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Repetitive Workplace Stress Injuries: Occupational Disease

Making the same motion hundreds of times a day, like striking keys on a keyboard, can result in repetitive workplace stress injuries, also known as occupational disease. In NYS, repetitive stress injuries (RSI) are known as an “occupational disease” or “occupational claim.” By either terminology, same is defined as any cumulative trauma disorder or repetitive Read More

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Injured by Violence in the Workplace

Workplace violence is more common than one might think. Employers have an obligation to take steps to keep their employees safe, especially for employees working in professions where a known risk of violence exists.  When employers fail to take necessary precautions, they put their employees’ physical and emotional health at risk. The Occupational Safety and Read More

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New York State Retirement Disability: What Does, and Does Not, Qualify as an Accident?

Employees of New York State or local municipalities are entitled to coverage under the New York State and Local Retirement System (NYSLRS). Under normal circumstances, an employee would need to accrue a certain number of service credits before being permitted to retire. Under certain circumstances, however, a worker may be permitted to collect the full Read More

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Steps to Take Immediately after Being Hurt at Work in New York

If you’ve been injured on the job, you may not be sure what to do first, or how to ensure that your right to be compensated for your injury is protected under New York State Workers’ Compensation law. Here are some guidelines on what to do after you’ve been hurt at work. Seek Treatment Not Read More

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