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Thursday, December 28, 2017

New Jersey Workers' Compensation Maximum Rates to Increase in 2018

In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 34:15-12.a, the maximum workers' compensation benefit rate for temporary disability, permanent total disability, permanent partial disability, and dependency is hereby promulgated as being $903.00 per week.
The maximum compensation shall be effective as to injuries occurring in the calendar year 2018.

49 N.J.R. 2886(a), N.J.A.C. 12:235-1.6 September 5, 2018; 2017 NJ REG TEXT 467810 Rule Adopted, November 17, 2017

Jon L. Gelman of Wayne NJ is the author of NJ Workers’ Compensation Law (West-Thomson-Reuters) and co-author of the national treatise, Modern Workers’ Compensation Law (West-Thomson-Reuters). 

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