New York has a “Special Fund for Reopened Cases” to assume liability for reopener workers’ compensation claims. When a claimant moves to reopen a “stale” case, the employer/carrier requests relief from the “Special Fund for Reopened Cases.” By shifting cases over to the Special Fund, the carrier/employer shifts the burden for paying compensation to the Special Fund. Question & answer session on the impact of the Board’s decision to appeal the recent appellate panel decision finding the closure of the Special Fund for Reopened Cases unconstitutional.
Date Presented: May 13, 2016
Presenters: Attorneys Tashia Rasul and Declan Gourley
Run time: 15:47
What is “Defending Employers: Audio From Lois Law Firm, Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys”?
This is the audio feed from Lois Law Firm’s popular webinar training series. Every month the Firm’s attorneys present different topics in workers’ compensation. Meant as a 101 level training course, the attorneys present a fresh take on common issues in workers’ compensation defense.
Special Reports and Presentations: When emerging legal issues arise that impact employers, Lois Law Firm publishes special presentations. These special events, hosted by attorneys and presented in plain English, make the emergent changes understandable for business owners, insurance carriers, and other attorneys.