Wednesday, March 15, 2017

September 11 and the presumption of causation.

Practice point:  As the legislature has not the extended the presumption of causation to all disabilities subsequently developed by responders to the September attacks, a Court must limit the presumption's applicability to the scope the legislature has provided for it.

Case:  Matter of Stavropoulos v. Bratton, NY Slip Op 01779 (1st Dep't March 9, 2017)

Here is the decision.

Tomorrow's issue: Attorneys' fees in a matrimonial action.