Author Archives: Kevin Kutyla
Even after the worst part of the coronavirus pandemic subsides, it will likely take many years to assess the ways it has altered American society and culture. Certainly, the effects on employment and the healthcare industry will be significant, so we should expect laws to change to address those changed circumstances. Accordingly, states might be… Read More »
The New Jersey Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in the case of Ardon v. The Department of Labor and Workforce Development. If you are considering leaving your current job for greener pastures, you should wait until the New Jersey Supreme Court issues an opinion in this case before quitting your current job. The facts… Read More »
The New Jersey Law Journal is a weekly newspaper to which many, if not most, attorneys in New Jersey subscribe. One of the regular features is called, “Suits & Deals,” which sets forth jury verdicts and settlements reached in civil cases. In the October 16, 2017 issue, there were two (2) cases which seemed rather… Read More »
The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Statute recognizes that heart attacks and strokes can be caused by your work. If you suffer a work-related heart attack or stroke, the Statute provided that your medical bills will be paid by your employer’s Workers’ Compensation insurance company. Medical bills will be paid at 100%, there is no… Read More »
The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation system provides benefits to those who suffer work-related injuries. There are three (3) main benefits; 1) the Workers’ Compensation insurance company must pay 100% of your medical bills; 2) the Workers’ Compensation insurance company must pay your lost wages while you are temporarily unable to work; and 3) if… Read More »
The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act recognizes two (2) types of work related injuries. The first type is called a “traumatic injury” and the second type is called an “occupational injury”. A traumatic injury involves a specific event such as a car accident, falling from a height, or injuring your back while lifting a… Read More »
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