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Workers’ compensation and carpal tunnel syndrome


Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful condition of the wrist that is caused by repetitive movements. It is common and can be considered a work-related injury in some cases. If those who suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome can prove that job duties indeed caused the condition, they may be eligible for compensation. Carpal tunnel syndrome […]

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New Jersey’s “Premises Rule” and Workers’ Compensation


When a worker is hurt on the job and files a workers’ compensation claim, does it matter where the injury occurs? Of course, yes, it does. In New Jersey, the “premises rule” protects workers wherever they are performing their required duties or on employer-owned or controlled properties and areas. Before the premises rule existed, New […]