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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

Court of Appeals Holds Request for One-Year Leave of Absence is Unreasonable

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

A leave of absence can qualify as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA, but how long should employers consider granting

When Is A Commute To A Job Site Covered For Workers’ Comp Purposes?

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Don Drysdale, a skilled carpenter, works for Craftsmen Trades and seldom goes to the company office in Mt. Laurel, N.J.

Employer Is Required To Inquire Of Employee Requesting Leave To Care For Grandfather Whether Grandfather Raised The Employee

| May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

While the ADA does not require an employer to inquire whether an employee needs reasonable accommodation, the FMLA does require

Why New Jersey Comp Law Holds That One Who Has Been Fired Is Not Entitled To Temporary Disability Benefits Unless He Or She Would Have Been Working Another Job

| May 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the most controversial issues in New Jersey workers’ compensation has to do with whether an injured worker who

Court Rejects “On Call” Status As Justification For Alleged Work-Related Injury In Museum

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Court Rejects “On Call” Status As Justification For Alleged Work-Related Injury In Museum

Bo Liu worked for 4D Security Solutions, Inc. as an engineer.  He was sent to test the company’s hardware and

Court of Appeals Affirms Termination of Employee Based on Employee’s Own Doctor Report

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Court of Appeals Affirms Termination of Employee Based on Employee’s Own Doctor Report

Walter Aston worked for Tapco International for 20 years as a shipping and receiving clerk, display builder and a maintenance

Appellate Division Holds That New York Worker Who Accepted A Job Offer While In New Jersey Was Hired In New Jersey Conferring Jurisdiction In New Jersey

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

When an employee returns to work following a work injury, in many states that ends the workers’ compensation case, but

Petitioner Had No Duty To Intervene In Altercation, Traumatic Brain Injury Following Wrestling Incident Not Compensable

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Petitioner Had No Duty To Intervene In Altercation, Traumatic Brain Injury Following Wrestling Incident Not Compensable

The recent case of Benimadho v. Somerville Borough Fire Department, A-2351-15T3 (App. Div. April 10, 2017) is fascinating because it

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