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Kaufman Workers' Compensation Law

Workers Comp & MMJ Case Updates NJ and PA

The Supreme Court of New Jersey affirmed the Hager decision yesterday and ruled that NJ Workers’ Compensation carriers can be compelled to reimburse injured workers using MMJ to treat their work injuries. Vincent Hager v. M &K Construction, A-64 September Term 2019 084045 (NJ Supreme 2021).
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Breaking News-Decision Issued Yesterday: NJ Superior Court Directs Workers' Compensation Carrier to Reimburse Injured Worker for Treatment with Medical Marijuana

Yesterday NJ Superior Court directed a workers' compensation carrier to reimburse an injured worker for treatment with medical marijuana. The court refused to conclude that the Federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA) preempted New Jersey's Medical Marijuana and Workers' Compensation Statutes.
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Update on Medical Marijuana Reimbursement in Pennsylvania

You are receiving this email because you are a client, friend of the firm or interested in this topic. Thank you for your support of our office and mission to have medical marijuana become a treatment covered by workers' compensation.
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Medical Marijuana Reimbursement Update

You may have seen articles on the internet stating that the New Hampshire Supreme Court has ordered a comp carrier to reimburse an injured worker for his out-of-pocket MMJ costs, reversing the lower court. The truth is a lot more nuanced.
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Kaufman Workers' Compensation Law

Welcome to Issue II of Our Special Cannabis and Workers' Comp Newsletter!

I will be speaking on 'Medical Marijuana and Workers' Comp" Sticky Situations" for the Philadelphia Bar Association- Workers' Compensation Section Lunch & Learn CLE. I currently represent (5) injured workers across the state who are seeking to have their carrier reimburse their out-of-pocket expenses for medical marijuana.
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