|Organization:||Department of Industrial Accidents|
|Docket Number:||DIA Board Nos. 000480-94, 029790-13|
- Employee: Joseph Flaherty (Deceased)/Katherine Flaherty (Claimaint)
- Employer: Polaroid Corporation, Inc.
- Insurer: Polaroid Corp., Inc. Self-insurer (insolvent), Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund (Trust Fund), Old Republic Insurance Co. (Reinsurer)
KOZIOL, J. The Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund (WCTF) and the reinsurer appeal from a decision holding the WCTF responsible for paying the claimant’s benefits, and ordering the reinsurer to reimburse the WCTF for 100% of those payments. We vacate the decision and order the reinsurer to directly pay the claimant the full amount of the benefits due under the statute.