Here is a glossary of workers compensation terms commonly used in Workers Compensation Claims in New York City, especially in New York Workers Compensation Claims dealing with Construction Sites.  To speak to a New York City Construction Accident Attorney with a free consultation, please call

(718) 544-4100.  We can answer your question about any of these terms, free of charge.  Even if you are collecting worker’s compensation, you may still be able to collect additional damages for your injury!

Abey a Case:
Abey an Issue:
Accident (Work-Related):
Accident Date:
Accident, Notice and Causal Relationship (ANCR):
Adjourn (a Hearing):
Adjudication:
Appeal:
Apportionment:
Arising Out of and in the Course of Employment:
Attorney Fees:
Average Weekly Wage (AWW) for Workers’ Compensation Claims:
Average Weekly Wage (AWW) for Disability Benefits Claims:
Board Panel:
Calendar:
Cancel (a Case):
Case:
Case Number:
Cause of Accident:
Causation/Causative Factor:
Claim:
Claims Information Systems (CIS):
Classification Code:
Close (a Case):
Compensated Cases Closed (CCC):
Conciliation:
Contested:
Continue (a Case):
Controverted Claim:
C-2:
C-3:
C-4:
C-7:
C-8/8.6:
Debarment:
Decision:
Decision and Award Data System (D&A):
Dependent:
Disablement:
District:
Examiner:
Exclusive Remedy:
Experience Rating:
Extent of Disability:
Final Adjustment Hearing:
Hearing:
Hearing Point:
Indemnity Benefits:
Indexed Claim:
Judge:
Jurisdiction:
Licensed Representative:
Licensed Claimant Representative:
Lost Time:
Lump Sum Settlement:
Manual Rates:
Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI):
Medical Benefits:
Medical Fee Schedule:
Medical Treatment:
Misclassification:
Misrepresentation:
Modify a Decision:
Motion Calendar Hearing:
National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI):
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH):
New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board:
Non-Compensated Case:
Non-schedule Permanent Partial Disability:
Notice:
Occupation:
Occupational Disease (OD):
Occupational Disease, Notice and Causal Relationship (ODNCR):
Occupational Illness:
Occupational Injury:
Party of Interest:
Planned Coverage:
Premium:
Reduced Earnings:
Reimbursement, Request for:
Reopened Case:
Reopened Cases Fund:
Request for Further Action:
Rescind (a Decision):
Rescind (a Penalty):
Review Bureau:
Review, Request for:
Schedule Permanent Partial Disability:
Second Injury Fund:
Self-Insurance:
Special Funds:
State Insurance Fund:
Statutory Disability Benefits Insurance Policy:
Stop Work Orders:
Symptomatic Treatment:
Tentative Rate:
Third Party Action:
Total Disability:
Trial Calendar Hearing:
Uninsured Employers’ Fund:
Wage:
Wage Expectancy:
Wage Replacement:
Waiting Period:
Workers’ Compensation Board, New York State (WCB):
Workers’ Compensation Law (WCL):
Workers’ Compensation Law Judge (WCLJ; Compensation Claims Referee):