Workers’ Compensation

Common injuries in the nursing field

Nurses in New York perform physically and emotionally demanding jobs with many inherent risks. While working around sick patients, nurses are exposed to communicable diseases as well as hazardous substances, harmful radiation, and the potential for needle sticks. The...

Workers’ comp and third-party lawsuits

Most New York employers are required to carry workers' compensation coverage to protect their employees when they are injured or sickened at work. Injured employees do not have to prove that their employers negligently caused their accidents and injuries to secure...

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