This can be done by either filing an application for an informal hearing or by filing a formal claim petition. The EEOC may also be reached from Mercer County (except Monmouth) and South by calling 215-451-5800 or from Monmouth County (except Mercer) and North by calling 1(800) 669-4000 (T. The mission of the New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services is to enable individuals with disabilities to achieve employment outcomes consistent with their strengths, priorities, needs, abilities and capabilities.For more information on this process, please visit the "How to File a Claim" page. The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services is here to help individuals with disabilities that are having trouble finding or holding a job because of their disability.If you choose to file a claim, you may wish to contact an attorney for assistance. This provision is intended to prevent the recovery of duplicate benefits for the same injury and disability.If you do not know of an attorney, you should contact the Lawyer Referral Service of your County Bar Association or click here for a complete listing of NJ’s Lawyer Referral Services. When the gross third party settlement amount is equal to or greater than the total award of compensation benefits, the amount of the credit is generally two-thirds of the amount payable by or on behalf of the employer less 0.00.While the provisions of the law provide for restoration to your former position and payment of lost wages, you must be able to perform the essential duties of that position to avail yourself of any remedy under this portion of the statute. An employee or his/her dependents can receive workers' compensation benefits for an injury or death arising out of and in the course of employment.Your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier or your employer, if they are self-insured, will investigate your claim and make a determination as to your eligibility to receive workers’ compensation benefits. In this situation, if you haven't returned to work and continue to receive authorized medical care for your injuries, you should continue to receive temporary disability benefits for the period of time up to and including the date the authorized health care provider indicates as the date of maximum medical improvement. When the gross third party settlement amount is less than the total award of compensation benefits, the credit is generally two-thirds of the gross third party settlement amount less 0.00.If you disagree with their determination, you have a right to file a claim with the Division of Workers’ Compensation. The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law entitles the employer and/or their insurance carrier to receive a credit for amounts recovered from a third party causing a compensable work related injury (N. Where benefits have not been paid, the amount owed to you by or on behalf of the employer will be reduced by the credit amounts.
Proof of insurance coverage should be displayed in a prominent location at the place of business.
If this information is not posted, you can obtain this information by writing to the Compensation Rating & Inspection Bureau at 60 Park Place, Newark, NJ 07102 or by visiting their web site at
The Workers’ Compensation statute, NJSA -39.1 only prohibits the termination of an employee in retaliation for filing a workers compensation claim or for testifying at a workers’ compensation hearing. If your employer's actions are not based upon your efforts to secure workers' compensation benefits for yourself or others, but because of your disabling condition, you may have recourse to claim a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you have a disability that is preventing you from working, or which is endangering your present employment, you may wish to submit a referral for services. A minor who suffers a disability because of a work-related injury or illness is entitled to all of the same benefits as any other employee.
If you feel you were terminated for these reasons, one alternative is the filing of a discrimination complaint against your employer with the Division of Workers’ Compensation. Information concerning the ADA or complaints may be filed by writing or calling the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission at 1801 L. However, if the minor was employed in violation of child labor laws, benefits for temporary disability, permanent disability or death are double the amount normally awarded.
Please note that under the NJ workers' compensation law, the employer and/or their insurance carrier can select the health care provider(s) to treat injured workers for work related injuries.
You should consider contacting the insurance carrier directly or alternatively, you may want to consider filing a claim with the Division in this instance.