1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Workers' Compensation
  4. Article 3: Occupational Diseases

Section 38 Disablement treated as accident

Workers' Compensation (WKC)

The disablement of an employee resulting from an occupational disease described in subdivision two of section three shall be treated as the happening of an accident within the meaning of this chapter and the procedure and practice provided in this chapter shall apply to all proceedings under this article, except where specifically otherwise provided herein.