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New Jersey Division of Workers’ Comp Has Its First Woman and Hispanic Director

| September 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

Few readers of this blog may know that the New Jersey Division of Workers’ Compensation achieved a number of notable

A Guide to Interrogatories and Their Importance in the Workers’ Compensation Practice

| August 29, 2022 | 0 Comments

Practical Advice in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Under N.J.A.C. 12:235-3.8, interrogatories are allowed in the following types of cases without

What Costs and Legal Fees Are Deducted From the Lien of the Employer or Carrier?

| August 24, 2022 | 0 Comments

One recurring question which adjusters and practitioners are often asked is this:   in computing the workers’ compensation lien, does the

Kids’ Chance of New Jersey Needs Your Help in Fundraising Raffle for Students

| August 10, 2022 | 0 Comments

Kids’ Chance of New Jersey Needs Your Help in Fundraising Raffle for Students

On behalf of Capehart Scatchard and Kids’ Chance of New Jersey, I want to thank all of you who have

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

| July 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

Practical Advice in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation A reader reached out asking about the terms and abbreviations often used in

Guidance on Recording Defense Medical Examinations and Having Non-parties Present

| July 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

One of the most nettlesome questions in New Jersey workers’ compensation is whether a non-party can attend an IME and

Appellate Division Reverses Judge of Compensation’s Decision That Employment Separation Agreement Constituted a Payment for a Disputed Workers’ Compensation Claim

| July 15, 2022 | 0 Comments

The case of Donald Servais v. Ocean Wholesale Nursery, LLC., A-2988-20, (App. Div. July 14, 2022) presents an unusual legal

Section 20 Settlements Versus Orders Approving Settlement

| June 30, 2022 | 0 Comments

Practical Advice in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Our clients often ask great questions regarding settlements in New Jersey workers’ compensation,

Coverage Issues and General Contractor/Subcontractor Allegations

| June 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

Coverage Issues in Workers’ Compensation A common issue arises where an employee works for an employer who does not maintain

Appellate Division Endorses a Penalty Assessed by the Judge of Compensation for Late Payment of a Permanency Order but Not for Respondent’s Delays Prior to Date of Settlement

| June 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

There are few cases in the Division that discuss penalties for late payments of permanency awards, so the recently published

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