Injured Worker Prods NJ Justices To Tackle Employer Liability

Law360, New York (May 13, 2013, 3:34 PM EDT) -- New Jersey's highest court agreed Thursday to consider whether a Morris County employee who was hit by a car as she walked from a privately owned parking garage to her job is entitled to disability benefits under the state's Workers' Compensation Act.

The New Jersey Supreme Court granted certification in a battle between Morris County and county employee Cheryl Hersh, who successfully convinced a state appellate court that she is entitled to the benefits because she had arrived at work the moment she parked her car...
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