We finally got our fountain fixed a few weeks ago. I asked my manager was it okay to use, she said yes, but the water pressure was low. I never noticed anything. I happened to get sick around the next few days. I took off work one day, left early on the other days I worked. I was forced to use my... View More
If you consume something on the job that you believe made you sick you should report it to your employer. Often times, the employer will send you to a doctor to evaluate you and they will also investigate your claim. It is important to report it immediately to your employer, and let them know you...View More
I need help figuring out the calculation for applying NY WCL Article 2 Section 16. If AWW (ACE) were 1945.83, and the NYSAWW were 1450.17, and disabled widow benefits (DWB) was 1896 per month, what would be the offset applied to the WC benefit? I understand that the combined total of WC and DWB... View More
For precise guidance on New York law, including the specific calculations and potential age-related changes to benefits, I strongly advise consulting with a legal professional who is knowledgeable in New York workers' compensation law.
Hello, I have a personal injury lawsuit on my hands due to someone falling on my property and having injury due to them not following my walk way and cutting across my property/lawn while working for a Big company. The Case was filed in Superior Court; Civil Division, but in the wrong County.... View More
I work in food service and the doctor gave me a note stating that I can be on my feet for 3 hours total a day. My employer called me and told me that they can accommodate me for 3 hours of work a day. My question is: If I go back to work will workers comp pay me the difference of my 70percent... View More
1. Yes 2. No. Workers comp should pay a portion of the difference in your normal wage and the 3 hours you actually are able to work (and its tax-free). Typically, you are unable to sue your employer for a work injury if there are not third parties involved. Seeking counsel from a NJ workers comp...View More
This is not workers comp. It is more in the field of wage and hour compliance. Google the NJ Department of Labor. Go to the tab on Worker Protection and wage and hour compliance will pop up. That will make for good background reading. if you don't have the answer after that contact a wage...View More
I am a relatively new employee. I started working about a month ago. That is around the time in which I began getting pain in my arms and strong numbness in my fingers. I waited a little bit to see if this was something that required me to get adjusted to or if it was temporary, but as I went to... View More
It's hard to say from what you described as to whether you have a solid WC case. The best thing to do is to report your experience to Costco and ask to be seen by a company authorized doctor. You have to get treatment through Costco, although there are exceptions. A lot depends upon the job...View More
I reside in NJ where but i was doing work in NY, where a county specific license was required to do home improvement. I have a court date and i need to know what kind of lawyer i should find. I didn't qualify for a public defender.
I have a part time job where an undocumented employee got injured on the job and the employer is asking him to fill out an I-9 verification form so that he can pay the medical bills. By the looks of things it seems like my boss is trying to get rid of him and not actually pay for the medical bills,... View More
Both your boss and the undocumented worked are in violation of Federal law. It is unwise to post anything further about this in a public forum monitored by law enforcement. There is no attorney-client privilege online and this situation is far beyond the scope of this forum.
I am trying to obtain the bills so that I can file a lawsuit pro se, with the initial attempt being a demand letter. I have also been contacted by the drivers insurance company wanting to settle this matter but without the bills I am unaware of what would be a fair offer. I asked the previous... View More
Yes you should speak with a lawyer about this immediately, most of us offer free in office consultations and most will do this on a contingency fee basis (i.e you only pay the lawyer if you collect). Lastly you may not just be able to collect from your employer but also the person that hit you, if...View More
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