Appellate Court Reverses Denial Of Compensation To Coke Worker's Widow

Appellate Court Reverses Denial Of Compensation To Coke Worker's Widow

ALBANY, N.Y. - A widow's claim that her husband's death from acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) was caused by his work around coke ovens is timely, a New York appellate court said in an April 26 opinion, because the written medical opinion connecting her husband's illness with his working conditions was received within the statute of limitations (In the Matter of the Claim of Silvia Kasic, as Widow of Stephen Kasic, Deceased v. Bethlehem Steel Corporation, et al.,  No. 512068, N.Y. Sup., App. Div., 3rd Dept.; 2012 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 3251).

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