Episode 260

Navigating Section 32 Settlements in New York

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October 17th, 2022

22 mins 21 secs

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About this Episode

In this episode, "Navigating Section 32 Settlements in New York," Greg Lois discusses the guidance from the Board regarding general releases in Section 32 settlements in New York Workers’ Compensation claims.

Greg discusses the following:

  • What the Workers’ Compensation Law says about general releases and waivers of claims outside Workers’ Compensation;
  • Whether General Releases are now disallowed;
  • The impact of the new Board guidance on the releases you have already obtained;
  • What defense counsel and risk professionals will need to do now to protect their clients.


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