How long do I have to file a C-3 claim to the appropriate NY district office?
Once an accident is reported to your employer, you have 2 years to file the C-3 to begin the worker’s comp claim.
Who has to receive a copy of the C-4 (the doctor’s initial report)?
A C-4 report must be sent to the district office in NY, the injured party and his attorney, and the employer or their insurance company.
When does My employer have to notify me of my rights in New York?
After the accident is reported the employer has 2 weeks to provide a written statement of your worker’s comp rights.
When do worker’s compensation benefits begin to be paid?
If you have missed 7 days or more of work from the injury the insurer must begin payments at that time.
Does the doctor need to submit ongoing reports while compensation is being paid?
Every 45 days the doctor must submit additional reports (Form C-4.2)