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CRB Case Annotations re: Section 31-301c

Costs of Appeal. Interest added to award affirmed on appeal.

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Prioli v. State/Connecticut State Library/Arts Commission, 3955 CRB-6-98-12 (October 16, 2000).

CRB denied claimant’s counsel’s Motion For Payments, which inaccurately cited applicable statute. Prior decision at Prioli, 3955 CRB-6-98-12 (January 13, 2000), aff’d, 64 Conn. App. 301 (2001), cert. denied, 258 Conn. 917 (2001), § 31-278, § 31-290a, § 31-301. Appeal procedure, § 31-301-9, § 31-315, § 31-327.

Yuille v. Bridgeport Hospital, 3735 CRB-4-97-12 (June 10, 1998).

Respondent, who was sanctioned by trial commissioner for undue delay and ordered to pay interest and attorney’s fees, filed a frivolous appeal with the CRB that it withdrew the day before oral argument. CRB ruled that respondent was additionally liable for 10% interest per annum on all unpaid benefits through the date of the appellate decision, as well as attorney’s fees associated with appeal. See also, Yuille, § 31-301. Appeal procedure, § 31-327. Subsequent decision at Yuille, 4525 CRB-4-02-5 (April 28, 2003).

Thaller v. Albert Philopena, Inc., 3477 CRB-8-96-11 (March 18, 1998).

Interest and $500 attorney’s fee levied against Second Injury Fund where appeal was withdrawn after Fund failed to diligently pursue it.

Mulroy v. Becton Dickinson, 16 Conn. Workers’ Comp. Rev. Op. 7, 2295 CRB-8-95-2 (October 2, 1996).

By a ruling on claimant’s motion for reconsideration, the CRB ordered respondents to pay interest on the amount of the award unpaid during the pendency of the appeal at the rate prescribed in § 37-3a C.G.S. See also, Mulroy, 15 Conn. Workers’ Comp. Rev. Op. 455, 2295 CRB-8-95-2 (September 6, 1996), aff’d, 48 Conn. App. 774 (1998), § 31-298 and § 31-301, Factual findings and later Mulroy, 4083 CRB-5-99-7 (September 29, 2000), § 31-349.

Dumont v. State/Southern Connecticut State University, 11 Conn. Workers’ Comp. Rev. Op. 122, 1320 CRD-3-91-10 (June 16, 1993).

CRB granted interest at the rate permitted by statute on award affirmed on appeal and not paid during the pendency of the appeal. See also, Dumont, § 31-275(1) and § 31-306.

McConnell v. Hewitt Associates, 8 Conn. Workers’ Comp. Rev. Op. 32, 764 CRD-7-88-8 (February 5, 1990).

Interest awarded pending appeal. See also, McConnell, § 31-294d, § 31-307.

Bernier v. Cunningham Reporting Associates, 5 Conn. Workers’ Comp. Rev. Op. 137, 502 CRD-1-86 (July 15, 1988).

Interest awarded to claimant pursuant to § 31-301c.

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