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New Jersey: Court Affirms Order Requiring Employer to Reimburse Employee for Medical Marijuana Costs
Posted on 30 Jan 2020 by Thomas A. Robinson

The Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey, in a case of first impression, affirmed a workers’ compensation judge’s finding that an employer was required to reimburse its employee for the employee’s use of medical marijuana... Read More

New Jersey: Person in “Committed Relationship” With Deceased Worker Was Not His Surviving Spouse
Posted on 21 Mar 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

In an unpublished decision, a New Jersey court held that notwithstanding the “committed relationship” that existed between the petitioner and the deceased employee, who sustained fatal injuries in a work-related accident, the petitioner could... Read More

New Jersey: Employee May Not Recover for Injuries in Employer-Leased Parking Area
Posted on 4 Apr 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

Because an employer did not control the garage where an employee parked, her route of ingress and egress from the parking garage to her office, and the adjacent public street where she was injured, was still part of her daily commute and injuries she... Read More

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Trends for 2016
Posted on 16 Nov 2016 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

By Richard B. Rubenstein, Esq. Assembly Bill 3401, signed into law on November 14, 2016, mandates that workers’ compensation carriers and third-party administrators adopt a method for processing electronic bills for medical treatment rendered... Read More

NJ: Informal Arrangement Between Father-Son Physicians Means Joint Employment for Purposes of Plaintiff’s Tort Action Against Son
Posted on 10 Oct 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

In an unpublished opinion, a New Jersey appellate court recently affirmed in pertinent part a trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of a physician-defendant in a civil action for personal injuries filed against the physician by a woman... Read More