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Third Department Decisions 6-25-15

Today the Court decided 2 cases dealing with workers’ compensation. In Matter of Dacey,  the carrier appealed  from a decision of the Workers’ Compensation Board, filed January 22, 2013, which ruled that claimant did not violate Workers’ Compensation Law § 114-a. In September 2000, claimant sustained a work-related injury to his back while operating a […]

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Third Department Decisions 7-2-15

Today the Court decided 5 cases dealing with workers’ compensation matters. In Matter of Jones, The carrier appealed  from a decision of the Workers’ Compensation Board, filed August 2, 2013, which, among other things, ruled that claimant sustained a causally related occupational disease and awarded workers’ compensation benefits. Claimant worked for the employer for 42 […]

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Third Department Decisions 7-9-15

Today the Court ruled on 2 cases involving compensation issues. In Matter of Hill-Chapman,  the carrier appealed  from a decision of the Workers’ Compensation Board, filed January 27, 2014, which ruled that decedent’s death arose out of and in the course of his employment. Gerald Chapman (hereinafter decedent) collapsed and died while working as a […]

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