Workers' Compensation Board’s granting an award for a work-related injury does not, "by operation of collateral estoppel,” automatically entitle the claimant to General Municipal Law §207-c benefits
Lawrence Jackson, diagnosed with plantar fasciitis* in his left foot while working as a correction officer for the Cortland County Sheriff's Department, filed an application for workers' compensation benefits. Jackson’s claim was granted and the Workers' Compensation Board confirmed the award.
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