Employee Who Waited Too Long to Inform Employer of Injury Was Barred From Compensation

Few New Jersey workers’ compensation cases turn on the issue of notice under N.J.S.A. 34:15-17 simply because the New Jersey statute allows up to 90 days in most instances to report a traumatic injury. The case of Ader v. Lebanon Township, A-0383-11T2 (App.Div.March 11, 2013) focused on this section of the law and whether there is a “knowledge requirement” as part of the statute.

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