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NJ Adopts New Rules Aimed at Reform

Jon 5260

The State of New Jersey recently adopted new Administrative Rules which appear to be the most sweeping reform of the NJ Workers' Compensation system in the last 17 tears. The rules address substantive and procedural aspects that may result in a detrimental effect upon the rights of many litigants. The Rules were adopted on March 3, 1997 with the support of business and the insurance company lobbying teams.

NJ Adopts New Rules Aimed at Reform

Jon 5259

The State of New Jersey recently adopted new Administrative Rules which appear to be the most sweeping reform of the NJ Workers' Compensation system in the last 17 tears. The rules address substantive and procedural aspects that may result in a detrimental effect upon the rights of many litigants. The Rules were adopted on March 3, 1997 with the support of business and the insurance company lobbying teams.

Weighing Standards, Remedial Intent: Parameters Defined for Benefits in Occupational Disease Claims

Jon 5447

 The 1996 court term set forth standards for occupational disease claims, defined defenses available, provided interpretation regarding third party liens, further defined standards to be utilized in the presentation of evidence and set forth parameters concerning the nature and extent of disability under the Workers' Compensation Act. Both the New Jersey Supreme Court and the Appellate Division were quite active in ruling on issues not only specific to the Workers'...

Weighing Standards, Remedial Intent: Parameters Defined for Benefits in Occupational Disease Claims

Jon 5447

 The 1996 court term set forth standards for occupational disease claims, defined defenses available, provided interpretation regarding third party liens, further defined standards to be utilized in the presentation of evidence and set forth parameters concerning the nature and extent of disability under the Workers' Compensation Act. Both the New Jersey Supreme Court and the Appellate Division were quite active in ruling on issues not only specific to the Workers'...

OSHA to Make Nursing Homes Safer

Jon 5558

The nursing home industry is one of America's fastest growing industries. Today nursing homes and personal care facilities employ approximately 1.6 million workers at 21,000 work sites. By the year 2005, industry employment levels will rise to an estimated 2.4 million workers. 

OSHA to Make Nursing Homes Safer

Jon 5548

The nursing home industry is one of America's fastest growing industries. Today nursing homes and personal care facilities employ approximately 1.6 million workers at 21,000 work sites. By the year 2005, industry employment levels will rise to an estimated 2.4 million workers. 

"Late" Notice Permitted in Asbestos Claims

Jon 5758

While working in various capacities for approximately 30 years, an employee was exposed to asbestos fiber. During 1987 the employee retired. In 1988 the retired employee consulted with both a lawyer and a doctor. In November of 1989 the employee had actual knowledge that he suffered from asbestosis. 

"Late" Notice Permitted in Asbestos Claims

Jon 5759

While working in various capacities for approximately 30 years, an employee was exposed to asbestos fiber. During 1987 the employee retired. In 1988 the retired employee consulted with both a lawyer and a doctor. In November of 1989 the employee had actual knowledge that he suffered from asbestosis. 

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