Injured New York workers who suffered their injuries while carrying out their job duties may be able to receive lost wages benefits through the state workers’ compensation program if their injuries prevent them from going to work. Lost wages will not compensate you for your full amount of income; however, they are also exempt from federal income tax. As such, you may end up receiving an amount of lost wages benefits that comes close to the amount you were earning.
Here are the three circumstances when you can qualify to receive lost wages benefits:
Workers’ compensation wage replacement benefits have served as a financial lifeline for many New York workers whose lives were disrupted as a result of a serious workplace accident and injuries. If you feel that you could qualify for lost wages benefits do not pass up this important aid.
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