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Worker Should Have Been Allowed to Present New Evidence

Monday, December 9, 2019 | 293 | 0 | 32 min read

A New York appellate court ruled that an injured worker should have been allowed to present new evidence supporting his claim of a consequential injury after the Workers’ Compensation Board threw out the original report provided by an independent medical examiner. Case: Matter of Galatro v. Slomins, No. 528665, 11/27/2019, published. Facts and procedural history: Edward Galatro injured his knee in March 2013 while working work Slomins Inc. He underwent knee surgery three months later. Upon awakening after surgery, Galatro complained of severe chest pain. Doctors determined he had an o...

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