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Notice to Carriers, TPAs and Joint Insurance Funds: Requirements of New Supplemental Benefits Law For Dependents of Public Safety Workers

| November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Effective June 17, 2019, N.J.S.A 34:15-95.6 became law in New Jersey.  This law applies to dependents of public safety workers,

Appellate Court Affirms Decision That Company’s “Fun Day” Was Not a Work Event

| November 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Any decision from the Appellate Division on recreational or social activities is welcome precisely because there have been so few

Respondent’s Counsel’s Failure to Comply with Rules Governing Motions for Med and Temp Leads to Court Order in Favor of Petitioner

| November 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Motions for medical and temporary disability benefits are urgent matters that are treated as such by Judges of Compensation.  Because

Employee of Temp Agency Was Barred from Suing Client Company

| October 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

When individuals work for staffing agencies, interesting legal questions often arise.  In Uribe v. Quartz Master, A-4071-17T1 (App. Div. May

Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health Found Not Responsible For Injury To Nurse In Public Street

| October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

In an important decision, the New Jersey Appellate Division decided on October 16, 2019 that a nurse who was walking

Appellate Court Affirms Judge of Compensation in Ruling That Continued Opioid Use Would Neither Reduce Pain Nor Improve The Injured Worker’s Function

| October 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are surprisingly few appellate division cases focusing on the employer’s obligation to provide continuing opioid treatment.  Martin v. Newark

What Past Medical History Is Most Important In Orthopedic Claims in Workers’ Comp?

| October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The New Jersey workers’ compensation system has one glaring drawback for employers, namely the absence of any formal discovery in

The Concept of “Work Connected” in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation

| September 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Employers are responsible for “accidents arising out of employment” under most state workers’ compensation laws.  What does this language really

Appellate Court Holds That Employee Failed to Prove That United Airlines Was Responsible for Injury to Worker’s Shoulder Related To Physical Therapy Performed On Her Work-Related Wrist Injury

| September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

What happens when an employee is treating for one injury and during the course of treatment he or she develops

Handling Scar Injury Cases Effectively In New Jersey

| September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are a large number of petitions for permanent partial disability benefits filed each year in New Jersey for scars