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Third Department Decisions 9-4-14

The Court decided five cases dealing with workers’ compensation issues. In Matter of Schwartz , the Claimant Appealed (1) from a decision of the Workers’ Compensation Board, filed April 25, 2012, which ruled that claimant’s alleged cardiac conditions were not causally related to her established claim, and (2) from a decision of said Board, filed […]

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Third Department Decisions 10-2-14

Today the Court decided two cases dealing with workers’ compensation . In Matter of Dowdel, Appeal from a decision of the Workers’ Compensation Board, filed March 25, 2013, which ruled that claimant’s posttraumatic stress disorder was consequential to his established claim for a back injury and awarded further workers’ compensation benefits. Claimant worked as an […]

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Third Department Decisions 11-6-14

Today the Court decided two cases dealing with workers; compensation . In Matter of GIOIA (now know as Patricia Witt), the carrier appealed a decision that among other things calculated claimant’s reduced earnings. Claimant injured her back in the course of her employment as a nurse’s aide and has an established workers’ compensation claim based […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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