New York Court Affirms Full Death Benefit In Non-Work-Related Cancer Case

New York Court Affirms Full Death Benefit In Non-Work-Related Cancer Case

NEW YORK - Nothing in the state workers' compensation law requires apportioning a death benefit between work-related asbestos disease and non-work-related causes of death, the New York Court of Appeals held Oct. 15 (In the matter of Gaudenzia, Hroncich v. Con Edison, et al., No. 145, N.Y. App.; 2013 N.Y. LEXIS 2852).

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