2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:15-57.2 - Inquiry as to other payments received before paying compensation; proof of amounts paid


NJ Rev Stat § 34:15-57.2 (2013) What's This?

34:15-57.2. Inquiry as to other payments received before paying compensation; proof of amounts paid
Whenever an employer or his insurance carrier involved in the claim under chapter fifteen of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes shall receive written notice from the Division of Employment Security of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Industry that disability benefits have been paid to an employee as a result of an accident or sickness for which the said employee may be entitled to benefits under chapter fifteen of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes, such employer or his insurance carrier, as the case may be, shall, before making any payment on account of any pending award, order, or settlement under said chapter fifteen of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes, inquire of the employee as to whether or not he has received disability benefits by reason of the same accident or sickness and advise the Division of Employment Security of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Industry or the employer who made payment of the disability benefits, or his insurance carrier, as the case may be, of the result of such inquiry.

In proceedings before the Division of Workmen's Compensation, it shall be the duty of the employer against whom claim is made under chapter fifteen of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes, and his insurance carrier, if any, to present, at any hearing involving a workmen's compensation claim affected by this act, sufficient proof as to the amounts paid under the Temporary Disability Benefits Law (P.L.1948, c. 110), for which reimbursement is allowable in pursuance of the provisions of the Temporary Disability Benefits Law (P.L.1948, c. 110), such proof to be furnished by the Division of Employment Security of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Industry, the employer who made payment of the disability benefits or his insurance carrier, as the case may be.

L.1950, c. 174, p. 402, s. 2.


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