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Long Drive To Restaurant For Lunch Following Business Meeting Found Not Compensable

| July 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

Andrew Mackoff worked  as a salesman and account manager for New Brunswick Saw Services.  One of his duties was to travel

Respondent Prevails Where First MRI Post-Accident Showed No Abnormalities In Knee

| June 25, 2021 | 1 Comment

What happens when an injured worker gets a normal MRI study after a work injury but later on a second

Serious Accident Following Annual Holiday Party Found Not Compensable

| June 11, 2021 | 1 Comment

All too often holiday parties end with some unfortunate injury.  Is such an injury covered in workers’ compensation?  It depends

What Information Employers Need To Know To Defend Reopener Cases

| May 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

For employers, perhaps the most negative aspect about New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act is the proliferation of what are called

NJ Assembly Votes Unanimously in Favor of Hiring Preferences in Workers’ Compensation

| May 21, 2021 | 1 Comment

For over 100 years it was accurate to say that the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act is a benefits law,

Kids Chance of New Jersey Needs Your Help In Fundraising Raffle For Students

| May 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

Kids Chance of New Jersey Needs Your Help In Fundraising Raffle For Students

Many of you know that Capehart Scatchard is a founding member of Kids Chance of New Jersey (KCNJ). Three of

NJ Governor Signs S2476 Supplementing Benefits For Surviving Dependents Of Essential Employees

| April 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a bill co-sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton

This Month’s Two Key Developments On Jurisdiction Of Medical Claim Petitions And Orders To Compel Reimbursement Of Costs Of Medical Marijuana

| April 16, 2021 | 1 Comment

We are two weeks into April, and already the New Jersey Supreme Court has considered two extremely significant issues for

The Crucial Importance of Examining Treating Medical Records and Employee Accident Forms

| April 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

Many workers’ compensation cases involve unwitnessed orthopedic injuries.  Consider a case where an employee alleges that he or she felt

Appellate Division Holds That Public Employee Injured In Shared Parking Lot With Employees And The Public Is Not Covered For Workers’ Compensation Purposes And Can Sue Her Employer

| March 26, 2021 | 2 Comments

When an employee is injured on the employer’s premises, including a parking lot owned and controlled by the employer, it

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