2017 New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Handbook

New Jersey Workers' Compensation Law 2017

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 2015 & 2016 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: $29.00
6″ x 9″ (15.24 x 22.86 cm)
Black & White on White paper
204 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1537026916 (CreateSpace-Assigned)
ISBN-10: 1537026917
BISAC: Law / Labor & Employment
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New in the 2017 edition:

  • Updates to all rates and benefits references with 2016-2017 rates; new examples with 2016 benefit and award calculations.
  • New flowchart on reporting requirements (Chapter 1).
  • Expanded section on Motions for Emergent Medical Treatment (Ch. 8).
  • New comparison flowchart on differences in handling “standard” and “Emergent” motions for medical treatment (Ch. 8).
  • Updated statistics on claim filings, reopener claims and case dispositions (Ch. 12)
  • New Appendix with chart of maximum rates in effect by year (Page 176)

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

[Revision date: August 11, 2016]

Chapter List:

  • Introduction (page 1)
  • Chapter 1: Initial Reporting, Claim Petition, and Answer (page 4)
  • Chapter 2: Jurisdiction (page 14)
  • Chapter 3: Employers and Employees (page 30)
  • Chapter 4: Arising Out Of and In the Course Of Employment (page 39)
  • Chapter 5: Defenses (page 56)
  • Chapter 6: Indemnity Benefits (page 64)
  • Chapter 7: Medical Treatment (page 81)
  • Chapter 8: Motions for Temporary and Medical Benefits (page 84)
  • Chapter 9: Medical Provider Claims (page 89)
  • Chapter 10: Traumatic Injuries (page 92)
  • Chapter 11: Occupational Claims (page 98)
  • Chapter 12: Trial (page 108)
  • Chapter 13: Liens, Credits, and Offsets (page 124)
  • Chapter 14: The Second Injury Fund (page 131)
  • Chapter 15: Medicare Secondary Payer Act (page 138)
  • Chapter 16: Occupational Safety and Health Act (page 149)
  • Chapter 17: HIPAA (page 158)
  • Appendix I. “Cheat Sheets.” (page 173)
  • Appendix II: Schedule of Disabilities (page 175)
  • Appendix III: Benefit Rates by Year (page 176)
  • Index (page 178)

Attribution

Author: Gregory Lois

Defending Employers