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10th Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks From a Workers’ Compensation Perspective: Difficult Times Behind Us; Difficult Times Lay Ahead
Posted on 5 Sep 2011 by Thomas A. Robinson

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... Read More

New York: Bond Trader Denied Reduced Earnings Award in Spite of PTSD Related to September 11 Attack
Posted on 4 Apr 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

A New York appellate court affirmed a decision of the state’s Workers’ Compensation Board that denied a corporate bond trader’s application for an award of reduced earnings that he claimed were caused by a PTSD condition brought about... Read More

10th Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks From a Workers’ Compensation Perspective: Difficult Times Behind Us; Difficult Times Lay Ahead
Posted on 5 Sep 2011 by Thomas A. Robinson

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... Read More

NY: NYC Contests District Court Judge's Supervision Over Ground Zero Settlement
Posted on 15 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

NEW YORK, NY - The New York Times reports that lawyers representing New York City and its contractors, who have been sued by rescue and clean up operators at Ground Zero, filed a notice with the United States Court of Appeals on Wednesday, claiming that... Read More

NY: New Settlement of $712M Announced for 9/11 Responders
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

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... Read More

NY: Judge Has Mixed Feelings About 9/11 Settlement Proposal
Posted on 27 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

STATEN ISLAND, NY - The Staten Island Advance reports that at a hearing yesterday, U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein, who approved the settlement proposal for 9/11 responders, says he believed he had failed in not being able to do more for the 9/11... Read More

US Congress Passes 9/11 Responder Aid, Bill Now Moves to Obama for Signature
Posted on 27 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Prior to the year-end Congressional adjournment, the House and Senate agreed upon a compromise bill that will provide health care benefits and compensation to responders who participated in the rescue and subsequent cleanup of the World Trade Center attacks... Read More