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Injuries to airport and airline workers


Port Authority police officers and a flight attendant suffered injuries at the Newark Airport. The incident serves as a reminder of the risks faced by airport and airline workers on a daily basis. The incident allegedly began when a passenger banged on the cockpit door. The passenger allegedly attacked a flight attendant who tried to […]

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Using the inability to understand English as a ground for total disability under the odd-lot doctrine


New Jersey workers’ compensation law allows judges to use the odd-lot doctrine to consider factors beyond physical and neuropsychiatric impairments to find a worker permanently and totally disabled. The issue was before the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey in a case in which the injured employee argued her limited English should […]