Tag: Workers Compensation

NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Workers’ Compensation Act’s “Authorized Vehicle Rule”

In Henry Keim v. Above All Termite & Pest Control (A-30-22/087603) (Decided November 21, 2023), the Supreme Court of New Jersey held that an employee’s car accident occurred “in the course of employment” and was therefore compensable under the Workers’ Compensation Act (the Act). In reaching its decision, the Court

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New Jersey Amends Workers Compensation Laws for First Responders

Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed two bills into law that amend provisions of the state’s workers’ compensation law to benefit first responders, including those who became ill after volunteering at the World Trade Center site in the days after 9/11.   “Any first responder whose career has been cut short because of