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  • Court Discusses Due Process in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Claims

    April 01, 2022

    In workers’ compensation cases, a court will generally try to balance the competing interests by providing an injured employee with benefits he or she is owed and protecting the due process rights of all parties. Recently, a New Jersey court discussed due process rights in workers’ compensation matters in a case in which an employer alleged its […]

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  • New Jersey Court Rules Medical Marijuana May Be a Reasonable Treatment

    April 01, 2022

    Employees that suffer work-related injuries may be entitled to certain workers’ compensation benefits, including medical treatment. Specifically, New Jersey’s Workers’ Compensation Law (the Law) provides that employers must provide employees with any medical treatment that is necessary and reasonable. Recently, a New Jersey appellate court analyzed whether an employer’s duty to provide an employee with medical treatment […]

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  • New Jersey Court Discusses Permanent Disability Workers’ Compensation Benefits

    April 01, 2022

    While some workplace injuries resolve in a relatively short time, others result in permanent disabilities. If an employee is permanently disabled due to a work-related injury, he or she may be entitled to permanent disability workers’ compensation benefits. An employee must meet certain requirements to prove a permanent disability, as discussed in a recent case in which […]

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  • New Jersey Court Discusses Exclusivity of the Workers’ Compensation Law

    April 01, 2022

    In most instances in which an employee suffers harm while working, the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law (the Law) provides the employee’s exclusive remedy. There is an exception, though, for cases in which the employer commits an intentional wrong. Proving an employer’s intentional act caused an employee’s harm can be difficult, as discussed in a […]

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  • New Jersey Court Discusses Exception to Workers’ Compensation Exclusivity

    April 01, 2022

    Generally, New Jersey’s Workers’ Compensation Law (the Law) provides the sole remedy for an employee who is injured at work. However, there are some exceptions that allow an employee to pursue claims against an employer in a civil lawsuit in addition to recovering workers’ compensation benefits, such as when an employer engages in an intentional act […]

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  • New Jersey Court Discusses Due Process Rights in Workers’ Compensation Claims

    March 31, 2022

    While in some instances, the work-related nature of an injury is not disputed, in other cases, the employee and employer may disagree as to whether an injury was sustained at work. Thus, in some cases, a hearing may be held in front of a workers’ compensation judge who will ultimately make a determination as to […]

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  • New Jersey Court Clarifies What Constitutes a Work-Related Injury

    March 31, 2022

    It is not uncommon for companies to host fundraising and community events and for company employees to work or attend the events. If an employee is injured during such an event, it may be disputed whether the injury is work-related so as to warrant an award of workers’ compensation benefits. Recently, a New Jersey appellate […]

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  • Court Explains Odd-Lot Doctrine in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Claims

    March 31, 2022

    Under the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law, an employee that is totally disabled due to a work-related injury is owed greater wage benefits than an employee that is partially disabled. While typically a total disability will arise out of a physical or psychological injury, in some cases, other factors may be considered in determining whether […]

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  • Court Discusses Eligibility for New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Benefits

    March 31, 2022

    In New Jersey, a person who suffers injuries while working may be eligible to recover workers’ compensation benefits but only if he or she meets the requirements set forth under New Jersey’s Workers’ Compensation Law (the Law). Specifically, in order to recover benefits a person must demonstrate not only that he or she suffered an […]

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  • New Jersey Court Explains Requirements for Modifying a Workers’ Compensation Award

    March 31, 2022

    In many instances, even if an injured employee is awarded workers’ compensation benefits, the award may be inadequate to cover the employee’s income loss or the cost of medical treatment. Thus, the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law allows employees to seek modifications of benefits awards under certain circumstances. There are time limitations as to when […]

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If you have been injured in a workplace accident, you may have many questions about the financial benefits available to you under New Jersey’s workers’ compensation system. You should know that you only have a limited amount of time to report your work injury and make a claim for workers’ comp benefits. Therefore, it is important to have a New Jersey workers compensation attorney review your claim as soon as possible to see that you are being treated fairly and to ensure that you receive full compensation for your injuries. Please call 866-916-3549 or contact our office using our convenient online contact form to arrange a free consultation. Our injury attorneys do not charge a fee unless we make a recovery on your behalf.

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Our client, a nurse at a long-term care center, suffered a work-related herniated disk injury in her back. As a result of her preexisting medical condition and her herniated disk, the court found that the client was totally disabled and awarded the client lifetime weekly disability payments and medical coverage for life.

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