2019 New York Workers’ Compensation Handbook

New York Workers' Compensation Law Handbook 2019 Edition
Cover of the New York Workers’ Compensation Law Handbook, 2019 Edition. Guide for employers and carriers to New York workers’ compensation law.
This is Gregory Lois’ practical, up-to-date, and easy-to-understand guide to workers’ compensation claims in New York. This book is designed for employers, attorneys, claim adjusters, physicians, self-insured employers and vocational rehabilitation workers.

This guide is written in plain English by a New York State attorney and provides a detailed analysis of relevant statutes and regulations; a complete recap of recent court decisions including 2016 & 2017 cases; and a full description of current practice. This book provides a behind-the-scenes look at the complicated issues and makes the law understandable for business owners.

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About the Book.

List Price: $129.00
6″ x 9″ (15.24 x 22.86 cm)
Black & White on White paper
319 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1728680179
BISAC: Law / Labor & Employment

New in the 2019 edition:

  • Updated rates and benefits sections with 2018-2019 rates.
  • Discussion of virtual hearing program.
  • Updates to reflect statutory changes form April 2017 statutory reform.

Includes a summary of the Medical Treatment Guidelines (Chapter 8) and the New York State Guidelines for Determining Permanent Impairment. Up-to-date chapters on the Medicare Secondary Payer Act and MMSEA, OSHA regulations, and HIPAA considerations are included.
[Revision date: November 1, 2018]

Chapter List:

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Claim Overview (beginning at page 5)
  • Chapter 2: Fighting Frivolous Claims (page 37)
  • Chapter 3: Jurisdiction  (page 47)
  • Chapter 4: Employers and Employees (page 55)
  • Chapter 5: Defenses (page 69)
  • Chapter 6: Arising Out Of and In the Course of Employment (page 79)
  • Chapter 7: Indemnity Benefits (page 87)
  • Chapter 8: Medical Benefits and the Medical Treatment Guidelines (page 103)
  • Chapter 9: Death Benefits (page 119)
  • Chapter 10: Off the Job injuries; Disability Benefits (page 123)
  • Chapter 11: Traumatic Injuries (page 125)
  • Chapter 12: Occupational Claims (page 129)
  • Chapter 13: Trials and Hearings (page 137)
  • Chapter 14: Independent Medical Evaluations (page 153)
  • Chapter 15: Understanding Loss of Wage Earning Capacity (LWEC) (page 163)
  • Chapter 16: Settling Claims (page 187)
  • Chapter 17: Reopening Closed PPD Cases (page 191)
  • Chapter 18: Liens, Third Party Settlements, Special Fund Reimbursement, and Loss Transfer Litigation. (page 195)
  • Chapter 19: Penalties. (page 217)
  • Chapter 20: World Trade Center Health Fund (page 223)
  • Chapter 21: Medicare Secondary Payer Act (page 229)
  • Chapter 22: OSHA- Developing a Comprehensive Prevention Strategy for Workplace Injuries (page 241)
  • Chapter 23: HIPAA (page 253)
  • Chapter 24: Owner Controlled Insurance Policy (OCIP) and Contractor Controlled Insurance Policy (CCIP)(page 269)

Attribution

Author: Gregory Lois

Defending Employers