Author Archives: Stacey Guzman

How NY Workers’ Compensation And Other Disability Payments May Affect Your Benefits

Disability payments from private sources, such as private pension or insurance benefits, do not affect your Social Security disability benefits. However, workers’ compensation and other public disability benefits may reduce your Social Security Benefits. Workers’ compensation benefits are paid to … Continue reading

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NYS Appellate Division Affirms the Workers’ Compensation Board

In Matter of Brittain, the carrier appealed a decision of the Board which affirmed the establishment of a work related accident. Claimant performed human  resources work for the employer that required her to frequently travel between her office and New … Continue reading

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Gov. Cuomo provides important info regarding Workers’ Comp Reform in New York

According to insurancejournal.com, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said this week that employers in the state are poised to save some $800 million annually.  In addition, the approved 2013-14 budget will also boost injured workers’ minimum weekly benefit from $100 to … Continue reading

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