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http://nycourts.law.com/CourtDocumentViewer.asp?view=Document&docID=47164 Justice Shulman PLAINTIFF, A New York County assistant district attorney, was a passenger in a New York Police Department car that collided with a New York City bus. She received city-paid workers’ compensation and medical benefits. The City defendants argued that her personal injury action was barred under the exclusivity provisions of the Workers’ Compensation Law. Plaintiff argued that she was employed by the New York County District Attorney’s Office. The court found plaintiff to be a New York City employee who received a city-paid salary and benefits as well as city-paid workers’ compensation benefits for injuries sustained in a work-related accident. It noted that under �3-601 of the New York City Administrative Code, every four years a mayoral commission suggests salary adjustments for district attorneys in the city’s five counties. Additionally, County Law �930 provides that the city is an active participant in determining salaries and staffing in the district attorney’s office in each of the city’s five counties.

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