Prudence M. Higbee

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Co-Chair, Workers' Compensation Department


Ms. Higbee focuses her practice in the representation of employers, self-insured companies, and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation defense matters, Medicare compliance issues, and claims arising under the Medicare Secondary Payer Statute, nationwide.

Published Works

  • Unresolved Issues: HIPAA and Workers’ Compensation, NYCOM, Across The Table, May/June, 2003

Honors and Awards

  • Named a Super Lawyer as voted by her peers and facilitated by Law & Politics and New Jersey Monthly
  • Named a New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising Star as voted by her peers and facilitated by Law & Politics and New Jersey Monthly
  • Phi Delta Phi, Alumni, Harrington Inn Honors Chapter
  • Recognized as one of South Jersey’s “Top Attorneys” as published by SJ Magazine

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Member
  • Gloucester County Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Division
  • Recognized as one of South Jersey’s Top Attorneys as published by SJ Magazine
  • Recognized as one of South Jersey’s Awesome Attorneys as published by South Jersey Magazine

Classes/Seminars

  • “New Jersey Workers’ Comp Law for Physicians,” Cumberland County Insurance Commission, September 2017
  • “New Jersey Workers’ Comp Overview for Comp Professionals,” in-house AmTrust North America, November 2016
  • “New Jersey Workers’ Comp Overview for Comp Professionals,” in-house CCMSI, October 2015
  • “New Jersey Workers’ Comp Overview for Comp Professionals,” in-house Qual-Lynx, October 2015
  • “New Jersey Workers’ Comp Overview for Comp Professionals,” “Recent Cases and Trends in Workers’ Compensation,” “Properly Calculating Rates Under The New Jersey Statute and Types of Settlements,” and “The Amtrust College Bowl,” Amtust, July 2015
  • “Hot Topics in Workers’ Comp and What the Statute Teaches Us,” and “Panel Discussion on IMEs in Workers’ Comp,” Millennium Seminars, July 2015
  • “New Jersey  Wokers’ Comp Overview for Comp Professionals,” in-house CorVel Corporation, May 2015
  • “New Jersey Workers’ Comp Overview for Comp Professionals,” in-house Caesars, March 2015
  • “New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law for Physicians,” in-house CCMSI, January 2015
  • “Compensability Scenarios & Overview” and “Litigation and Discovery Process,” in-house Corvel, December 2014
  • “The Recent Cases You Need to Know in New Jersey, Properly Calculating Awards Under the New Jersey Statute and A Civil Debate,” in-house Amtrust North America, August 2014
  • “Are You in a State of Denial,” “The Recent Cases You Need to Know in New Jersey,” and “Case Scenarios,” in-house AmTrust North America, August 2013
  • “Occupational Disease Claims,” In-House CCMSI, 2013
  • “The Key Defenses Employers Must Know,” In-House Qual-Lynx, June 2013
  • “Properly Calculating Awards Under the New Jersey Statute,” In-House CCMSI, May 2013
  • “Workers’ Compensation Update,” In-House CCMSI, April 2013
  • “New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law For Claims Professionals,” In-House Amtrust North America, 2012
  • “The Basic Structure of New Jersey Workers’ Comp Law,” Millennium Seminars, LLC, 2012
  • “New Jersey Workers’ Comp Overview for Comp Professionals,” In-House Scibal Associates, 2012
  • “New Jersey Workers’ Comp Overview for Comp Professionals,” In-House Amtrust North America, 2012
  • “Jeopardy and Recent Cases You Should Know About New Jersey Comp,” in-house First Cardinal, LLC, 2011
  • “Case and Statute Overview for Comp Professionals and Fraud,” in-house Whole Foods Market, 2011
  • “Fraud,” in-house for Scibal Associates, 2010
  • “Key Court Decisions You Need To Know From 2009-2010,” “Properly Calculating Awards Under The New Jersey Statute” and “The Right To Control Treatment And Termination Of Benefits”, in-house First Cardinal, LLC , 2010
  • “Case And Statute Overview For Claims Professionals,” Millennium, Seminars, LLC, 2010
  • “A Good Workers’ Compensation Program Is No Accident,” New Jersey Associations of Counties, 2010
  • “Properly Calculating Awards Under The New Jersey Statute, Basic Compensability Issues, and Section 40 Liens,” in-house seminar to client, CCMSI, 2010
  • “New Jersey Comp Fundamentals: Statutes and Strategies You Must Know, Case Law Update, and Deciphering the Mystery of the New Jersey Rate Chart,” First Cardinal, 2009
  • “New Jersey Comp Fundamentals: Statutes and Strategies You Must Know,” in-house presentation to Costco, 2009
  • “Everything You Never Understood About Workers’ Compensation Liens: Subrogation Made Simple,” in-house presentation to client, Inservco Insurance Services, Inc., 2008