The Klein & Cardali Law Group, PLLC


Employer Defense

New York Lawyers

Employers and business owners can face many legal hurdles in workers’ compensation cases. It is important to know your rights when it comes to fighting for your case. Although we cannot guarantee a successful outcome at all times, it is in your best interest to contact a lawyer in hopes of getting your case the best possible outcome.

As an employer it is very important to keep in mind that if you are found out to be operating a business without workers’ compensation insurance, you could face substantial penalties and sanctions from the workers’ compensation board.

You could also be subject to criminal charges depending on the severity of your infractions. Therefore, it is best practice to insure your business with the proper workers’ compensation insurance. It is also important to familiarize yourself with your rights when it comes to a workers’ compensation case.

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The Employer Rights:
  • Open an investigation into how your employee(s) accident occured;
  • Offer workers light duty job, if applicable;
  • Fill in a position while a worker is out;
  • Stop paying your employee(s) salary if they can no longer work;
  • Continue paying your employee(s) salary, but ask the insurance carrier to reimburse you;
  • Have employee(s) attend Independent Medical Examinations (IME’s);
  • Request and attend Workers’ Compensation Hearings;
  • Review employee(s) work history and records;
  • Report any fraudulent claims to the Fraud Inspector General;
  • Appeal a Workers’ Compensation Board Decision.
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If you are an employer and believe you need help defending your side of a workers’ compensation case against you, let us help guide you through the legal process. Contact us now for a free consultation.