The NJ Workers' Compensation Act is clear, if the accident occurs in the State of NJ then then the injured worker is covered and entitled to benefits. THe benefits are: temporary disability, medical treatment and permanent disability.
Injured workers must comply with certain notice provision and should consult an attorney at law for guidance.
"In addition to the many thousands of utility workers, more than 280 troopers from eight states deployed last weekend to New Jersey to provide security at checkpoints and patrols in Monmouth County from the Bayshore area to Brielle, and in Ocean County on the barrier islands from Point Pleasant Beach to Long Beach Island."
Click Here to Read: "Sandy recovery becomes national mission as countless workers come to N.J.'s aid" (nj.com)
Jon L.Gelman of Wayne NJ is the author NJ Workers’ Compensation Law (West-Thompson) and co-author of the national treatise, Modern Workers’ Compensation Law (West-Thompson).
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