Updates to Laws/Acts

NEW EMFs for all NYS Employers (2023)

We have an important insurance update to share regarding all Workers Compensation and/or Volunteer Firefighter Benefits Law (VFBL) policyholders in New York State. This applies to all insurance companies and providers doing business in New York State. The New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board (NYCIRB) has implemented a new calculation this year to determine the […]

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New York State Workers’ Compensation Law

(Fire Districts Only) This section applies to Fire Commissioners and all paid employees of a fire district, including paid firefighters, secretaries, etc. Report Accidents, Injuries, Death To file a Workers’ Compensation claim, several forms may be necessary. Please report claims by filing all applicable forms with FDM and the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board.

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Volunteer Firefighters’ Benefit Law

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS What are the benefits under the Volunteer Firefighters’ Benefit Law?All active volunteer members of a fire company or fire department of a county, city, town, village or fire district are eligible for weekly cash payments, medical, podiatry, chiropractic, rehabilitative and hospital care furnished during periods of disability resulting from injury “in the

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