2009 New Jersey Code
TITLE 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
34:15
34:15-1 - Employees' right to recover for negligent injury;  willful negligence as defense;  jury question

34:15-1.  Employees' right to recover for negligent injury;  willful negligence as defense;  jury question
    When personal injury is caused to an employee by accident arising out of and  in the course of his employment, of which the actual or lawfully imputed negligence of the employer is the natural and proximate cause, he shall receive  compensation therefor from his employer, provided the employee was himself not  willfully negligent at the time of receiving such injury, and the question of  whether the employee was willfully negligent shall be one of fact to be  submitted to the jury, subject to the usual superintending powers of a court to  set aside a verdict rendered contrary to the evidence.
 

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