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The Very Sensible Premises Rule In New Jersey Workers’ Compensation

| January 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Until 1979 New Jersey had a doctrine known as the “going and coming rule,” and that rule basically said that

County Did Not Violate ADA When It Proposed A Half-Time Office Job With Full Pay But Refused To Grant Other Accommodations Requested By Plaintiff

| January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

One of the most difficult issues for employers to deal with is the work injury which leaves an employee with

Triennial Recalculation Issue Decided in Favor of Respondents and 2nd Injury Fund

| December 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Honorable Joshua Friedman decided an issue this month that has been pending for several years regarding calculation of the

Section Twenty Settlements and Subrogation Rights

| December 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Section 20 settlements are not technically payments of workers’ compensation benefits except for insurance rating purposes.  These settlements are popular

Appellate Division Approves Suit By Comp Carrier Against Third Party Tortfeasor Even Where Injured Worker Had A Verbal Threshold Policy

| December 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

One of the most significant cases to be decided by the Appellate Division with respect to subrogation rights was issued

The Amazing Rise of Medical Claim Petitions in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Just six years ago, former Governor Chris Christie signed into law a bill which vested exclusive jurisdiction within the Division

Do Voluntary Offers Still Make Sense in New Jersey Comp?

| November 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

By now all workers’ compensation practitioners know of the law change in 2018 with respect to voluntary offers or bona

New Jersey Plaintiff Failed to Prove His Obesity Met Standard of an ADA Disability

| November 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Richard Helmrich worked as an Assistant Director of Food and Beverage at Mountain Creek Resort.  He was a large man,

UBER Style Business Found To Be Employer of Driver

| October 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Julio Pendola fractured his ankle in 2014 picking up a customer and filed a petition in the Division of Workers’

Two Competing Maxims In Workers’ Compensation

| October 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

There are two maxims in workers’ compensation that appear on their face to be contradictory.  The first is that the