Press Release Review: “Employers Could Face More OSHA Rules”

By |2022-06-22T18:40:48+00:00June 22nd, 2022|NY Workers' Compensation Law Reporter|

June 2022 Business Insurance  Press Release Review MDASR • Press Release Review “Employers Could Face More OSHA Rules” – Eric Conn Business Insurance • Page 41 In the June 2022 edition of Business Insurance, Eric Conn released a written overview piece, “Employers could face more OSHA rules.” In this perspective written article, Mr. [...]

March 2022 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

By |2022-03-08T15:43:35+00:00March 10th, 2022|NY Workers' Compensation Law Reporter|

March 2022 New York  Workers' Compensation Law Reporter Highlights Board's failure to set reimbursement rate for homecare warrants remand Case Name:  Whitney v. Pregis Cor.  121 NYWCLR 207 (NY APP Div 2021) Ruling: Upon review, the Appellate Division affirmed the finding that the claimant had a causally related need for [...]

December 2021 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

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

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 [...]

November 2021 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

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

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' [...]

September 2021 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

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

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 [...]

August 2021 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

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

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 [...]

June 2021 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

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

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 [...]

May 2021 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

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

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 [...]

April 2021 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

By |2021-04-08T13:38:38+00:00April 8th, 2021|NY Workers' Compensation Law Reporter|

April 2021 New York Workers' Compensation Law Reporter Highlights Significant contracts going to New York jurisdiction over out-of-state accident Case name:  Focal Point/Macro Consultants, 121 NYWCLR 5 (N.Y.W.C.B.), Panel 2021). Ruling: In affirming, a Board panel held that the WCLJ’s determination that the State of New York has subject matter [...]

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