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Workers' Compensation Board Press Releases

April, 21 2011

Chair Robert Beloten Statement on the Recent NYS Supreme Court,
Appellate Division, Third Department Ruling Regarding Group Self-Insurance

(Held v State of New York Workers' Compensation Board)

This decision reaffirms the authority of the worker's compensation board to levy assessments for unpaid compensation and benefits to employees. We hope that this decision motivates all interested parties and stakeholders, including plaintiffs in this action, to work with us in constructing a global resolution to the group self-insurance crisis.

A copy of the ruling can be found here: to External Website