NY: New Settlement of $712M Announced for 9/11 Responders

NEW YORK , NY – As reported by The Epoch Times , a New York judge has announced a new settlement whereby 9./11 f irst responder workers injured or afflicted after the World Trade Center attacks may receive as much as $712 million in compensation. Under the new agreement, 95 percent of the 10,000...

NY: Hearing Held on Proposed Settlement in WTC Litigation

NEW YORK , NY - Parties to the settlement reached among the WTC Captive Insurance Company (the "WTC Captive"), the City of New York , the contractors the City hired, their subcontractors, and attorneys for over 10,000 plaintiffs alleging injuries from the WTC site operations addressed Judge...

NY: NYSWCB Request WTC Forms By Sept. 13

New York, NY (CompNewsNetwork) - The New York Workers' Compensation Board requests that all WTC-12 forms, which are filed by World Trade Center rescue, recovery, and clean-up workers to preserve their right to future benefits, must arrive at tha Board by Monday, Sept. 13, 2010. The consequences...

10th Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks From a Workers’ Compensation Perspective: Difficult Times Behind Us; Difficult Times Lay Ahead

By Thomas A. Robinson Last week, while an angry gal named Irene was making her way up the Atlantic coast toward Gotham, I happened to get out of North Carolina ahead of the storm to spend a few days (August 25-26) in lower Manhattan. During one excursion there, I passed Ground Zero and noticed a flurry...

10th Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks From a Workers’ Compensation Perspective: Difficult Times Behind Us; Difficult Times Lay Ahead

By Thomas A. Robinson Last week, while an angry gal named Irene was making her way up the Atlantic coast toward Gotham, I happened to get out of North Carolina ahead of the storm to spend a few days (August 25-26) in lower Manhattan. During one excursion there, I passed Ground Zero and noticed a flurry...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (9/22/2011) – Painter Who Defrauded September 11th Compensation Fund Must Pay $3 Million

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and investigations. Workers' Comp Fraud...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (9/22/2011) – Painter Who Defrauded September 11th Compensation Fund Must Pay $3 Million

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and investigations. Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter...

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (11/11/2011) – New York City Auditor Was Not Engaged in "Recovery" Activities Following 9/11 Attacks

Larson's Spotlight on 9/11 Claim, Average Weekly Wage, Pain and Permanent Total Disability, Intentional Tort Claim, and Bad Faith. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has...