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Construction Worker Killed After Falling From Midtown Building

A construction worker was killed after he feel while working on a Midtown Manhattan building, according to reports. The incident happened at 135 West 52nd Street.   The victim, only identified as a 52-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. He fell from the 45th story of the building. He landed between two buildings …

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What are cash benefits when receiving workers’ compensation?

For some New York workers who suffer work-related injuries, there is the opportunity to receive cash benefits through workers’ compensation. It depends on the circumstances and the extent of the injuries. It is important for the worker making the workers’ compensation claim to understand the rules for being awarded cash benefits. Gathering the proper information …

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Workers’ compensation — who is an employee?

The workers’ compensation law can be a boon for New York workers with an on-the-job injury. But only for those who are employees. Who qualifies? Generally, workers’ compensation insurance views the following as employees — unpaid volunteers, part-time employees, borrowed employees, leased employees, day laborers and even most subcontractors — though some exceptions apply. In …

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What do I do if I suffer on-the-job injuries in New York?

There are certain jobs in New York that lend themselves to risk and the possibility of work-related injuries. Even jobs that are not considered physically and mentally stressful and dangerous can cause on-the-job injuries. Because of that, it’s important to know what to do when injured at work and in need of workers’ compensation benefits. …

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