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Compensation for injuries in an industrial accident in New Jersey


An industrial accident at a New Jersey processing plant killed a Philadelphia man. The accident highlights the dangers faced by employees who work at industrial sites. Emergency personnel, responding to a call at the Safeway Freezer Storage plant in Vineland in New Jersey, found Felipe Rodriguez, a 28-year-old worker, dead at the scene. First responders […]

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Requiring New Jersey employers to reimburse injured workers for medical marijuana


A workers’ compensation judge in New Jersey can order an employer to reimburse an injured worker for the worker’s use of medical marijuana prescribed for chronic pain following a work accident. The Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey concluded the order did not conflict with the federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA). Vincent […]