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The Crucial Difference Between Impairment And Disability In Workers’ Compensation

| December 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Understanding the difference between “impairment” and “disability” is important in properly reserving files and in defending workers’ compensation cases. Many

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Clarifying Effective Date of Hand And Foot Bill

| November 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Earlier this year the new hand and foot bill became effective on January 21, 2020.  This bill marked a significant

Proposed Bill to Require Carriers to Pay for Costs of Medical Marijuana Passes Committee While the New Jersey Supreme Court is Scheduled to Hear Oral Arguments on the Issue

| October 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

The New Jersey Assembly Appropriations Committee passed A1708 on October 26, 2020, setting the stage for an eventual full Assembly

Appellate Division Rules Against Medical Providers In Jurisdictional Dispute Where Almost All Contacts Were In Pennsylvania And New York

| October 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

An important decision came down today on an issue that concerns practitioners, employers, carriers and third party administrators.  The decision

Judge of Compensation Can Order Petitioner to Reimburse An Employer Following Reversal of An Award by the Appellate Division

| October 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

What happens when an order is entered against an employer to pay a workers’ compensation award and then respondent appeals

The Essential Workers Legislation In New Jersey: What It Means and What It Does Not Mean

| September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

On Monday, September 14, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed S2380 dealing with COVID-19 and essential workers in respect

Update On Essential Workers And Hand And Foot Bills

| September 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Many readers have asked about the status of two very significant bills affecting New Jersey workers’ compensation practice.  They are

The Crucial Importance of Investigating Subsequent Accidents

| August 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Workers’ compensation claims professionals know how important it is to ask about prior injuries in workers’ compensation.  That information can

When Are Injuries That Occur At Work Not Covered By Workers’ Compensation?

| August 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

There is a fairly widespread belief that any injury that occurs at work must be covered under workers’ compensation.  But

Respondents Can Reopen Cases Too

| August 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Employers and workers’ compensation professionals are very familiar with reopener petitions or applications for modification of awards.  A reopener may