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New York: Removal of Safety Screen Was Insufficient to Support Intentional Tort

A divided New York appellate court, applying the exclusive remedy provisions of the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act—the employee’s injury occurred there—recently held that a trial court properly granted summary judgment to an employer in an employee's action under intentional...

New York: Injured Employee’s Negligence Action Against Co-Employee and Co-Employee’s Father (as Owner of Vehicle) Are Barred by Exclusiveness

A civil action was filed by plaintiff and his spouse against plaintiff’s co-employee and the co-employee’s father for injuries the plaintiff sustained when he was struck by a car driven by the co-employee as plaintiff walked across their employer’s parking lot after checking out for...

Federal: Negligence Action Filed by Teacher’s Aide Against School Following Assault by Student Is Barred by Exclusive Remedy Defense

A negligence action filed by a teacher’s aide against her employer and an assistant principal following an incident in which the aide was assaulted and beaten by a student was barred by the exclusive remedy provisions of New York’s Workers’ Compensation Law, held a federal district...