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What Are Weather Related Accidents? by cjleclaire
Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 293 293 recommendations | email to a friend
Weather related accidents are something to be concerned about, and statistics back up this fact. According to the   U.S. Department of Transportation , weather related crashes are accidents that take place in harmful weather conditions (rain, sleet, snow, fog, severe crosswinds or blowing sand/sn...
Is Workers’ Compensation the Only Source of Recovery for a Work Injury? by cjleclaire
Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 589 589 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens | New York City | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Under the workers’ compensation in New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have the right to pursue benefits through a workers’ compensation claim. In many instances, it will be your exclusive remedy—in other wor...
FAQs—What Employers Need to Know about Workers’ Compensation—Part One by cjleclaire
Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 462 462 recommendations | email to a friend
Answers for Business Owners to Common Questions about Workers’ Compensation If you are starting a new business in New York, one of the most important issues you need to address is workers’ compensation insurance. It can be a pretty confusing subject, so we’ve put together a couple pages of freque...
What Are Your Attorney Fees in a Workers’ Compensation Case? by cjleclaire
Jan 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 252 252 recommendations | email to a friend
In the aftermath of a work-related injury, one of your primary concerns is finances. You may be uncertain about how you’ll meet your financial obligations and you don’t want any unnecessary expenses. But you need to hire an experienced workers’ compensation attorney to ensure that you get the ben...
Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation if I’ve Had the Same Injury Before? by cjleclaire
Jan 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 572 572 recommendations | email to a friend
When you’ve had a workplace injury, one of your primary goals will be to get healthy enough to return to work. Of course, once you’ve suffered an injury, there’s always the risk that you’ll reinjure yourself. What happens then? Can you collect workers’ compensation benefits if you aggravate an ol...
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Investigation by cjleclaire
Jan 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 470 470 recommendations | email to a friend
How Should You Conduct Harassment Investigations? It is vital to conduct an investigation as soon as possible when an employer receives a complaint of sexual harassment (or any other type of discrimination harassment). Delays in investigating can be viewed as neglect and as a failure to take effe...
HOW TO PROTECT YOUR SMALL BUSINESS AGAINST SEXUAL HARASSMENT by cjleclaire
Jan 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 512 512 recommendations | email to a friend
Q&A that Applies to Sexual Harassment in Small Business Environments If you are a small business owner, you may wonder how to protect your small business from sexual harassment and resulting claims that put your business at risk. Here are some questions and answers (Q&A) that are a good place to ...
Frequently Asked Questions about Mesothelioma in the Workplace by cjleclaire
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 449 449 recommendations | email to a friend
Addressing Your Concerns about Work-Related Mesothelioma According to research, as many as 3,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with Mesothelioma every year. The only known cause of Mesothelioma is exposure to asbestos. The   World Health Organization estimates that as 125 million peop...
Answers to Common Questions about Cancer Caused by Work Exposure to Asbestos by cjleclaire
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 380 380 recommendations | email to a friend
For decades, many workers in New York have been exposed to asbestos in the workplace. It’s now clear that asbestos exposure can lead to certain types of cancer, as well as other physical maladies. This page answers many of the frequently asked about asbestos and its link to cancer. Q: What is asb...
Driving Tips for Winter Weather by cjleclaire
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 411 411 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Driving in winter weather can be a challenge and understanding some basic ideas about how to drive on ice or in snow can help prevent accidents. Treacherous winter driving conditions range from freezing rain, sleet, snow or simply temperature drops where wet su...