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IF THE CLAIMANT GETS IT WRONG, THE DOCTOR GETS IT WRONG:  DEFENDING AN OD CLAIM

From the Desk of Attorney David L. Niefer   PRACTICE TIP: Early and complete investigation is critical in successfully defending occupational disease claims.   In Urdiales v. Durite Concepts, Inc., 21 N.Y. WCLR 199 (11/18/21), the Appellate Division affirmed a decision of the Board disallowing an occupational disease claim for exposure to [...]

IF THE CLAIMANT GETS IT WRONG, THE DOCTOR GETS IT WRONG:  DEFENDING AN OD CLAIM2022-03-31T10:45:39-04:00

Traumatic vs Occupational Hearing Loss: What is the difference?

PRACTICE TIP:  In defending a hearing loss claim, it first must be determined whether the claim is being asserted for a traumatic or an occupational loss in order to determine the necessary filing requirements.   Under the New York Workers' Compensation Law, the filing requirements for a traumatic hearing loss arising out [...]

Traumatic vs Occupational Hearing Loss: What is the difference?2022-03-31T10:53:29-04:00