The Mutual Benefit Doctrine and Workers’ Compensation

New Jersey’s workers’ compensation laws specifically describe the circumstances under which an employee is – or is not – entitled to compensation for an injury or illness they’ve suffered on the job. In addition to those statutory rules, there are also doctrines that – though not exactly law – have been accepted and established through […]

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If You File for Workers’ Compensation, Will Your Medical Records Remain Private?

Workers are injured or get sick on the job all the time, and workers’ compensation is a benefit that was created to allow them to recover from injuries, and have their medical bills paid and lost wages replaced, all without having to sue their employer. Claims arise for a variety of reasons, with the majority […]

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