A Capehart Scatchard Blog

Tag: Workers' Comp basics

A Practitioner’s Glossary of New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Shorthand

By on July 27, 2022 in Practical Advice with 0 Comments

Practical Advice in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation A reader reached out asking about the terms and abbreviations often used in the workers’ compensation practice. Below is a glossary of these abbreviations and phrases often used (listed generally in the order in which they may appear as a case progresses). “CP” – Claim Petition:  This pleading […]

Continue Reading »

Section 20 Settlements Versus Orders Approving Settlement

Practical Advice in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Our clients often ask great questions regarding settlements in New Jersey workers’ compensation, particularly regarding the two types of settlements (Orders Approving Settlement, and Section 20/full and final), and the differences between them.  This post provides examples of scenarios where an argument can be made for a Section […]

Continue Reading »

Advice To Employers In Dealing With Complex TTD Scenarios

By on April 28, 2022 in Practical Advice with 1 Comment

Practical Advice in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation The general rule is that an injured worker is entitled to TTD for the time frame that the authorized treating doctor placed the employee out of work. Pursuant to Monaco v. Albert Maund, Inc., 17 N.J.  Super. 425 (App. Div.), 21 N.J. Super. 443 (App. Div. 1952), generally, […]

Continue Reading »

Top