What is Vocational Rehabilitation?
Are you worried that you won’t be able to perform the type of work activities you were performing prior to your work injury? Check out this educational video by Buffalo Workers Compensation Attorney Jerry A. Gambino, to learn more about vocational rehabilitation. If you have questions about your work injury, contact us today to schedule a consultation. Let our experience work for you.
- The workers compensation carrier does not offer paid rehabilitation.
- People whose injuries preclude them from returning to the same work often ask whether the insurance company going to pay for re-training or education.
- Although that answer is, no, a program called Access VR, accessible through workers’ comp and New York State, helps people re-train and rehabilitate for a new career.
- Injured people are enabled to obtain loans and grants to help pay for re-training or re-education.