Split N.Y. Panel Affirms Disability Retirement Denial In Cop’s Chair Tipping Claim

Mealey's (April 14, 2023, 1:11 PM EDT) -- ALBANY, N.Y. — A split New York appellate court on April 13 affirmed the state comptroller’s decision denying a police officer’s application for accidental disability retirement benefits after he was injured by trying to prevent falling when his chair tipped, finding that the determination that the officer “could have reasonably anticipated the hazard . . . was reasonable and supported by substantial evidence.”...

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