2019 New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law Handbook

New Jersey Workers' Compensation Law Handbook 2019 Edition
Cover of the 2019 edition of the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law Handbook.

This is Gregory Lois’ practical, up-to-date and easy-to-understand guide to workers’ compensation claims in New Jersey. This book is designed for employers, attorneys, claim adjusters, physicians, self-insured employers and vocational rehabilitation workers. This guide is written in plain English by a New Jersey State attorney and provides a detailed analysis of relevant statutes and regulations; a complete recap of recent court decisions including 2018 cases; and a full description of current practice. This book provides a behind-the-scenes look at the complicated issues and makes the law understandable for business owners.

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About the Book.

List Price: $129.00
6″ x 9″ (15.24 x 22.86 cm)
Black & White on White paper
215 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1731060952
BISAC: Law / Labor & Employment
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New and notable in the 2019 edition:

  • Updates to all rates and benefits references with 2018-2019 information.
  • Discussion of “voluntary tender” statutory changes.
  • New Appendix with chart of maximum rates in effect by year.

Includes up-to-date chapters on the Medicare Secondary Payer Act and MMSEA, OSHA regulations, and HIPAA considerations.

[Revision date: November 8, 2018]

Chapter List:

  • Introduction (page 1)
  • Chapter 1: Initial Reporting, Claim Petition, and Answer (page 3)
  • Chapter 2: Jurisdiction (page 13)
  • Chapter 3: Employers and Employees (page 29)
  • Chapter 4: Arising Out Of and In the Course Of Employment (page 39)
  • Chapter 5: Defenses (page 57)
  • Chapter 6: Temporary and Permanent Disability Benefits (page 65)
  • Chapter 7: Medical Treatment (page 85)
  • Chapter 8: Motions for Temporary and Medical Benefits (page 89)
  • Chapter 9: Medical Provider Claims (page 93)
  • Chapter 10: Traumatic Injuries (page 97)
  • Chapter 11: Occupational Exposure and Repetitive Use Claims (page 103)
  • Chapter 12: Trial & Judgment (page 113)
  • Chapter 13: Liens, Credits, and Offsets (page 131)
  • Chapter 14: The Second Injury Fund (page 137)
  • Chapter 15: Medicare Secondary Payer Act (page 147)
  • Chapter 16: Occupational Safety and Health Act (page 157)
  • Chapter 17: HIPAA (page 169)
  • Appendix I. “Cheat Sheets.” (page 185)
  • Appendix II: Schedule of Disabilities (page 187)
  • Appendix III: Benefit Rates by Year (page 189)


Author: Gregory Lois

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