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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

NJ Governor Signs S2476 Supplementing Benefits For Surviving Dependents Of Essential Employees

| April 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a bill co-sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton

This Month’s Two Key Developments On Jurisdiction Of Medical Claim Petitions And Orders To Compel Reimbursement Of Costs Of Medical Marijuana

| April 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

We are two weeks into April, and already the New Jersey Supreme Court has considered two extremely significant issues for

The Crucial Importance of Examining Treating Medical Records and Employee Accident Forms

| April 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

Many workers’ compensation cases involve unwitnessed orthopedic injuries.  Consider a case where an employee alleges that he or she felt

Appellate Division Holds That Public Employee Injured In Shared Parking Lot With Employees And The Public Is Not Covered For Workers’ Compensation Purposes And Can Sue Her Employer

| March 26, 2021 | 2 Comments

When an employee is injured on the employer’s premises, including a parking lot owned and controlled by the employer, it

Appellate Court Rejects Compensability Of Assistant Prosecutor’s Fall En Route To Coffee Shop

| March 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

What if two lawyers leave their separate offices to meet at a coffee shop to discuss a case?  Is the

Appellate Court Rules That There Is No Section 40 Lien Deduction For Petitioner’s Share Of Counsel Fees Paid In Workers’ Compensation

| March 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

We all know certain events are going to happen every year:  Alabama is going to play for the national football

New Jersey Supreme Court Rules That Employee Volunteer at Family Fun Day Event Was Performing Work Duties And Was Not Engaged In A Social Or Recreational Activity

| February 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

In 1979 the New Jersey legislature adopted a change to N.J.S.A. 34:15-7 to add that recreational and social activities are

New Jersey Assembly Committee Votes To Approve Hiring Preference Bill As Part of New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act

| January 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Employers need to be aware of an Assembly bill that would turn the workers’ compensation statute into an employment protection

Appellate Division Affirms Dismissal of Occupational Tinnitus Claim

| January 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

There are not many Appellate Division decisions on occupational hearing loss and tinnitus, which is why the decision is of