Tag: Maximal Medical Improvement
Mary Liu worked as a dealer at Bally’s Casino in Atlantic City. On November 10, 2012, she was dealing a game of poker. A customer whom she knew well “signified a check by forcibly striking the table very hard.” Petitioner was not facing the customer and felt startled by the noise. She said her heart […]
Can an Employee Be Paid Less on Light Duty than the Employee Was Receiving in Temporary Disability Benefits?
New Jersey has a powerful provision allowing employers to terminate temporary disability benefits on an offer of light duty, provided that the offer is made. If it is made, the employee must return to the light duty job or temp benefits will be terminated. But what happens if the light duty offer involves fewer hours […]