Tag Archive: workers’ compensation benefits

Recent Changes In Essential Employees Due to COVID

February 17, 2021
Recent Changes In Essential Employees Due to COVID

How Can the Recent Changes In Essential Employees Worker’s Compensation and COVID Affect Me? NJ Governor Patrick Murphy recently signed legislation enacting sweeping measures to provide workers’ compensation benefits to essential workers who contract coronavirus [COVID-19] and provides dependency benefits to their survivors. The legislation eases the burden of proof by establishing a rebuttable presumption […]

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Coronavirus and the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act

February 2, 2021
Coronavirus and the New Jersey Workers' Compensation Act

Covid-19 (Coronavirus) has spread to several states in the United States, including numerous confirmed cases in New Jersey. A surge in claims under worker’s compensation laws might be on the horizon if New Jersey employees become infected, thus filing claims for medical care benefits, lost wages, permanent disability, or even dependency claims. Still, no specific […]

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