Lora V. Northen

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Co-Chair, Workers' Compensation Practice


Ms. Northen focuses her practice in the representation of employers, self-insureds and carriers in workers’ compensation defense matters.

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Workers’ Compensation Law Attorney

Published Works

  • Periodic Legal Alerts to Advise of New Cases Affecting the Handling of Workers’ Compensation Claims, 1990 – Present
  • Capehart & Scatchard Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, 1990 – Present

Honors and Awards

  • Named to the list of “Super Lawyers” as voted by her peers and facilitated by Law & Politics and New Jersey Monthly
  • Certified by Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Workers’ Compensation Law attorney
  • Named among the top 50 New Jersey Female “Super Lawyers” as facilitated by Law and Politics and published by New Jersey Monthly, 2009 – 2013
  • Recognized as one of South Jersey’s Top Attorneys as published by SJ Magazine, 2008 and 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Camden County Bar Association, Member
  • Casa of Burlington and Mercer Counties, Board Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Workers’ Compensation Committee
  • Fellow of the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
  • Larson’s National Workers’ Comp Advisory Board, Member, 2012
  • National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network, Board Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member of the Executive Committee, Workers’ Compensation Section
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • RIMS – National and Delaware Valley, Member

Seminars

  • Utilizing Experts in Workers’ Compensation Cases, in-house Qual-Lynx, 2014
  • How to Control Claims and Save Money, NovaCare Rehabilitation, 2014
  • Mock Trial, Somerset County Joint Insurance Fund, 2014
  • Premises Liability Seminar 2014, Millennium Seminars, LLC, 2014
  • Here Come the Judge, in-house Eric North 11th Annual Training Meeting, 2014
  • New Jersey Workers’ Comp Overview for Comp Professionals, in-house Republic Services, Inc., 2014
  • Bona Fide Offers, in-house Wal-Mart/Claims Management, Inc., 2014
  • Why the Medical Aspects of the Case Really Dictate the Outcome in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation, in-house Wal-Mart/Claims Management,Inc., 2014
  • The Essential Building Blocks of Workers’ Comp for New Jersey Employers, Millennium Seminars, 2013
  • Properly Calculating Awards and Payment of Settlements Under the New Jersey Statute, in-house Meadowbrook Insurance Group, 2013
  • The Recent Cases You Need to Know in New Jersey, in-house Meadowbrook Insurance Group, 2013
  • Compensability Issues in Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey, in-house Meadowbrook Insurance Group, 2013
  • New Jersey Comp Fundamentals and Strategies You Should Know for Best Practices, in-house CBCS, 2013
  • New Jersey Comp Fundamentals and Strategies You Should Know for Best Practices, Wal-Mart/Claims Management, Inc., 2013
  • Fighting Fraud, Wal-Mart/Claims Management, Inc., 2013
  • Properly Calculating Awards Under the New Jersey Statute, Wal-Mart/Claims Management, Inc., 2013
  • Premises Rule for Workers’ Compensation Claims, Millennium Seminars LLC, 2013
  • Premises Rule for Workers’ Compensation Claims, Millennium Seminars, 2013
  • Direct and Cross of a Physician in Workers’ Compensation Cases, New Jersey State Bar Association, 2013
  • Around The Horn, New Jersey Self Insurer’s Association, 2013
  • Attorney Panel Discussion, Affinity Insurance LTD – Las Vegas , 2013
  • Workers’ Compensation Update, In-House CCMSI, 2013
  • Properly Calculating Awards Under the New Jersey Statute, Claims Management Inc. (Wal-Mart), 2012
  • NJ Workers’ Comp Overview For Professionals, Claims Management, Inc. (Wal-Mart), 2012
  • Complex Issues Facing Employers And Carriers On ADA, FMLA And Workers’ Compensation, Millennium Seminars, 2012
  • The Building Blocks Of The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act, Benefits, And Eligibility, Millennium Seminars, 2012
  • Latest Developments In Workers’ Compensation, NovaCare, 2012
  • The Building Blocks of The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act, Benefits And Eligibility, and, Complex Issues Facing Employers And Carriers on ADA, FMLA And Workers’ Compensation, Millennium Seminars, LLC, 2012
  • New Jersey Workers’ Comp Overview for Comp Professionals, In- House Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., 2012
  • New Jersey Workers’ Comp Overview for Comp Professionals, In-House Pizza Hut, 2012
  • New Jersey Workers’ Comp Overview for Comp Professionals, and Properly Calculating Awards Under the New Jersey Statute, In-House Claims Management, Inc., 2012
  • Latest Developments in Workers’ Compensation, In-House Amerisure Insurance, 2012
  • Latest Developments In Workers Compensation, In-House Meadowbrook Insurance Group, 2012
  • Maximum Medical Improvement, Fitness-For-Duty Exams, and ADA Implications, TRICO JIF Planning Retreat, 2012
  • How Employers, Insurers, and Self-Insurers Can Save Money, SEAK, 2012
  • Around The Horn: Personal vs. Personnel, NJSIA, 2012
  • New Jersey Workers’ Comp Overview for Comp Professionals, Properly Calculating Awards Under The New Jersey Statute, & Understanding The Second Injury Fund, In-House CCMSI, 2012
  • Mock Trial, Central Jersey Claims Association, 2012
  • Wages, Rates, and Wage Reconstruction – Case and Statutory Law, 22nd Annual Workers’ Compensation Bench-Bar Conference, 2011
  • Five Proven Strategies For Winning and Saving Money in New Jersey Comp, Millennium Seminars, LLC, 2011
  • Fighting Fraud and Mock Trial, New Jersey Association of School Business Officials, 2011
  • Around the Horn, New Jersey Self Insurers’ Association, 2011
  • Nuts and Bolts of New Jersey Workers’ Compensation,, in-house Amerisure Insurance, 2011
  • Understanding Permanency Awards in New Jersey and Ways to Settle Cases, Fraud, Important Court Decisions in 2010 Which You Need To Know, New Jersey Subrogation Rules Section 40 Liens, and Fraud,, in-house Meadowbrook Insurers Association, 2010
  • Mock Trial,, New Jersey Self Insurers Association, 2010
  • Fraud, Cases to Know in Workers’ Comp, and How Employers Can Save Money on Claims, in-house presentation to client, Claims Management, Inc., 2010
  • Everyone’s a Winner – Best Practices Around The Horn, New Jersey Self Insurers’ Association, 2010
  • Best Practices: What do employers, TPAs, and carriers expect from defense counsel, National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network, 2009
  • Mastering Workers’ Comp in New Jersey, Millennium Seminars, 2009
  • Workers’ Comp 101 and The Payment of Settlements, in-house presentation to client, Claims Management,Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 2009
  • Point-Counterpoint Panel Discussion, BURLCO, 2008
  • Workers’ Compensation Update, in-house presentation to client, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and Claims Management, Inc., 2007
  • Workers’ Compensation Update, in-house presentation to client, Providence Property & Casualty Insurance Company, 2007
  • Workers’ Compensation Issues, in-service for client, Atlantic Health Systems, 2006
  • The Complete Survival Guide to New Jersey Workers’ Comp, Council on Education in Management, 2006
  • Workers’ Compensation Issues, in-service for client, AIG Claim Services, Inc., 2006
  • New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Update, Council on Education in Management, 2006
  • Overview of the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act, in-service for client, ADP, 2005
  • Overview of the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act, in-services for client, AFG Industries, Inc., 2005
  • Overview of Key New Jersey Provisions and Defenses, NovaCare Rehabilitation, 2005
  • New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Update, Council on Education in Management, 2005
  • Overview of the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act, Institute for Professional Development, 2004
  • The Fundamentals of Workers’ Comp in New Jersey, Council on Education in Management, 2004
  • Bridge The Gap, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2004
  • Return to Work Issues and Beyond: Issues and Updates Under the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act, ADA, FMLA, and New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, Lorman Education Services, 2003
  • Second Injury Fund, in-service for client, AIG Claim Services, Inc., 2003
  • Fraud Busters, in-house presentation to client, Harleysville Insurance Company, 2002
  • Challenging the Horizons of Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury Protection Services, Horizon Casualty Services and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, 2000