Congressional Candidate in Long-running Dispute Over Worker’s Comp

By |2016-06-29T17:04:09+00:00May 30th, 2014|Workers Compensation|

A campaign worker on Republican congressional candidate Matt Doheny’s 2010 and 2012 campaigns alleges Doheny “is stalling” the hearing of a disputed workers compensation claim, related with injuries she received in a February 2012 motor vehicle accident while traveling to a campaign event. Alicia E. Sirk, who was Doheny’s deputy campaign manager, said she continues [...]

Availability of Seaman’s Rights to Marine Unit Personnel

By |2017-08-30T20:54:36+00:00April 23rd, 2014|Workers Compensation|

Police officers assigned to the Marine Unit are entitled to NYS Workers Compensation benefits as are all employees of Police Departments in Suffolk County. However those who are assigned to a vessel may elect to pursue a civil lawsuit under maritime law. The US Supreme Court in McDermott International v. Wilander 498 U.S. 337 (1991) [...]

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