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Digital Audio Recording Request

The Board's audio minutes are the official record. Any transcripts that parties may choose to produce from the audio minutes are not the official record, and will not be considered by the Board. Do not submit such transcripts to the Board.

Requests for Digital Audio Recordings (DAR) can be made by emailing DARMinutes@wcb.ny.gov.

Required Information

The following information is required in order to properly identify the DAR that is the subject of the request:

  • Claimant name
  • WCB case number
  • Hearing date

Who Can Request DAR

Requests can be made by a:

  • Party of Interest in the requested case,
  • a party deemed by the Board to be entitled to access under WCL 110-a(2), or
  • a party named in a WCL 110-a(3) compliant authorization.

Requester Identification

All requesters must be authenticated by Board personnel prior to receiving DAR access by providing information sufficient to identify them as a party of interest. While not an inclusive list, common authentication identifiers may include any of the following:

  • WCB case number
  • Last 4 digits of Claimant's social security number
  • Carrier case number
  • Date of injury
  • R# (for attorneys requesting access)
  • Date of retainer (for attorneys requesting access)

Software Requirements

Digital Audio Recordings are transmitted via MoveIt secure email software and the Party of Interest will need to download the Free Liberty Court Player Link to External Website.