Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Workers' Comp Benefits For Dust, Polyethylene Injury Affirmed By New York Panel

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Workers' Comp Benefits For Dust, Polyethylene Injury Affirmed By New York Panel

ALBANY, N.Y. - A unanimous New York Supreme Court Appellate Division, Third Department, panel affirmed workers' compensation benefits Jan. 30 for a food packaging line worker alleging that exposure to dust and polyethylene fumes caused a temporary occupational respiratory disease (In re Timothy E. Dosztan v Kraft Foods, et al., No. 515222, N.Y. Sup., App. Div., 3d Dept.; 2014 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 549).

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