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Friday, May 8, 2020

NJ Division of Workers' Compensation Expands Active Judicial Staff During the COVID-19 Emergency

The Director and Chief Judge of the NJ DIvision of Workers' Compensation has announced that additional judges of compensation will actively join the staff during the statewide COVID-19 emergency.
Notice to the Bar
May 8, 2020

Effective May 11, 2020, in addition to the twenty-six (26) Judges of Compensation previously assigned as per the Division’s Notice to the Bar of April 28, 2020, the following three (3) workers’ compensation judges shall hear as many workers’ compensation matters as possible in the assigned vicinages by telephonic conferencing, and if possible by video conferencing, including all emergent and non-emergent matters, including trials, pre-trial conferences, motions for medical and temporary benefits, general motions, and settlements:

  • Hon. Sarah Minor - Bridgeton Vicinage
  • Hon. D. Gayle Loftis - Mt. Arlington Vicinage
  • Hon. Dawn Shanahan - Trenton Vicinage

Hon. Russell Wojtenko, Jr.
Director and Chief Judge of Compensation
N.J. Department of Labor & Workforce Development
Division of Workers’ Compensation

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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 1.973.696.7900 jon@gelmans.com has been representing injured workers and their families who have suffered occupational accidents and illnesses.

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Updated: 05/08/2020