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Injured Worker’s Failure to Mention Involvement in Side Business Did Not Result in Disqualification

A New York appellate court held the state’s Workers’ Compensation Board could reasonably conclude that a claimant had not made false statements or other misrepresentations for the purpose of obtaining workers’ compensation benefits where the claimant filed written forms indicating … Continue reading

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NY Court Reverses Board’s Decision to Disqualify Claimant From Future Benefits

Court Says Board Mischaracterized Videotape Surveillance Evidence A New York appellate court reversed a decision by the state’s Workers’ Compensation Board that disqualified a claimant from receiving future wage replacement benefits because he made false statements about his physical condition … Continue reading

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Video Surveillance & Social Media Result in Misconduct Finding by NY Board

A determination by the New York Workers’ Compensation Board that a claimant made false representations regarding material facts in violation of N.Y. Workers’ Comp. Law § 114-a was supported by substantial evidence and would not be disturbed where videotape evidence … Continue reading

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NY Employer’s Surveillance of Injured Worker Fails to Establish Fraud

A New York appellate court affirmed a decision by the state’s Workers’ Compensation Board that an employer’s surveillance videos and testimony of its private investigator, which primarily showed a workers’ compensation claimant sitting or standing outside a café smoking, talking … Continue reading

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NY Employer’s Surveillance of Injured Worker Fails to Establish Fraud