Representing Small-Business Owners With Workers’ Comp Defense
Small-business owners should be able to focus on running their businesses, not on understanding the confusing bureaucratic structure of New York employment laws.
Trusted Advisors. Effective Advocates.
At Stockton, Barker & Mead, LLP, our diligent and personalized representation is designed to resolve our clients’ problems as efficiently as possible so that they can spend less time in a courtroom and more time operating their businesses.
Our small-business services include handling workers’ compensation defense cases and dealing with Workers’ Compensation Board notices. In all situations, we serve as trusted advisers and effective advocates for our clients.
Legal Advocates Committed To Protecting Your Interests
Our clients include sole proprietorships, limited liability companies (LLCs), S-corporations, C-corporations as well as other types of business entities utilized by small businesses. Many of our clients operate in the construction, service and health care fields, but we are well equipped to offer assistance to businesses in any industry.
We assist clients in a broad range of situations, including:
- Workers’ compensation claims from their employees
- Situations where an independent contractor seeks workers’ compensation as an employee
- Audits for wage and hour violations
- Penalties for failure to carry insurance as required by law
Helping You Find A Solution That Minimizes Financial Repercussions
When these or other situations arise, they can have a significant financial impact on a small business. We help our clients find a course of action that minimizes financial repercussions so that they can continue to operate their business and remain in full compliance with the law. When applicable, this includes counseling them about steps they can take to avoid issues in the future.