Not Following Form's Instructions Defeats N.Y. Teacher's Claim
New York, NY (WorkersCompensation.com) – Sometimes, staying on top of procedural requirements and making sure t’s are crossed and i’s are dotted can mean the difference between an employer’s paying on a claim or avoiding one.
Such was the case in Shumway v. Hudson City School District, 2020 NY Slip Op 05560 (N.Y. App. Div. 10/08/20), where a teacher’s failure to completely answer a question on a form let her employer school district avoid payment of future ...
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