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).