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Gamber v. Olin Mills, Inc.

CASE NO. 3194 CRB 4-95-10

COMPENSATION REVIEW BOARD

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COMMISSION

FEBRUARY 19, 1997

JILL GAMBER

CLAIMANT-APPELLEE

v.

OLIN MILLS, INC.

EMPLOYER

and

ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE CO.

INSURER

RESPONDENTS-APPELLANTS

APPEARANCES:

The claimant was represented by David Pinciaro, Esq., Toro & Pinciaro, 22 Trumbull St., New Haven, CT 06511, who did not appear at oral argument.

The respondents were represented by Thomas A. Mulligan, Jr., Esq., McNamara & Kenney, P.O. Box 8187, Brewster Station, Bridgeport, CT 06605 who did not appear at oral argument.

This Petition for Review from the October 11, 1995 Finding and Award of the Commissioner acting for the Fourth District was heard August 30, 1996 before a Compensation Review Board panel consisting of the Commission Chairman Jesse M. Frankl and Commissioners George Waldron and Robin L. Wilson.

DISMISSAL

JESSE M. FRANKL, CHAIRMAN. The respondents have filed a petition for review from the October 11, 1995 Finding and Award of the Commissioner acting for the Fourth District. The respondents have failed to file reasons of appeal, a motion to correct, or a brief. In addition, the respondents did not appear at oral argument before this board.

As the respondents have neglected to actively pursue their appeal, we dismiss the appeal for failure to prosecute with proper diligence pursuant to Practice Book § 4184A. See Divita v. Thames Valley Steel, 12 Conn. Workers’ Comp. Rev. Op. 50, 1541 CRB-2-92-10 (Jan. 26, 1994); Milardo v. Shuck Petroleum, 11 Conn. Workers’ Comp. Rev. Op. 279, 1559 CRB-8-92-11 (Nov. 22, 1993); Hargatai v. Copy Data, Inc., 11 Conn. Workers’ Comp. Rev. Op. 106, 107, 1475 CRB-4-92-7 (June 2, 1993).

The respondents’ appeal is dismissed.

Commissioners George Waldron and Robin L. Wilson concur.

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