Workers' Compensation Eligibility

Gilbert, Blaszcyk & Milburn have years of experience providing clients across Long Island and New York with excellent workers compensation representation. If you were injured on the job and are seeking workers' compensation benefits, it is important to find out whether you qualify and are eligible to receive any benefits. If so, you could be entitled to such benefits that include payments for medical bills and some lost wages. As long as you're eligible, you can receive proper compensation no matter who was at fault for the injury. However, in exchange for this right to benefits, you will be forfeiting the right to file a lawsuit against your employer. If you are seeking representation for your claim, the staff over at 

Basic Workers' Comp Eligibility Requirements

Workers' Comp Eligibility NYWhen it comes to workers compensation and being eligible for it, there are a few requirements involved. These requirements are typically set on the state level and can vary. However, there are some basic requirements to be eligible for it and they are:

  1. You must be an employee.
  2. The employer must provide workers' compensation insurance.
  3. Injury or illness must be work-related.

There are a few grey areas that have special rules and categories that may fall out of that more general description of the eligibility. Domestic workers, agricultural and farm workers, seasonal workers, or workers provided by a temp agency by being guided by a different set of rules. Speaking and consulting with a lawyer is a surefire way to understanding these outlines and figuring out if and how you are covered. Workers compensation fraud is also a common claim. Understand how fraud happens and how to prevent it.

Workers' Compensation Representation

The team at Gilbert, Blaszcyk & Milburn has years of experience providing their expert services to clients across Long Island and New York. Please take a look to see what offices are near you!

  • Patchogue (631-447-6500)
  • Riverhead (631-208-9760)
  • Melville (631-421-4725)

If you have been recently injured on the job and are seeking proper benefits, please contact us today. We can provide the representation you need and deserve. Our offices are conveniently located across Long Island to ensure there is a location nearby. There are many elements to consider when starting a case, so please call today a receive a free consultation. We will work with you to help get you the compensation you so rightly deserve!