WHAT IS WORKERS' COMPENSATION? IS IT A LAWSUIT?
What is Workers' Compensation? Workers' Compensation is a form of no-fault insurance. Before New York adopted Workers' Compensation laws, the injured workers' only remedy was to sue his/her employer in the courts, like in personal injury suits. It could be years before the employee would see an outcome, and a totally disabled worker would often be left with no income in the meantime. The employer, who evidently could afford the better lawyers, had the upper hand duri