Slippery When Wet: Parking Lot and Sidewalk Workers' Compensation To Pay or Not to Pay

Attorneys Vanessa Mendelewski and Jeffrey D. Newby review the statute and case law regarding the Workers’ Compensation Act in New Jersey and injuries occurring on sidewalks and parking lots while employees are coming to work or headed home. These scenarios happen all too often. You need to know what issues to look for and facts to gather. Questions that are answered in this discussion include:

• What forms of evidence should employers and insurance carriers consider to properly defend a workers’ See more +

Attorneys Vanessa Mendelewski and Jeffrey D. Newby review the statute and case law regarding the Workers’ Compensation Act in New Jersey and injuries occurring on sidewalks and parking lots while employees are coming to work or headed home. These scenarios happen all too often. You need to know what issues to look for and facts to gather. Questions that are answered in this discussion include:

• What forms of evidence should employers and insurance carriers consider to properly defend a workers’ compensation claim for an off-premise injury?

• Are workers eligible for workers' compensation if they are injured enroute to and from work?

• What constitutes an off-premises injury, and at what point of the walk to work does the employer become responsible? Will pending legislation have a significant impact on these claims? See less -

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