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 [...]

January 2021 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

By |2021-01-21T21:39:58+00:00January 21st, 2021|NY Workers' Compensation Law Reporter|

January 2021 New York Workers' Compensation Law Reporter Highlights Claimant must deduct prior bicep SLU from current shoulder SLU Case name: Liuni v. Gander Mountain, 120 NYWCLR 197 (N.Y. App. Div. 2020). Ruling: The Appellate Division affirmed the Board’s ruling that the claimant was entitled to a 5 percent schedule [...]

December 2020 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

By |2020-12-15T15:37:43+00:00December 15th, 2020|NY Workers' Compensation Law Reporter|

December 2020 New York Workers' Compensation Law Reporter Highlights Prior awards nullify claimant’s current award for SLU of her arm Case name: Covington v. New York City/Dept. of Corrections, 120NYWCLR 157 (N.Y. App. Div. 2020) Ruling: Upon review, the Appellate Division affirmed the Board’s ruling that the claimant was entitled [...]

November 2020 New York Workers’ Compensation Law Reporter Highlights

By |2020-12-08T17:12:11+00:00December 7th, 2020|NY Workers' Compensation Law Reporter|

November 2020 New York Workers' Compensation Law Reporter Highlights Case name: Johnson v. Borg Warner Inc., 120 NYWCLR 145 (N.Y. App. Div. 2020). Ruling: Upon review, the Appellate Division reversed the Board's decision awarding benefits to the claimant, who alleged he sustained a work-related knee injury. What it means: Medical [...]

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