Workers' Compensation

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New York: Special Employer Is Immune From Tort Liability Related to Temporary Employee’s Injuries
Posted on 18 Sep 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

Stating the general rule, that for purposes of the N.Y. Workers’ Compensation Law, the receipt of workers’ compensation benefits from a general employer precludes an employee from commencing a negligence action against the special employer... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Powered by Larson's (6/13/2016)
Posted on 13 Jun 2016 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

PCI Issues New Report on Medical Cost Shifting From WC Opt Out Systems . PCI Insurers Support Town Hall to Discuss Florida Workers’ Comp System . WCRI Study Finds Large Decreases in Opioids Received by Injured Workers . AZ: Arizona Adopts... Read More

New York: Injured Employee’s Negligence Action Against Co-Employee and Co-Employee’s Father (as Owner of Vehicle) Are Barred by Exclusiveness
Posted on 7 Aug 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A civil action was filed by plaintiff and his spouse against plaintiff’s co-employee and the co-employee’s father for injuries the plaintiff sustained when he was struck by a car driven by the co-employee as plaintiff walked across their employer’s... Read More

New York: Apportionment in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Claim Deemed Inappropriate Under Facts
Posted on 13 May 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

Where a union carpenter was employed by several different employers from 1998 through 2009 and, in 2010, he filed a claim for bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome caused by repetitive work, it was error for the Board to apportion 45 percent of the liability... Read More