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Category: NY Workers Compensation Claims

What is an Occupational Disease?

Thursday, February 28, 2013

 Your work-related disability may not be the result of a single accident. Exposure to certain job related agents may have caused you to develop a debilitating condition over time. However, not all injuries that develop over time are occupational diseases that entitle you to benefits. The illness must be “the natural and unavoidable result of the conditions of employment”. In other words, you can’t go out of your way to inhale fiberglass while working on a construction site or be gnawing at a lead pipe all day while working in an office and expect to receive benefits when you get sick. […]

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Workers Compensation Settlements: Stipulations, Schedule Loss of Use (SLU) Awards and Section 32 Agreements

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Schedule Loss of Use Awards (SLU’s) are awards given to injured workers who have permanent injures to certain body pats, most often extremity injuries. New York Workers Compensation Schedule Loss of Use (SLU) Awards . It should be noted that an injure claimant can receive a Schedule Loss of Use Award without having to lose any time from work.
The most important aspect of a Section 32 Agreement is that the claimant is allowed to waive any or all past, present or future compensation and medical benefits

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William Turley and Craig Rosasco Attend Workers' Memorial Mass

Monday, April 30, 2012

William J. Turley, Managing Workers’ Compensation Partner in our Ronkonkoma, Suffolk County office, andCraig E. Rosasco, Managing Workers’ Compensation Partner in our Nassau County office attended the Workers’ Memorial Mass tonight at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Bay Shore.

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Zadroga Act Closer to Accepting WTC Cancer Coverage

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

9/11 WTC Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC). It is hoped that they will strongly support their initial draft report to NIOSH Director, John Howard, MD, which recommends inclusion of cancer among those illnesses covered under the Zadroga Act.

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