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How Long Does Workers’ Comp Last in New York?

The duration of workers’ compensation benefits depends on several variables, including the type of injury, whether the disability is temporary or permanent, and the loss of earning capacity. Generally speaking, the more severe and permanent your injury and loss of earning capacity, the longer you’ll receive benefits. If you or a loved one has been […]

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Do I Have to be a U.S. Citizen to Receive Workers’ Compensation?

If you’re an immigrant worker who has been injured on the job in New York City, you may ask, “Do I have to be a U.S. citizen to receive workers’ compensation?” No, you do not have to be a U.S. citizen—or even a permanent resident—to be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. A common misconception is

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How Can I Pay My Medical Bills Before I Receive My Insurance Settlement?

You can pay your medical bills before you receive your insurance settlement by: Finding out if your healthcare provider will delay charging for treatment until the insurer agrees to cover it Filing for workers’ compensation benefits, if the injury occurred at work Finding out if your healthcare provider offers financial assistance or other forms of

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