Industrial Accident Board determines that a general contractor on a construction site is responsible for claimant’s workers’ compensation benefits as both his employer and by operation of Section 2311.
The claimant alleged he was injured while doing demolition work on January 7, 2022. He initially filed a petition against Alliance Environmental Systems (Alliance), but Alliance denied that it was Mr. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 27, No.
District court finds that the “specialty” for the one time change of physician must be one that furthers the employer’s duty to deliver a continuum of care, facilitating the employee’s return to gainful employment.
The injured worker sustained a serious injury to her finger. She came under the care of Dr. Cortez, a board-certified general and plastic surgeon with an added certificate for hand surgery via the emergency room. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 27, No.
Three times is the charm. The Appellate Court again addresses the abuse of workers’ compensation judges’ discretion in awarding fees, costs and penalties.
Typically, not many workers’ compensation Superior Court or Supreme Court decisions come down each month. On average, there is one case each month that New Jersey practitioners need to read. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 27, No.
An employer cannot take a credit for an overpayment of workers’ compensation benefits paid for one work injury against an award of benefits for a subsequent work injury.
In this case, the claimant sustained a work injury in the nature of a broken right ankle in 2011. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 27, No.
An insurer’s denial of payment for a medical bill on the basis that the treatment at issue is not related to the work injury does not require the dismissal of a Fee Review application as premature.
The claimant sustained various work-related injuries in 2004. The employer and its carrier (SWIF) accepted the injuries by issuing a Notice of Compensation Payable and, subsequently, an amended Notice of Compensation Payable in 2007. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 27, No.
NEWS RESULTS* What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 27, No.
1. The General Assembly amended Section 2347 of the Workers’ Compensation Act regarding Petitions for Review to codify existing litigation practices and clarify areas of dispute. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 26, No.
1. Rita Noa v. City of Aventura and Florida League of Cities, DCA#: 21-0549; Decision date: January 26, 2022 What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 26, No.
1. On January 10, 2022, Governor Phil Murphy signed S771, amending the Statute and expanding the reach of N.J.S.A. 34:15-36 and compensability in parking lot cases. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 26, No.
1. House Bill 1837 Becomes Law What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 26, No.