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Rebuttal Of Application For Reconsideration Full Board Review {RB-89.3}

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RB-89.3 (11-18) InstructionsINSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING RB-89.3 TO THE RESPONDENT: A Rebuttal of Application for Reconsideration/Full Board Review must be filed within 30 calendar days after service of the Application for Reconsideration/Full Board Review upon the Respondent. A Rebuttal is deemed filed with the Board on the date of actual receipt of such Rebuttal by the Board. In accordance with 12 NYCRR 300.13(c), which requires all rebuttals to conform to the requirements in 12 NYCRR 300.13(b), a Rebuttal may only be filed at the Board's centralized mailing address (P.O. Box 5205, Binghamton, NY 13902-5205), centralized fax number for claims (1-877-533- 0337), centralized email address for claims (wcbclaimsfiling@wcb.ny.gov), or via the WCB Web Upload link ( https://wcbdoc.services.conduent.com/ ). Rebuttals in workers' compensation discrimination claims must be filed with the Board by mailing the Rebuttal to the Board's Discrimination Unit, Riverview Center - 150 Broadway, Menands, NY 12204. Rebuttals in claims filed for disability benefits (claims for lost wags due to injuries or illnesses that are not work-related) must be filed with the Board by mailing the Rebuttal to the Disability Benefits Bureau, PO Box 9029, Endicott, NY 13761-9029. A copy of this Rebuttal must be served upon all necessary parties of interest in accordance with 12 NYCRR 300.13(b)(1)(iv). Rebuttals, unless submitted by an unrepresented claimant, must be in the format prescribed by the Chair, all sections of the Rebuttal must be completed, and any legal brief attached must comply with 12 NYCRR 300.13(b)(1)(i). Failure to supply all information requested by the form may result in dismissal of the Rebuttal. NOTE: A Rebuttal of Application for Reconsideration/Full Board Review will not be accepted if hand delivered to a Board office. Rebuttals mailed or submitted directly to the Office of General Counsel will be deemed to have not been filed with the Board and will not be considered. 1. WCB Case Number(s). Enter the WCB Case Number(s) of the claim(s) being appealed. WCB Case Number(s) includes the case number for workers' compensation, discrimination, disability benefits, paid family leave discrimination, volunteer firefighter, and volunteer ambulance worker benefits. 2. Carrier Case Number(s). Enter the Carrier Case Number(s) of the claim(s) being appealed. This section/item does not apply to claims for discrimination. 3. Carrier Code. Enter the Carrier Code of the insurer for the claim being appealed. This section/item does not apply to claims for discrimination. 4. Carrier's Name. Enter the name of the Carrier for the claim being appealed. This section/item does not apply to claims for discrimination. 5. Date of Injury/Leave. Enter the date that the injury occurred, or the date that paid family leave began (if paid family leave was not taken, enter the Discrimination Complaint Date). 6. Claimant's Name. Enter the complete name of the employee. 7. Claimant's Address. Enter the street address, city, state and ZIP code of the employee, and mailing address if different. 8. Rebuttal made on Behalf of. Indicate which party is filing this Rebuttal. 9. Type of Application to which the Rebuttal Responds. Indicate if the Rebuttal is in response to an Application for either 1) Mandatory Full Board Review, or 2) Discretionary Full Board Review. 10. Filing Date of the Memorandum of Board Panel Decision. Enter the date of the decision that is being appealed. 11. Date of Service. Enter the date the Application for Reconsideration/Full Board Review was served upon the Respondent. 12. Requested Outcome. Indicate whether the rebuttal contends that the 1) Application for Reconsideration/Full Board Review should be denied under 12 NYCRR 300.13(b)(4), 2) Memorandum of Decision should be administratively corrected and how it should be corrected, 3) Memorandum of Decision should be affirmed in its entirety, or 4) Memorandum of Decision should be modified and how it should be modified. 13. Response to Issues and Grounds. Provide a brief statement in response to the issues and grounds raised in the Application, identifying any alleged misstatements of fact or law. As prescribed by 12 NYCRR 300.13(b)(1)(i) and (c), a respondent may attach a legal brief of up to eight (8) pages in length, using 12-point font, with one inch margins, on 8.5-inch by 11-inch paper. A brief longer than eight (8) pages will not be considered, unless the respondent specifies in writing, why the basis of the appeal could not have been made within eight (8) pages. A brief longer than fifteen (15) pages will not be considered under any circumstances. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com RB-89.3 (11-18) Instructions14. Record. If the record cited in the Application constitutes the full record for review, leave this section blank. If the record cited in the Application does not constitute the full record for review, identify by date and/or document ID number(s), the additional hearings, documents, exhibits, other evidence and transcripts in the WCB's file that are relevant to the issue(s) and ground(s) raised in the Application that were not cited in the Application. Do not include with or attach to the Rebuttal of Application for Reconsideration/ Full Board Review any documents that are present in the Board's file at the time the Application was filed or this Rebuttal is filed. The Board may reject a Rebuttal by a respondent or a respondent's legal representative who attaches documents already in the Board's file at the time of the Application or the filing of this Rebuttal, in accordance with 12 NYCRR 300.13(b)(1)(ii) and (c). 15. Attorney's Fees. When the Rebuttal is filed by the claimant's legal representative, indicate whether an increase in attorney's fees is being requested. If yes, Form OC-400.1, Application for a Fee by Claimant's Attorney or Representative, must be attached and served on the parties [see 12 NYCRR 300.13(b)(2)(v) and 300.17)]. Failure to request an additional fee in this Rebuttal of Application for Reconsideration/Full Board Review and by filing a Form OC-400.1 with this Rebuttal, shall result in the waiver of any additional fee. 16. Certification. The preparer must sign and date the form (also providing their name, title, telephone number and address) certifying to the Rebuttal's good faith basis in law and fact, that it had been instituted with reasonable grounds, and had been served upon the necessary parties of interest in the Proof of Service section. 17. Proof of Service. The Rebuttal must be served on all necessary parties of interest in accordance with 12 NYCRR 300.13(b) (2)(iv) and (c). Failure to properly serve a necessary party of interest shall be deemed defective service and the Rebuttal may not be considered by the Board. When the Rebuttal of Application for Reconsideration/Full Board Review is filed by the carrier, self-insured employer, or other payor or potential payor, service shall be upon the claimant, and claimant's legal representative, and other necessary parties of interest. Service is deemed timely if completed by the respondent within thirty (30) days of the service of the Application for Reconsideration/Full Board Review. Either the Affirmation or Affidavit must be completed and must include the method by which, and the date, the Rebuttal was filed with the Board. The respondent shall only use one method to file the Rebuttal with the Board. If the respondent files duplicate Rebuttals, such duplicate filings may be deemed to be raising or continuing an issue without reasonable grounds, and may subject the respondent to assessments under WCL 247 114-a(3). The Affirmation or Affidavit completed must specify the papers served, the names of the parties of interest served, the date and method of service for each party of interest, and that service was completed within 30 days from the service of the Application for Reconsideration/Full Board Review. It is not acceptable to complete the portion of the affidavit or affirmation where it lists those served and the method with "See attached." If a party is served by fax, email or other electronic means, the Affirmat

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