Robert A. Koenigsberg is here to help you with your claim.You may be entitled to
more benefits than you think!
WHAT IS WORKER’S COMP?
It is a form of compensation and/or insurance that
“provides cash benefits and/or medical care for workers
who are injured/ill as a direct result of their job.”
The compensation received by a worker is not contingent
on their potential carelessness, or on other determinants
of “fault” as long as the worker’s accident is absent of
intoxication from drugs or alcohol.
The NewYorkWorker’s Compensation Board – a state
agency – processes all compensation claims.
WHO IS COVERED BYTHEWORKER’S COMP
Any employee working for a for-profit organization
Family-members of business owners
Public servants employed with the state of NewYork
Public school teachers – EXCLUDING those employed
THE CLAIM PROCESS FORWORKER’S COMP
Immediately After the Incident:
Get medical treatment for the injury
Notify your supervisor
File a Form EmployeeClaim (C-3) with theWorker’s
This must occur within two years of the employee knowing
the injury resulted from the workplace
Within 48 hours of the Accident:
Your doctor files a Doctor’s Initial Report (C-4) with the Board
Within 10 days:
Your employer reports the injury to their insurance and the
With in 2 weeks of the Employer’s report on the injury:
The insurer will write a statement explaining the worker’s
Within 18 days of the Employer’s report on the injury:
Payments of benefits begin from the insurer to the worker
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ROBERT A KONIGSBERG WILL HELP!
Whether you were injured while running an errand for your
boss, in a construction accident or in an industrial accident,
contact NewYork workers’ comp lawyer Robert A.
Koenigsberg to discuss your legal options.
If you were injured before March 13, 2007, we will explain
how your benefits are covered under the old law.
We offer free initial consultations at our law office, which is
conveniently located across the street from the Federal
Plaza in downtown Manhattan.We look forward to helping