As a company, is it required by law that we provide workers’ compensation insurance?
Every state, including New York, has its own regulations related to workers’ compensation insurance. However, most states make it a requirement, depending on the number of workers employed. In addition, certain industries may have different rules that they follow. If you are unsure if your company needs to have this insurance, consider speaking with one of the Long Island workplace injury attorneys from Pioletti & Pioletti who understands the different laws and provide proper legal guidance.
What will workers’ compensation insurance do for employees?
Workers’ comp is used to help pay for expenses caused by work-related incidents. This insurance can help with expenses related to:
What are the proper steps to take after an employee is injured at work?
After an accident occurs, the first thing you should do is ensure the safety of workers. An employer should immediately help the injured person and get other workers to safety, as well as contact proper medical services if needed. After the situation is under control, document what happened and talk to any witnesses. For proper legal guidance, call us one of our Long Island workplace injury attorneys for a free consultation.
How do I file a workers’ compensation claim?
After an employee is injured, an employer should do the following:
There are certain timeframes that an employee must abide by in order to get the compensation. The employer should provide the forms and paperwork in a timely manner. There are certain laws and regulations as well that need to be followed. Having one of our Long Island workplace injury attorneys who understand the different laws can help ensure you are well covered and compensated for your injuries.
Contact Our Long Island Workplace Injury Attorneys
If you have been injured on the job and would like to find out more, contact one of our Long Island workplace injury attorneys from Pioletti & Pioletti for a free and confidential consultation.