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Respondent’s Decision Not To Produce Live Testimony Costs Dearly On Reopener Award

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

There is a cardinal rule in workers’ compensation trials that employers and defense counsel must follow: never try a case

UPS Prevails By Means of Occupational Statute of Limitations Defense on Claim for Bilateral Knee Replacement Surgery

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

UPS Prevails By Means of Occupational Statute of Limitations Defense on Claim for Bilateral Knee Replacement Surgery

The best defense against an occupational disease claim is often the statute of limitations.  That is how the employer won

How Employers Can Reduce Permanency Awards In New Jersey At No Cost

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

How Employers Can Reduce Permanency Awards In New Jersey At No Cost

Permanency awards in the New Jersey Division of Workers’ Compensation can amount to very significant dollars.  An award of 40%

New Jersey Supreme Court Rejects Summary Judgment for Hospital in Terminating Disabled Employee

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

New Jersey Supreme Court Rejects Summary Judgment for Hospital in Terminating Disabled Employee

Workers’ compensation claims often lead to complex disability discrimination law suits, and the recent New Jersey Supreme Court case of

Appellate Division Finds Employee Status, Not Casual Employee Or Independent Contractor Status

| July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Appellate Division Finds Employee Status, Not Casual Employee Or Independent Contractor Status

Michael Savio was injured on a job site on June 1, 2006.  He stated that he worked for Matthew Giambri

Appellate Division Affirms Award of UPS Driver’s Motion for Med and Temp

| July 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Appellate Division Affirms Award of UPS Driver’s Motion for Med and Temp

Roy Hendrickson worked for thirty years at UPS.  His first 19 years were as a package car driver making over

Injury To Officer On Unscheduled Day Is Found Compensable Because Officer Was Not Just Picking Up Paycheck But Checking Scheduled Court Dates

| July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

In a surprising but unreported decision, the Appellate Division affirmed an award to a police officer who fell in the

The Critical Importance of a Thorough Supervisor’s Report Form in Workers’ Compensation

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Critical Importance of a Thorough Supervisor’s Report Form in Workers’ Compensation

In every state, two investigative forms have an enormous impact on helping employers save money and win cases in workers’

County GPS System Defeats Petitioner’s Comp Claim on Appeal

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

County GPS System Defeats Petitioner’s Comp Claim on Appeal

A good Global Positioning System can make all the difference in certain kinds of cases. Longstreet v. County of Mercer,

Answers to Often Bewildering Questions about New Jersey Comp Settlements

| June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Answers to Often Bewildering Questions about New Jersey Comp Settlements

Clients often ask questions about the permanency phase of the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation system.  Frankly our system with respect

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