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Third Department Cases Dealing With Workers Compensation 3-12-15

Today the Court decided 2 cases dealing with workers’ compensation. In Matter of Aponte, the claimant appealed a finding that he had voluntarily removed himself from the labor market. Claimant was injured in March 2009 when a coworker assaulted him, and his case was established for an injury to the neck, back and knee. Claimant […]

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Court Decided 3 Cases Dealing With Workers Compensation 3-5-15

The first was another case involving the self-insured trusts NYS v. Builders Self Insured Trusts. In Matter of O’Brien ,  the carrier appealed a finding that the employer was not entitled to reimbursement for wages paid.  While claimant was a correction officer for the selfInsured employer, he sustained several work-related injuries to his shoulders. During […]

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Third Department Decisions dealing with workers’ compensation issues 2-11-15

In the Matter of Hershewsky , a pro se claimant appealed a finding that they had committed a 114-a violation. Claimant sustained a work-related injury to her back in 1992 and was awarded workers’ compensation benefits. In 2011, the employer and its workers’ compensation carrier raised the issue of whether claimant had violated Workers’ Compensation […]

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The Third Department decided 5 cases dealing with workers’ compensation issues

Matter of Worthington , the carrier appealed the establishment of a case as well as awards made in the matter. Claimant, a registered nurse, injured her right foot, left wrist and face after she fell while making her rounds and checking on patients during her shift at the hospital. According to claimant, she was walking […]

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The Third Department Cases 12-31-14

The Court decided 5 cases dealing with workers compensation last week. In Matter of Dag Hammarskjold Tower, Appeals (1) from a decision of the Workers Compensation Board, filed May 30, 2012, which ruled that claimant did not violate Workers Compensation Law § 114, and (2) from a decision of said Board, filed August 20, 2013, […]

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The Third Department Cases Dealing With Worker’s Compensation Issues 12-4-14

Today the Court decided 2 cases dealing with workers compensation . In Matter of Monahan, the carrier appealed from a decision of the Workers Compensation Board, filed March 7, 2013, which, among other things, directed the employers workers compensation carrier to make a deposit into the aggregate trust fund pursuant to Workers Compensation Law $ […]

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Third Department Decisions – 11-26-14

The one decision dealing with workers compensation dealt with licensing of a doctor. In Matter of Cohen , a medical provider appealed from a judgment of the Supreme Court entered September 27, 2013 in Albany County, which dismissed petitioners application, in a proceeding pursuant to CPLR article 78, to review a determination of respondent denying […]

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Worker’s Compensation Cases Decided 11-20-14

Today the Third Department decided 2 cases and the Court of Appeals decided one case dealing with workers compensation issues. In Matter of Best Hatfield, Appeal from an order of the Supreme Court , entered May 30, 2013 in Saratoga County, which, among other things, denied defendants motion to compel plaintiff to file a satisfaction […]

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State of the System 2014

Grey & Grey, LLP has released a White Paper authored by managing partner Robert E. Grey. The paper was cross-endorsed by the New York Workers’ Compensation Alliance (WCA), the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) and the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI). The 2014 White Paper reviews the current legislative, […]

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Third Department Decisions 11-13-14

Today the Court decided 4 cases dealing with workers’ compensation. In Matter of Hasbrouck, the carrier appealed from a decision of the Workers’ Compensation Board, filed July 25, 2012, which, upon reconsideration, ruled, among other things, that claimant was an employee of Christopher M. Harloff. In November 2008, claimant was injured while splitting firewood on […]

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