It’s All About Notice: Giving the Proper Notice in the Workplace for Workers’ Compensation Claims

Giving timely notice of an accident to an employer may be the single most important factor in a Workers’ Compensation case. N.Y. Workers’ Compensation Law Section 18 requires that an employee must provide written notice of a work place injury to the employer within 30 days of the accident causing the injury for a claimant […]

Work Related Stress and Workers’ Compensation

Recently, the New York Courts addressed the issues faced by injured workers’ seeking to file a Workers’ Compensation claim for work related stress. In Matter of Kraus, the injured worker (claimant) worked for a large grocery store chain administering company policies related to on the job injuries. The claimant was responsible for identifying and distinguishing […]

The Power of a Workers’ Compensation Appeal: FOA Claimant Receives $30K Award & Continued Payments

Our attorneys appealed a September 2016 Workers’ Compensation decision for client William.  William was classified as having a Permanent Partial Disability and was required by the September decision to produce evidence of a work search before Workers’ Compensation benefits could be made. Our attorneys appealed the September decision and argued that a recent change by […]

FOA Attends 2017 Labor Press Leadership Awards Reception

FOA was Proud to attend the 2017 Labor Press Leadership Awards Reception on November 28, 2017. It was a great night to celebrate labor organization leadership. Congratulations to the 2017 Labor Leadership Awards recipients: Thomas P. DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller; Richard Lanigan, President, Office and Professional Employees International Union; Dan J. Kane, Sr., International […]

To Spice or Not To Spice?

Herbs and spices are key ingredients to generating delicious dishes. Studies show that herbs and spices also offer health benefits and have even more disease fighting antioxidants than most fruits and vegetables! Most of the evidence exists for cinnamon, chili peppers, turmeric, garlic, oregano, basil, thyme, and rosemary. Herbs and spices protect against cancer, diabetes, […]