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Monday, August 12, 2013

Pending NJ Supreme Court Workers' Compensation Cases

The following is a list of Workers' Compensation cases pending before the NJ Supreme Court as of August 12, 2013.

Off-Premises: Parking Lot Case
Did this employee’s injuries, which occurred when she was struck by a car while walking across a public street to her place of employment from a privately owned garage in which she parked her car at her employer’s expense, arise out of the course of her employment entitling her to benefits under the Workers’ Compensation Act, N.J.S.A. 34:15-1 to -142?
Certification granted: 5/9/13
Posted: 5/13/13

Conflict of Laws: Preemption
Was defendant's workers' compensation proceeding in New Jersey a "first-filed litigation" that preempts her Pennsylvania lawsuit against multiple parties over the work-related accident that caused her husband's death?
Certification granted 7/12/12
Posted: 7/13/12

Cardiovascular: Causal Relationship
A-71-11 James P. Renner v. AT&T (068744)
Does the record support this workers' compensation claim under N.J.S.A. 34:15-7.2, which sets the standard of proof governing claims based on injury or death from cardiovascular causes?
Certification granted: 2/14/12
Posted: 2/14/12