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Pending NJ Supreme Court Workers' Compensation Appeals

A-78/79/80-18 The Plastic Surgery Center, PA v. Malouf Chevrolet-Cadillac, Inc. (082502)
Does the two-year statute of limitations, applicable to claims under the Workers’ Compensation Act, apply to claims by medical providers for the payment of services rendered to injured employees?
Certification granted: 05/14/2019
Posted: 05/15/2019

A-68-18 New Jersey Transit Corporation v. Sandra Sanchez and Chad Smith (082292)
Can plaintiff, a workers’ compensation carrier, obtain reimbursement of medical expenses and wage loss benefits it paid from defendants (more specifically, the tortfeasors who negligently caused injuries to plaintiff’s employee in a work-related motor vehicle accident), if the employee would be barred from recovering non-economic damages from defendants because he did not suffer a permanent injury?
Certification granted: 04/04/2019
Posted: 04/05/2019
Argued: 09/24/2019

Download the Oral Argument Video for A-68-18

Updated: 09/30/2019

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). For over 4 decades the Law Offices of Jon L Gelman has been representing injured workers and their families who have suffered occupational accidents and illnesses.