What is Considered a Workplace Accident?

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Many types of work environments have dangers that are inherent to them simply because of the nature of the work. One example is the construction industry, but others can involve manufacturing processes or even healthcare. No matter what kind of work you do, it is possible to become injured in an accident while at work. Employers are legally obligated to …

What Constitutes Discrimination in the Workplace?

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In the workplace, discrimination means the unfair treatment of an employee based on race, gender, creed, national origin, disability, age or similar. This unfair treatment can include things like work privileges or breaks, time off, work terms and conditions, or type and difficulty of assignments. Discrimination may also affect pay, hiring and firing, promotion, or quality and length of training. …

How Does a Workers’ Compensation Lawsuit Work in the State of New York?

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If you’ve been injured while at work, the state of New York obligates your employer to have workers’ compensation insurance that will compensate you for your injuries. However, in order to make the workers’ compensation claim process go smoothly and effectively, you need to take all the needed steps to ensure that your legal rights are honored. An experienced New …