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How Does Repetitive Stress Fit into Workers Compensation in New Jersey?

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How Does Repetitive Stress Fit into Workers Compensation in New Jersey?

Most people think of workers compensation as a program that provides coverage to workers injured in accidents while on the job. But NJ workers compensation goes far beyond coverage for injury sustained in an accident. Repetitive stress injuries can also be covered by workers compensation. While these types of injuries are more difficult to prove,… Read More »

What Is a Workers Compensation Occupational Stress Claim?

According to National Center for Biotechnology Information’s research published in the Journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, occupational stress disorder was the fastest growing disease category in the 1990s. This prompted several states to set limits on workers compensation claims for this disease, and a recent court ruling makes New Jersey the… Read More »