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NYS Workers Compensation Law: What Contractors need to know

In New York State, Workers Compensation Insurance is mandatory. NYS Workers Compensation law requires employers to obtain and keep current workers’ comp coverage for every employee. In an industry where illnesses and injuries are common, both employers and employees benefit from this type of coverage. Read more

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Warning Signs of Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fraud

Workers’ Compensation insurance fraud is a growing trend, which can have serious financial repercussions. If you can learn to recognize common warning signs, you could save yourself from costly issues, like rising premiums, production delays and retraining costs. Read more

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Top Causes of the Most Expensive Workers Compensation Claims

American businesses are spending nearly $60 billion a year on Workers Compensation claims that require at least six missed work days, according to a recent analysis by Liberty Mutual Insurance. All but a small fraction of this money is spent on the top 10 causes of serious workplace injuries. If you employ workers in the skilled trades, this is a trend you need to know about. Read more

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How to Address Workers Compensation Fraud

Contractors sign up for Workers’ Compensation insurance to protect employees who are hurt on the job. Although most claims are legitimate, workers compensation fraud is common. Bogus claims can add up to big losses for not only insurance carriers but employers, too. Read more