1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Workers' Compensation
  4. Article 8-A: World Trade Center Rescue, Recovery and Clean-up Operations


Section 166 Liability of employer and insurance carrier

Workers' Compensation (WKC)

The employer in whose employment an employee participated in World Trade Center rescue, recovery and clean-up operations shall be liable for any claim for a qualifying condition that is causally related to such participation provided that such participation arose out of and in the course of such employment. For the purpose of determining which carrier has insurance coverage of such claim, the date of accident shall be considered the last day of such participation.