§ 37 Definitions
§ 38 Disablement Treated as Accident
§ 39 Right to Compensation
§ 41 Examining Physicians
§ 42 Date of Disablement
§ 44 Liability of Employer
§ 44-A Liability of Employer; Silicosis or Other Dust Diseases
§ 44-B Liability of Employer; Compressed Air Illness
§ 45 Notice to Employers
§ 46 Information; Penalty
§ 47 Presumption as to the Cause of Disease
§ 48 Diseases Which Are Accidents

Terms Used In New York Laws > Workers' Compensation > Article 3

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Disability: means the state of being disabled from earning full wages at the work at which the employee was last employed. See N.Y. Workers' Compensation Law 37
  • Disablement: means the act of becoming so disabled as defined in subdivision one. See N.Y. Workers' Compensation Law 37
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).