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Category: NY Workers Compensation Claims

Big Day in New York Workers' Compensation Law! Court of Appeals Decides Aggregate Trust Fund Deposit Case of Raynor v. Landmark Chrysler in Ruling Against Insurance Carriers

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Raynor v. Landmark Chrysler, the New York State Court of Appeals affirmed a lower appellate court ruling upholding provisions requiring private workers’ compensation insurance carriers to make mandatory Aggregate Trust Fund (ATF) deposits for claimants classified as permanently partially disabled (PPD) and injured both before and after March 13, 2007. Upon the worker being classified PPD, the private insurance carrier is obligated to deposit the present value sum of future indemnity payments into the Aggregate Trust Fund (ATF). In many cases, such deposits will be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. This is a private workers’ compensation insurance company’s worst nightmare. Practically, just the threat of a potential PPD classification should cause insurance companies to pull out their settlement checkbooks and pens. And this was the intention of the 2007 New York Workers’ Compensation Reform legislation The fairness of settlement offers will be based upon the ATF’s present value discount tables and Board Bulletin 222-B. if you have questions about the fairness of your Section 32 workers compensation settlement offer, please contact Troy Rosasco at x123 for a Free Evaluation of your claim

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Zadroga Act Attorney Rosasco Comments on New 9 11 Compensation Fund Rules from Special Master Sheila Birnbaum

Monday, June 27, 2011

9 11 Compensation Fund Lawyer Troy Rosasco was interviewed last week by the Long Island Business News (LIBN) about the new draft Zadroga Act rules released by Victim Compensation Fund Special Master Sheila Birnbaum. The article and Rosasco’s comments on the Zadroga 9 11 Law draft regulations are here. Stay tuned for our report from the “Town Hall” meeting this Wednesday night, June 29th, with Victim Compensation Fund Special Master Sheila Birnbaum. I will update interested readers in “real time” via Twitter @TroyRosascoEsq .

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Ground Zero Lawyer Lectures on Zadroga 9/11 Act to New York Supreme Court

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

It was an honor to have been asked to give a Continuing Legal Education Course on the new Zadroga 9/11 Act to the Justices and attorneys of the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department in Brooklyn recently. Here is a copy of my Zadroga 9/11 Act Power Point Presentation to the Supreme Court.
Like previous lectures I have given on Zadroga 9/11 Act claims, I covered topics such as: are volunteers, construction workers, cleaners and other workers covered under the Zadroga Act ?; what toxic chemicals were found at Ground Zero and are they cancer causing ? and what are the deadlines for filing Zadroga Victim Compensation Fund claims ? can you have a Zadroga Act compensation claim if you already received money from another 9/11 lawsuit ?;

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Osama Bin Laden Dead! God Bless the USA

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Just finished watching the President inform the nation that our military and intelligence services have killed Osama Bin Laden. Today the USA stands triumphant in sending a clarion call to all terrorists who would come to our shores to cause us harm. Americans never give up, and you too will be hunted down, flushed out and brought to the justice you deserve.

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Disability Lawyer Troy Rosasco Gets Top Reviews for Lawline Seminar on LTD Claims

Monday, April 18, 2011

I recently did a Disability Claim video CLE for Lawline, the nation’s top online CLE producer, The CLE was entitled “Disability Insurance Claims Primer: The Plaintiff’s Perspective”, focused on both the law and practical pointers involving private disability income insurance policies for professionals and employer based long term disability claims governed by ERISA. Thankfully, it is getting top reviews from lawyers around the country.

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Workers Compensation Lawyer Christopher Redmond Opens New Hamptons Office

Monday, April 11, 2011

Christopher M. Redmond, a Senior Partner at the New York Workers’ Compensation Law Firm of Turley Redmond Rosasco & Rosasco, LLP, has opened a new office on Main Street in Sag Harbor, NY to serve injured workers from Montauk, East Hampton, Bridgehampton, Southampton, Sag Harbor and Hampton Bays. increase in construction accidents, including falls off ladders, scaffolds and roofs, and into holes and ditches.
Often times general contractors use off-the-books immigrant workers on both construction sites and on landscaping projects. These workers, often Latino, are rarely provided with the safety equipment they need, such as harnesses, safety goggles, ear protection and helmets.
Turley, Redmond, Rosasco y Rosasco, LLP a estado representando a los trabajadores inhabilitados latinos por casi vente años. Incluso si usted es un trabajador indocumentado usted tiene derecho a los beneficios de compensación de Nueva York si usted se lastima en el trabajo.

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NY Post on Zadroga Lawyers Worby Napoli "Ad Trick Insult"

Monday, March 28, 2011

In my opinion, Worby Napoli’s pattern of conduct over the last few month’s is nothing short of disgraceful. How can any future Zadroga 9/11 claimant trust this law firm? There are many honorable Zadroga 9/11 lawyers representing 9/11 victims and first responders. Unfortunately, the honorable attorneys are inevitably tarnished by the “900 pound gorilla in the room”.

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Free Zadroga 9/11 Act Online Seminar: What You Need to Know About the Victim Compensation Fund

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Join experienced New York 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) attorneys Troy G. Rosasco and Daniel J. Hansen for a fact filled webinar on March 26, 2011 at 12 noon EST discussing the new Zadroga Act. Subjects covered will include:
Who is Eligibile?
What Illnesses are Covered?
How Do You File a Claim?
What is Needed to Prove Your “Damages”, including “pain and suffering”?
Join us for this lively, interactive Zadroga 9/11 Act Webinar (online seminar) to get the answers you (and your loved ones) need to protect yourself and get the financial compensation you deserve. You will be able to listen and interact either over your internet connection or by using a Toll Free telephone connection.

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Zadroga 9/11 Lawyer to Lecture at St. John's Law School on Eve of Triangle Fire 100th Anniversary

Monday, March 21, 2011

I will be giving my annual New York Workers’ Compensation Law lecture tomorrow night at St. John’s Law School at the invitation of Prof. David Gregory, one of the country’s preeminent labor law experts. This year my Workers’ Compensation Law lecture takes on particular significance as the this week marks the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire tragedy in lower Manhattan, which was the seminal event leading to the establishment of workers’ compensation laws throughout the country. 146 workers lost their lives either in the fire or jumping from the building. In a eeirly sad coincidence, it just so happens that this year is also the 10th anniversary of the World Trade Center Disaster. It took 90 years for the WTC disaster to eclipse the Triangle Factory Fire as New York’s most deadly workplace accident.
We are still filing ongoing workers’ compensation claims for 9/11 victims, survivors and first responders. In addition, this year has brought the passage of the new James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010. I will be sharing with the students facts about the new Zadroga 9/11 Act, how to file a Zadroga Act claim, and what medical conditions are covered under the Zadroga Act.

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Nuclear Toxic Soup! Not Just Japan – How about the Verizon Hicksville Property ?

Monday, March 14, 2011

“It’s a toxic soup of contaminants!”
That’s how attorney Troy Rosasco describes an area in Hicksville that, along with four other communities, has just been tapped as a new federal EPA superfund cleanup site. The former Hicksville Sylvania plant that made nuclear fuel rods for power plants in the 50′s and 60′s was closed, but Rosasco says he’s pursuing a federal class action lawsuit, representing dozens of neighbors and factory workers in the area. In the interim, we are actively engaged in preparing Zadroga 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund claims from an equally toxic site – Ground Zero.

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