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A Statement From Terry Katz & Associates Terry Katz and Associates is monitoring all developments regarding the Coronavirus pandemic and is taking all necessary steps to ensure the safety of employees and clients. One of these steps will involve our legal team working remotely.  Our office (8:30 am to 5:30 pm) hours will not change,…

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Hurt On The Job

If you have been hurt on the job, you will more than likely have many questions that you need to have answered. After an accident occurs, you will go through a wide range of emotions. Your injury can range from very mild to severe and life-altering. The first few hours and days after an injury will…

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When it comes to retirement in New York state, you naturally want to make sure that your financial needs are taken care of before you hang up your hat. Whether you live in New York City, Long Island, or anywhere else in the state, you know that expenses just seem to keep rising – which…

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Employers are often understanding when their employees miss time at work due to an unexpected emergency or accident occurs. On the other hand, they might not be so sympathetic when staff members start taking random time off, especially if it occurs on a routine basis. As an employee of a New York employer, it’s a…

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Worry About Social Security Disability Benefits

As many Americans may know, the United States government is not always good at maintaining a viable and sustaining budget. Unfortunately, such oversights have led to major budget deficits in numerous areas, including the Department of the Interior, Medicare, and Medicaid and the Social Security Administration. This may ultimately affect current recipients of Social Security…

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Approved Disabilities For Compensation

Getting injured on the job can equal a devastating loss of ability to generate regular income. It often carries with it financial burdens. This means rising medical bills and rehabilitation for the injuries sustained. You will also want to know how this injury is going to influence your income going forward. The answer to this…

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Workers’ Compensation Board Hearing

After an employee files a workers’ compensation insurance claim, the insurance carrier decides if they are accepting or contesting the claim. In cases where a claim is contested, it proceeds through the New York Workers’ Compensation Board. The Workers’ Compensation Board is an administrative court that oversees cases. How does the hearing process work if…

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Sanitation Dangerous Job

When people think of dangerous jobs, they think of firefighters, construction crews working on high rises, and other occupations that are associated with a physically intimidating setting. Few think of sanitation, but it’s the fourth most deadly occupation in the country, after fishing, logging, and aircraft. Some of the leading causes of workplace fatalities in…

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One of the documents required to prove disability to apply for social security disability benefits is verification from a medical professional. However, many may believe that just because the doctor has treated them once, it is enough evidence this is not the case. One of the common reasons SSD benefits are denied is because the…

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