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New York: Claimant Entitled to Approval Nunc Pro Tunc Where Inactivity on Part of Insurer Lulled Claimant Into Believing Carrier’s Lien Had Been Waived
Posted on 7 Aug 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

Where an injured worker settled a third-party action against an alleged tortfeasor for $800,000, with the workers’ compensation insurer having previously paid some $71,000 in benefits, the worker was entitled to an order approving a settlement of... Read More

New York: Employee May Obtain Nunc Pro Tunc Approval of Settlement Only if Suit Is Actually Filed
Posted on 4 Dec 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

Where an injured employee never commences a third-party action to recover for injuries arising out of the same incident as his or her workers’ compensation claim, but settles the claim for less than the amount of compensation he or she has received... Read More