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June 28, 2019
Challenging the discontinuation of benefits being received pursuant General Municipal Law §207-c disability benefits following a work-related accident
June 27, 2019
Courts impose stricter standards than required by CPLR Article 75 when considering a petition seeking to vacate an arbitration award promulgated pursuant to compulsory arbitration
June 26, 2019
The traditional common-law elements of negligence are "substantially relaxed" in cases where an employee of an interstate railroad seeks compensation for on-the-job injuries resulting from the railroad's alleged negligence
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