Entries from Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Weblog tagged with 'Workers' Compensation'

Kelly Case Limited - Burns Applies to Medical Expenses in Permanent Total Cases

For nearly 30 years attorneys have had to try to estimate the future benefit to a workers' compensation carrier of the cost of future medical bills that the workers' compensation carrier would no longer be liable after a related...

Court of Appeals Upholds ATF Deposits

On July 1, 2010 the Appellate Division Third Department upheld the ATF deposit provisions in the 2007 reform of the New York State Workers' Compensation Law. A full review of those decisions is here. The cases were appealed to the...

Solvent Group Self Insured Trusts Subject to Workers' Compensation Board Authority to Assess Expenses to Cover Insolvent Trusts

In Held v. State of New York Workers' Compensation Board the Appellate Division upheld the authority of the Workers' Compensation Board to assess the solvent group self insured trusts to cover the liabilities of insolvent trusts. In 2008 a...

Workers' Compensation Board Answers MAP Questions

The long awaited response to questions submitted to the Workers' Compensation Board in connection with the webinar that it ran on May 7, 2010 has finally been posted on the Workers' Compensation Board’s website. In posting the answers to the...

Key Provision of 2007 Workers' Compensation Law Reforms Upheld

One of the keys provisions in the 2007 workers' compensation reform bill was the requirement that the private carriers make a deposit into the Aggregate Trust Fund in all cases where a claimant was classified as having a permanent...

Workers' Compensation Board's Operation to be Cut Back 20%

The State of New York is about to impose a 20% reduction in the workload of the Workers' Compensation Board. As part of Governor Patterson’s attempt to save the taxpayers money by furloughing employees including all the Law Judges and...

Limits on Coverage with a New Jersey Assigned Risk Workers' Compensation Policy in New York State

The Appellate Division Third Department recently ruled on whether or not an employer who obtains a workers' compensation policy in New Jersey through the assigned risk pool has coverage under the New York State Workers' Compensation Law when a claim...