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NY Worker’s Estate Entitled Only to Portion of Posthumous Schedule Loss of Use Award

In New York, where an injured employee dies without leaving a surviving spouse, child under 18 years old or dependent, only that portion of the employee's schedule loss of use (“SLU”) award that had accrued at the time of the … Continue reading

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NY Employer Does Not Always Take Employee as it Finds Him

Apportionment Allowed for Prior Nonwork-Related Knee Injury A New York appellate court affirmed a finding by the state’s Workers’ Compensation Board that apportioned a claimant’s 30 percent right leg schedule loss of use (“SLU”) between claimant’s February 2007 work-related injury … Continue reading

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