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New York Case Law Update 09/09/2015
Source: WorkCompCentral
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NEW! Caceres v. Standard Realty Associates, 14534 110900/10 590816/10, (08/25/2015): A divided New York appellate court ruled that a worker who fell from an unsecured A-frame ladder was entitled to summary judgment as to the issue of liability under Labor Law Section 240(1). NEW! Zamora v...Read More
 
 
Neither Good Luck nor Good Vendor 08/27/2015
By: Barry Thompson
State: NA | Segment: Top | 578 | 0
The work comp service industry would have employers believe that the best workers’ comp outcomes require services of the “best” insurer, third-party administrator, preferred provider organization and other vendors. Further, that the “best” process hinges primarily on...Read More
 
 
New York Case Law Update 08/19/2015
By: WorkCompCentral
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NEW! Cunha v. Crossroads II, 2014-07319, (08/05/2015): A New York appellate court ruled that a worker whose legs were crushed by an excavator could proceed with his Labor Law action against the owner of the accident site, but it said the property owner was entitled to summary judgment dism...Read More
 
 
New York Case Law Update 07/29/2015
Source: WorkCompCentral
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NEW! Cox v. Saks Fifth Avenue, 520289, (07/09/2015): A New York appellate court reversed a decision by the Workers' Compensation Board denying a retail clerk benefits for a psyche injury that allegedly arose from his supervisors' demands that he engage in deceptive business practices to i...Read More
 
 
New York Case Law Update 07/08/2015
By: WorkCompCentral
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NEW! Matter of McCabe v. Albany County Sheriff's Department, 518891, (06/18/2015): A New York appellate court ruled that a municipal employer's credit for the amount of workers' compensation benefits due to an employee who is receiving wage-replacement benefits can be reduced by the a...Read More
 
 
New York Case Law Update 06/11/2015
Source: WorkCompCentral
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NEW! Ouderkirk v. Nestle Food Co., 519209, (05/28/2015): A New York appellate court ruled that substantial evidence did not support a finding that an injured worker had involuntarily removed himself from the labor market in 2003. NEW! Vitolo v. City of New York, 15251 305451/11, (05/28/20...Read More
 
 
New York Case Law Update 05/06/2015
Source: WorkCompCentral
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NEW! Hicks v. Vane Line Bunkering, 13-1976-CV, (04/17/2015): The U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an injured worker was entitled to an award of punitive damages and attorney fees for his employer's willful failure to pay him adequate maintenance and cure for a shoulder injury....Read More
 
 
NCCI Looks to the Future 05/04/2015
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It's May, and in my book, that means it's time for the NCCI Annual Issues Symposium. Always a good conference, as it lays out the latest facts, figures and trends of workers' comp. But this year's agenda particularly sparked my interest. There are a plethora of great worke...Read More
 
 
New York Case Law Update 04/03/2015
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NEW! Mora v. Sky Lift Distributor Corp., 305640/09 14589 83710/12 14588, (03/24/2015): A New York appellate court ruled that a worker could proceed with one of his Labor Law claims for his injury from a falling cooling tower lid. NEW! Czajkowski v. City of New York, (03/17/2015): A New Yo...Read More
 
 
Nonmedical Use and Addiction: Distinctions in the Opioid Crisis 02/18/2015
By: Michael Gavin
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A new study coming out soon in the Annual Review of Public Health attempts to reframe our discussion regarding the opioid crisis. Often, we focus attention on nonmedical use of opioids. Tho...Read More
 
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