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  • By: Lisa J. Pezzano
  • Published: July 4, 2024

You may be entitled to receive compensation if you were involved in an accident which was caused by the negligence of another person. Examples include motor vehicle accidents, slip/trip and fall incidents, injuries from dangerous products, negligent security resulting in criminal assaults, and negligent supervision. Such claims can be filed either in the state(s) where the parties reside or where…Read More

  • By: Lisa J. Pezzano
  • Published: June 20, 2024

In many states, workers' compensation laws allow the insurance carrier to select the medical providers who will treat injured workers. This situation can put injured workers at a disadvantage when communicating with their assigned physicians. Since injured workers cannot easily switch doctors, the incentive for workers' compensation physicians to satisfy their patients may be diminished. It's crucial for injured workers…Read More

  • By: Lisa J. Pezzano
  • Published: April 22, 2024

I had the privilege of delivering a presentation to my colleagues at the NJ Association for Justice's (NJAJ) annual Boardwalk conference in Atlantic City on April 19, 2024. This continuing legal education event features a diverse range of seminars covering personal injury, employment law, matrimonial law, criminal law, ethics, and workers’ compensation. It's an invaluable opportunity for attorneys to refine…Read More

  • By: Lisa J. Pezzano
  • Published: December 14, 2023

Imagine that you were injured at work close to the age of retirement. The insurance carrier provides you with medical treatment and temporary disability since you are medically unable to return to work due to your injuries. The question arises: should you proceed with your retirement? The answer is unequivocally NO, at least until you are discharged by the workers’…Read More

  • By: Lisa J. Pezzano
  • Published: May 22, 2023

The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act provides that temporary disability benefits equaling 70% of the employee’s gross average weekly wages (up to the state maximum rate) shall be paid if the employee is unable to work as a result of a work accident, until he has reached maximum medical improvement from treatment. How Long After a Workers’ Compensation Claim Is…Read More

  • By: Lisa J. Pezzano
  • Published: May 21, 2023

On February 13, 2023, NJ State Senator Zwicker (D) introduced a bill regarding “gender-affirming healthcare” for children. Given the title of the bill, one might be forgiven for thinking that the proposed legislation sought to protect children by affirming that they are perfect just the way they were born, even if they do fit into traditional gender stereotypes. Rather, Senator…Read More

  • By: Lisa J. Pezzano
  • Published: December 13, 2022

Goodbye Christa! For the past 11 years, the phones at Pezzano Law Grouphave been answered by Christa, who always greeted clients and attorneys alike with the same friendly manner. Christa eventually became our “client intake specialist” since she displays empathy and compassion to those experiencing difficulties. She also kept the office organized, scanning all documents, and routing them to the appropriate…Read More

  • By: Lisa J. Pezzano
  • Published: August 10, 2022

On August 2, 2022, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued a major decision regarding independent contractors. In East Bay Drywall, LLC vs. Dept. of Labor, the Court ruled against a drywall company in finding that it misclassified employees as independent contractors. As a result, the company owes the State over $42,000 in unpaid unemployment and temporary disability contributions for those…Read More

  • By: Lisa J. Pezzano
  • Published: June 16, 2022

Courthouses have long been protected by armed Sheriff’s officers or security guards, for good reason. Irate litigants have been known to make threats against Judges and Court personnel when they are unhappy with the outcome of a Court proceeding. In 2005, one injured worker drove his pickup truck through the front window of the Division of Workers’ Compensation in Morris…Read More

  • By: Lisa J. Pezzano
  • Published: May 9, 2022

The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act [“the WC Act”] requires an employer to furnish to an injured worker all medical treatment necessary to cure and relieve her from the effects of the injury and restore function whenever possible. Courts have interpreted this responsibility as empowering the workers’ compensation insurance carrier to direct medical care to specific physicians. Unfortunately, many carriers…Read More

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