2009 New Jersey Code
TITLE 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
34:15
34:15-14 - Waiting period

34:15-14  Waiting period.

34:15-14.  Except as provided pursuant to R.S.34:15-75, no compensation other than medical aid shall accrue and be payable until the employee has been disabled seven days, whether the days of disability immediately follow the accident, or whether they be consecutive or not.  These days shall be termed the waiting period.  The day that the employee is unable to continue at work by reason of his accident, whether it be the day of the accident or later, shall count as one whole day of the waiting period.  Should the total period of disability extend beyond seven days, additional compensation shall at once become payable covering the above prescribed waiting period.

Amended 1945, c.74, s.7; 1966, c.126, s.3; 2001, c.328, s.1.
 

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