Presumption bill would make comp-related opioid deaths compensablePosted On: Feb. 3, 2023 11:22 AM CST
New York lawmakers will consider a bill that would require employers and workers compensation insurers to cover opioid overdose deaths by presumption.
S.B. 4030, which was sent to a labor committee, states that an overdose death would be compensable if an injured worker was prescribed opioids as a result of his or her workplace injury.
The bill does not include language on rebuttals.