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Workers’ Compensation Trusts

Gross Shuman Brizdle & Gilfillan, P.C. represents members, trustees, third-party administrators, self-insured groups and individual self insureds in connection with New York Self-Insured Workers' Compensation Trusts. This representation includes:

  • Defending Trust members against lawsuits by the Workers' Compensation Board to collect assessments;
  • Prosecuting lawsuits against Trust Administrators for wrongful acts causing financial damages to Trusts;
  • Defending former Trustees against claims alleging the Trustees were responsible for Trust financial losses;
  • Defending Insurance Agents and Brokers against claims by former members;
  • Counseling members, Trustees, Trusts and Insurance Agents and Brokers regarding contractual, statutory and common law obligations, duties and responsibilities;
  • Counseling Trusts in winding down their operations;
  • Counseling Trusts regarding their rights to recover from reinsurers/stop-loss insurers;
  • Counsel Trustees and Insurance Agents and Brokers regarding Insurance Coverage issues under Errors and Omissions and Directors and Officers policies.

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