WORKERS COMPENSATION

When worker’s compensation isn’t enough

You may have heard that in New York State you can’t sue your employer for any injury that happens on the job. Yes, it is true that, with certain exceptions, a worker’s compensation claim is the only type of claim you can make against your employer for most types of accidents that occur on the job. Unfortunately, worker’s compensation payments do not include compensation for past and future pain, suffering and loss of enjoyment of life, which can be substantial...