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Workers’ Compensation Injury Leads to Indefinite Suspension On Account Of Refusal Of Injured Worker To Submit to Medical Marijuana Drug Testing

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Daniel Cotto worked as a forklift operator at Ardagh Glass in Bridgeton, N.J.  On November 1, 2016, Cotto hit his

Full Salary Provisions Under New Jersey Workers’ Compensation

| September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Employees who are out of work due to work injuries or illnesses are eligible for temporary disability benefits at a

The Two Minimum Rates in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation

| September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Everyone knows that New Jersey has a minimum rate for temporary disability benefits, but it is not as widely understood

Legislative Changes to New Jersey Workers’ Compensation

| August 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

On August 24, 2018, Governor Murphy signed a bill that for all practical purposes ends the right of employers to

Understanding The Idiopathic Defense

| August 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

We hear the term “idiopathic claim” quite frequently in workers’ compensation, but what does it really mean?  To begin with,

Appellate Court Rejects Trucker’s Injury While Dressing After Showering During Trip From California to New Jersey

| August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Samuel Kamenette drove over-the-road trucks for Sangillo & Sons.  He was injured on October 9, 2015  in the State of

Liability Carrier’s Exclusion of Coverage for Workers’ Compensation Injuries Applies to Section 79 General Contractor Determinations of Employment

| August 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

New Jersey has a sensible provision that protects employees of subcontractors who are injured on construction jobs.  If an employee

Appellate Division Rules Accident in Access Driveway of Employer after Lunch Was Compensable

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

George Washington, an employee of Runnells Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, left work on March 5, 2015 and drove his

Discovery Rule Keeps Alive Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice Case and Respondent’s Lien Rights

| July 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Lynda Ferrari was injured at work falling down steps in April 2006.  She sought treatment for her right knee and

Appellate Division Bars Civil Claim by DPW Worker Who Planned to Leave Work Early But Was In A Car Accident on the Way Back to DPW Office To Fill Out Paperwork for Supervisor to Sign

| July 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Victor Campos worked for the Department of Public Works for the City of Passaic.  On December 23, 2013, he was