N.J. High Court: No Common-Law Bad Faith Claim Exists In Workers' Comp Cases

TRENTON, N.J. - New Jersey's Workers' Compensation Act precludes an injured worker from filing common-law claims against his employer's compensation provider, a New Jersey Supreme Court majority ruled Aug. 1, affirming dismissal of the worker's claims (Wade Stancil v. ACE USA,  No. 1-112 September Term 2010, 067640, N.J. Sup.; 2012 N.J. LEXIS 823).

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