Panel Approves $800,000 Settlement Between Injured Worker, Insolvent Insurer

Mealey's (August 6, 2015, 9:19 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A New York appellate panel on July 28 approved an $800,000 settlement between an injured worker and his employer’s now-insolvent insurer (David Amacio v. The State Of New York, No. 98546, N.Y. Sup., App. Div., 1st Dept.; N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 6164).

(Opinion available. Document #10-150828-016Z.)

A panel of the First Department Supreme Court Appellate Division comprising Justices Peter Tom, Dianne T. Renwick, Richard T. Andrias, Sallie Manzanet-Daniels and Barbara R. Kapnick explained that David Amacio suffered back injuries in 1998 during the...
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