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Why Good Adjusters Are Crucial To Success In Workers’ Compensation Court

| October 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

Every defense lawyer knows that success in workers’ compensation court is the ultimate team sport.  There are many key participants: 

Governor Signs Job Preference Law For Employees Who Have Reached Maximal Medical Improvement

| September 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Readers of this blog are aware that earlier this year the New Jersey Assembly introduced legislation to create employment rights

Injury to Employee Walking To Car In Leased Parking Lot Found Compensable

| September 9, 2021 | 0 Comments

Cases involving parking lot injuries continue to generate divergent results in the Division of Workers’ Compensation and the Appellate Division. 

When Does The Special Mission Exception To The Premises Rule Apply?

| August 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

One of the most misunderstood rules in workers’ compensation is the so-called “special mission” exception to the premises rule, which

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