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New Options for Small New York Businesses’ Disability Insurance

Frank J. Dito, Jr.
Car accident, personal injury and workers’ compensation attorney serving Staten Island and Brooklyn New York.

Posted on Jul 28, 2010

July 6, 2010 - New York City, NY - Small New York state businesses now have a new option to provide their employees with disability insurance.

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America recently approved a new disability insurance program for New York state companies with fewer than 50 employees. This new offer satisfies the New York disability insurance requirements according to Guardian.

The new Guardian New York State Disability Law program provides up to $700 in weekly benefits for up to 26 weeks for disabled employees from companies with 10-49 employees. For smaller companies with 2-9 employees, the maximum benefits are $500 for up to 26 weeks.

There are also programs for businesses with more than 50 employees, with weekly benefits up to $750 per week for up to 52 weeks.

New York Disability Lawyers Can Help

Disability insurance provided by your employer generally only covers temporary disability. If you are facing long term disability that may prevent you from gainful employment, contact a New York disability to review your case. You may be a candidate for Social Security disability claims and programs.

Before you file your Social Security disability claim, be sure to take advantage of this free consumer's guide: 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a Social Security Disability Claim. The Law Offcies of Frank J. Dito, Jr. are there to help in building your disability claim - 718-701-2776.

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