In this video, Christopher Major discusses the practical aspects of seeking Section 29 reimbursement for the workers’ compensation carrier in New York. This video is from a live presentation on March 8, 2021.
Major discusses the following:
- What are the rights of the workers’ compensation carrier under WCL Section 29 to the proceeds of a third-party lawsuit?
- What happens when the parties to the civil action do not obtain consent to settlement.
- The remedy available to the third parties when the workers’ compensation carrier refuses to consent to a settlement.
- How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2021.