I have not received any benefits yet. I received a letter in the mail on 10/2/15 requesting that I have a MRI, CT, EMG, Diagnostic Ultrasound and another Xray. My Dr has not ordered an MRI because he said WC is difficult to get to pay for this th...
There are many Workers' Compensation attorneys in town who will see you for a free consultation. Contact one immediately to make sure you protect our rights.See question
I recently brought a small claims action against my dentist to recover a portion of the cost of some implants based on malpractice claims. The work was shoddy and requires significant additional work. Upon speaking with another dentist, I have bee...
Small claims really isn't the venue for dealing with your malpractice claim. If it has been decided in small claims then you may be bound by that decision in pursuing a subsequent malpractice case. Consult with a malpractice attorney in your area as soon as possible. Most attorneys will not charge a fee for this consultation.See question
the overtime is calculated. I was told we are paid 8.75 + half of 8.75 for every hour of overtime although 10 is the hourly rate. As I got to looking at pay stubs and the papers for the department of labor I now realize that false statements are b...
There are very strict Federal and New York State laws governing pay for overtime. An employer must pay time and a half for every hour over 40 hours for non-exempt employees. There are also protections for employees who make claims for this type of claim to prevent retaliation from the employer. I strongly suggest you consult with an employment lawyer as soon as possible to protect your claims for this back pay.See question
i make ten dollars a hour but the overtime pay is only 13.12. When I asked they said they have permission to take half of the minimum wage pay not what I make on the hour.
Under both federal and state law any overtime must be paid at least at time and a half. So if you are earning $10/hr then any hours over 40 in a week should be paid at $15/hr. There are protections available under both state and federal law. If your employer is violating this then you should consult with an attorney as soon as possible. Most attorneys will handle your claim on a contingency basis so you will not have to pay if there is no recovery on your behalf.See question
y; located in Syracuse NY My son sustained brain damage as a result of eating the Paint chips. Can I file a Lawsuit or is it too late.
I am sorry for your situation, but there are several options available for you pursue for your son. The statute of limitations does not begin to run until your son turns 18, and then expires on his 21st birthday. You should consult with an attorney as soon as possible to ensure the proper investigation in conducted.See question
i was taken into surgery in april of 2012 for a simple gallbladder removal the doctor cut my pancreaus open by accient and then i was diagnosed with reaccuernt pancreatitius i was in the hospital for a little over 3 months straight and sense then ...
There does not appear to be a question here - but for your reference I will outline what to do . In New York there is a requirement that before a medical malpractice case is filed a certificate of merit is prepared after review by a licensed physician who found malpractice. As a result you should consult with an attorney immediately so your records can be obtained and the review conducted. You did not indicate if the subsequent surgeries were with the same physician. If not, then there may be a statute of limitations issue based on when you last with the physician who is alleged to have committed malpractice. if you are serious about pursuing this I recommend you get a consultation as quickly as possible.See question
I was hired as an RN to work from home due to my disability from a lower back injury. I do triages, new patient intakes, prior authorizations, etc. I was recently told that they might need me to come into the office to perform nurse visits, etc. T...
I am sorry you have run into such a difficult situation. It sounds like you have a legitimate disability which your employer may have to make reasonable accommodations for to allow you to perform your job. There are some additional facts needed to properly assess whether you have a viable claim and I would recommend you consult with an attorney as soon as possible to see what rights you may have at this time.See question
I was getting sick due to other employees touching things with dirty gloves after toileting someone at first. Then had problems with my vehicle because of excessive driving for my job with my own personal vehicle (I was paid mileage but not repair...
You should consult with an employment attorney as soon as possible. There are whistleblower and FMLA protections which may apply to your situation.See question
been there four months never got a right paycheck
What exactly is your employer failing to pay? Regular wages? Overtime wages? There are both state and federal laws governing wages but more details are needed about your situation. Such as, are your hourly or salary? Thanks.See question
Happened on faulty machine, bad chuck on lathe machine, company was well aware of it over. Year
This is a workers compensation case which will be dependent on how hurt you are from the accident. There may also be a potential claim against machine manufacturer depending on how accident happened and if there was a defect in design or manufacture. Consult with an attorney as soon as possible.See question