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New Jersey May Start Cracking Down on Workers’ Compensation Benefits


Each year in New Jersey, about 147,000 workers are injured on the job, and nearly 35,000 of these employees file for workers’ compensation benefits. However, according to a recent study conducted by the Office of the State Comptroller, the New Jersey workers’ compensation system is not running very efficiently. The idea behind the workers’ compensation […]

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New Jersey Supreme Court Addresses the State’s “Made-Whole” Doctrine


Earlier this month the state’s high court issued a written opinion in a New Jersey workers’ compensation subrogation case. The case arose after a dispute between an employer and their insurance company after an employee recovered both workers’ compensation benefits as well as a personal injury settlement based on the same injuries. The Facts of […]