It is imperative that the necessary steps are followed when an injury or occupational illness occur. First, you should notify your employer verbally or in writing within 30 days of the injury. You must file a Workers’ Compensation Board form C-3, (Employee’s claim) for compensation. This is a New York State form that must be filed within two years of the injury. In the case of an occupational illness such as, carpal tunnel syndrome, you have 2 years from when you realized it was work related or the first medical report from the doctor supporting the carpal tunnel syndrome as work related. You should seek medical care as soon as possible from a Physician who will
The New York Workers’ Compensation Law took effect on July 1, 1914. With few exceptions, most private and public employers of at least one person must carry coverage for their employees. Employers must demonstrate compliance with this compulsory law by prominently posting form C-105, "Notice of Compliance," at each place of business.
We frequently represent Workers' Compensation cases in Long Island New York (NY) including, Albertson, Bethpage, Dix Hills, Elmwood,Huntington, Huntington Station, Levittown, Westbury, South Huntington, Hicksville, Bayville, Glenncove, Merrick, Bellmore, Syossett, Jericho, Plainview, Roslyn, Roslyn Heights, Deer Park, Glenn Head, New Hyde Park, Manhasset, Farmingdale, Hauppague, Patchague, Deer Park, east Meadow, Mellville. In Queens we often help people in Flushing, Jamaica, Douglaston, Long Island City