Workers Compensation vs. Personal Injury Lawsuits: Understanding the Differences

Lisa BabiarzNews, Personal Injury & Workers Compensation

Accidents can happen anywhere. From work to the road, life-changing accidents often require the help of both worker compensation attorneys and personal injury attorneys. But are these one-in-the-same? Yes and no. Although worker compensation law firms often cover personal injury cases as well, there are different courses of action for the two. This article aims to shed light on these …

Workers Compensation and Medical Expenses: What’s Covered and What’s Not

Lisa BabiarzNews, Personal Injury & Workers Compensation

Worker’s Compensation can provide financial assistance, medical benefits, and even rehabilitation services for those who sustain work-related injuries or illnesses. Although many things fall under this coverage umbrella, worker’s compensation lawyers will tell you that there are many things that do not. This article delves into the topic of workers’ compensation, highlighting the common coverage and benefits. It also explores …

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Understanding How Paid Family Leave differs from Workers Compensation

Lisa BabiarzNews, Personal Injury & Workers Compensation

The Family Care Act is Not Part of Workers Compensation It is essential for employees to know the difference between workers’ compensation and paid family leave to understand their rights, benefits, and the appropriate program for their specific situations. This knowledge allows employees to access the necessary support, navigate the claims process correctly, make informed decisions about their health and …

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Understanding New York State Workers’ Compensation Benefits: What You’re Entitled to as an Injured Employee

Lisa BabiarzNews, Personal Injury & Workers Compensation

Workers’ compensation is a complex area of law. So, it makes sense that most New York workers wouldn’t have the specialized knowledge and experience to know what to do if an on-the-job injury occurred. This is why it’s important to know about New York State workers’ compensation benefits and what you’re entitled to as an injured employee. Then you’ll want …

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When Should You Contact a Worker’s Compensation Lawyer?

Lisa BabiarzEmployment Law, News

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, private employers reported 2.6 million nonfatal work injuries in 2021. If you get injured on the clock, it’s essential to have a plan of action to ensure you protect your rights and livelihood while you’re in recovery. Without the right support, you could be missing out on the benefits you’re entitled to. In …