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NJSEA Teamster Truck Driver Found Not To Be Special Employee Of Exhibitors At Izod Center

By on May 31, 2019 in Policy with 0 Comments

A cardinal rule in workers’ compensation is that an employee cannot sue his or her employer in civil court for a work injury except for rare circumstances involving intentional harm.   But what if the employee has two employers?  Does that rule apply to both employers?  The answer is yes, the rule applies to both employers, […]

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Worker With a Severe Eye Injury Was a Special Employee and Could Not Sue His Joint Employer

By on May 2, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Worker With a Severe Eye Injury Was a Special Employee and Could Not Sue His Joint Employer

There are many instances in which an injured worker argues that he was not employed so as to be able to bring a negligence action.  The case of Hernandez v. Port Logistics, A-3558-12T3 (App. Div. 2014) illustrates this situation. Daniel Hernandez was placing a box onto a load of pallets on August 23, 2011, when […]

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