6 12, 2021

December 2021 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

By |2021-12-06T15:08:33+00:00December 6th, 2021|NY Workers' Compensation Law Reporter|0 Comments

December 2021 New York  Workers' Compensation Law Reporter Highlights Behavior of claimant, spouse warrant permanent disqualification of benefits Case Name:  Lopez v. Clean Air Quality Services Inc, 121 NYWCLR 161  (N.Y. App. Div, 2021). Ruling: The Appellate Division affirmed the Board's decision assessing mandatory and discretionary penalties on the claimant [...]

1 11, 2021

November 2021 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

By |2021-11-01T13:31:35+00:00November 1st, 2021|NY Workers' Compensation Law Reporter|0 Comments

November 2021 New York  Workers' Compensation Law Reporter Highlights Ex parte communications with claimant's counsel bars opinions of examiner, treater Case Name:  Goutermount v. Country of Oswego, 121 NYWCLR 109  (N.Y. App. Div, 2021). Ruling: Upon review, the Appellate Division affirmed the Board's decision disallowing the claimant's claim for workers' [...]

15 09, 2021

September 2021 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

By |2021-09-15T19:02:20+00:00September 15th, 2021|NY Workers' Compensation Law Reporter|0 Comments

September 2021 New York  Workers' Compensation Law Reporter Highlights Functional capabilities, vocational factors point to 50% LWEC determination Case Name:  Ehrman v. Center for Discovery, 121 NYWCLR 99 (N.Y. App. Div, 2021). Ruling: Upon review, the Appellate Division affirmed the Board's ruling that the claimant sustained a 50 percent loss [...]

2 08, 2021

August 2021 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

By |2021-08-02T14:47:19+00:00August 2nd, 2021|NY Workers' Compensation Law Reporter|0 Comments

August 2021 New York  Workers' Compensation Law Reporter Highlights Claimant proves work injury caused her retirement Case Name:  Syosset Central School District 121 NYWCLR 87 (N.Y. W.C.B., Panel 2021). Ruling: In affirming, a Board panel held that the WCLJ properly found the claimant's retirement after suffering a work accident was [...]

30 07, 2021

Managing Partner Richard W. Donohue and Partner James H. Seganti Earn Distinguished Advocate for Workers’ Compensation 2021 Awards

By |2021-07-30T18:27:19+00:00July 30th, 2021|Media, Social Security, Workers Compensation|0 Comments

Managing Partner Richard W. Donohue and Partner James H. Seganti Earn Distinguished Advocate for Workers' Compensation 2021 Awards Bay Shore, New York, July 30, 2021 — Managing Partner Richard W. Donohue and Partner James H. Seganti with The Law Office of McIntyre, Donohue, Accardi, Salmonson, & Riordan, LLP, have been [...]

1 07, 2021

July 2021 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

By |2021-07-01T13:20:41+00:00July 1st, 2021|NY Workers' Compensation Law Reporter|0 Comments

July 2021 New York  Workers' Compensation Law Reporter Highlights WCA doesn't cover altercation with a co-worker over text message Case Name:  Mold A Matic, 121 NYWCLR 78 (N.Y. W.C.B., Full Board 2021). Ruling: In denying benefits, a Board panel held that an altercation between the claimant and a coworker was [...]

15 06, 2021

New Bill Drafted by Partner Sean Riordan was Unanimously Passed by New York State Legislature

By |2021-06-16T18:46:37+00:00June 15th, 2021|Media, Social Security, Workers Compensation|0 Comments

New Bill Drafted by Partner Sean Riordan was Unanimously Passed by New York State Legislature Partner, Sean Riordan was asked to assist in drafting a new bill that was unanimously passed by the New York State Legislature last week. This bill allowed for Angelina Liu, a child conceived through in-vitro [...]

11 06, 2021

June 2021 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

By |2021-06-24T14:25:28+00:00June 11th, 2021|NY Workers' Compensation Law Reporter|0 Comments

June 2021 New York  Workers' Compensation Law Reporter Highlights Claimant's feigning range of motion in exam warrants discretionary penalty Case Name:  New York State Dept. of Corrections, 121 NYWCLR 42 (N.Y. W.C.B., Full Board 2021). Ruling: The Full Board found the claimant violated WCL section 114-a(1) and that a mandatory [...]

11 06, 2021

May 2021 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

By |2021-06-11T17:44:26+00:00June 11th, 2021|NY Workers' Compensation Law Reporter|0 Comments

May 2021 New York Workers' Compensation Law Reporter Highlights Delay in providing notice of injury proves costly Case Name:  Abdallah v. New York City Transit Authority, 121 NYWCLR 25 (N.Y. App. Div. 2021). Ruling: The Appellate Division affirmed the Board's decision disallowing the claim based on the claimant's failure to [...]

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