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905, 2022

What Happens in a Workers Compensation Hearing in New York

May 9th, 2022|Workers' Compensation New York|

During a New York Workers’ Compensation hearing the status of your claim will be determined. These hearings are held at the New York Workers’ Compensation Board. As of right now, all participants may attend each hearing virtually, but that could change in the future. How you can attend a hearing will be located on a hearing notice sent to you. Who Attends a Workers Comp Hearing? Typically, the participants in a workers’ comp hearing

505, 2022

Uber and Lyft Accident Injuries – Who is Responsible?

May 5th, 2022|Uber Lyft Rideshare Accident Injuries|

I Was in an Uber or Lyft Accident. Who is Responsible? In Uber and Lyft automobile accidents, who is ultimately responsible for damages are complicated. There are multiple individuals involved. There could also be multiple rideshare companies, and that means serious investigatory work to determine the appropriate parties to include in the lawsuit. Discussing details of the accident with an experienced Uber & Lyft auto accident injury lawyer like those at McMahon Kublick PC in

305, 2022

Uber & Lyft Rideshare Accidents in Syracuse & CNY

May 3rd, 2022|Uber Lyft Rideshare Accident Injuries|

UBER LYFT Injury Lawsuits People all across Syracuse and Central New York utilize rideshare services on a daily basis. It’s simple to do, just pull out your smartphone, open the app, and a car is there in minutes. Unfortunately, some riders have been seriously injured when the rideshare vehicle they were in was involved in a car accident. When the negligence of another person causes you harm, you have the right to file a personal

305, 2022

Can I Get Workers Comp in New York if I Get Covid-19 at Work?

May 3rd, 2022|Workers' Compensation New York|

In New York, the coronavirus pandemic hit everyone pretty hard. For many workers, they have been out for weeks, even months after they contracted the coronavirus. Some were unable to return to work for the foreseeable future. In New York can you qualify for workers’ compensation benefits if you’ve had covid-19? If so, what do you have to show to secure payments? Workers’ Compensation Provides Benefits for Occupational Disease In New York just like all

305, 2022

Can My Employer Fire Me if I File a Workers Compensation Claim?

May 3rd, 2022|Workers' Compensation New York|

It is against the law in New York for your employer to fire you based solely on the fact that you have filed a workers’ compensation claim. New York is an employment-at-will state, which means at any point in your stay with a company you can be terminated by either the employer or the employee. In a typical workers’ compensation case, if your employer terminates you or you have been out of work for a

305, 2022

Does New York Workers Compensation Count as Taxable Income?

May 3rd, 2022|Workers' Compensation New York|

Many individuals who receive workers’ compensation benefits in Syracuse and Central New York can be confused as to whether those benefits count as income for state and federal income tax. The money you receive from Workers Compensation in New York State generally is not considered income to be taxed under federal, state, or local income tax codes. These codes do change, so it would benefit you to contact our office, your accountant, or the person

1001, 2022

Not Wearing a Seatbelt | Personal Injury Accident Claims

January 10th, 2022|Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers|

How New York's Seatbelt Law Affects Your Personal Injury Claim The simplest way to ensure your safety when in a motor vehicle is by wearing a seatbelt. No matter if you are running a few errands close by or traveling out of town, car accidents can and do happen when you least expect it. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), the most fatal accidents happen at speeds less than 40 mph and

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