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Eastern Alliance Insurance Group – www.easternalliance.com

Eastern Alliance Insurance Group is a best-in-class workers’ compensation insurance provider. Their industry-leading products and services help protect policyholders and their employees, and make their lives easier. Eastern offers innovate solutions, refreshing responsiveness and remarkable results. They create supportive relationships and provide their employees, agency and policyholders with the tools, resources and solutions they need to win with integrity. A wholly-owned subsidiary of ProAssurance Corporation, Eastern has over 240 employees serving independent agents and their clients in the East, South and Midwest regions of the United States.

IMX Medical Management Services – www.imxmed.com

IMX Medical Management Services (IMX) a QTC Company is a leading provider of Independent Medical Examinations, peer reviews, functional capacity evaluations and record reviews. In addition to a vast national network of IME and Peer Review Physicians, IMX maintains locations throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland, Texas and Wyoming with a proprietary network of physicians which enables us to provide our customers with a unique and robust scheduling experience.  Our clients include property and casualty insurance carriers, law firms, third-party claim administrators and government agencies that use our services to validate the claims submitted by individuals under automotive, disability, liability and workers' compensation insurance coverages.

Comp-X Medical Management Services – www.compxmedical.com

Comp-X Medical Management Services is your local and nationwide singular source for all of your claimants’ ancillary needs.  It’s Comp-X’s superior customer service that sets them apart! With Comp-X, you will never have to press “1” or leave a voice mail.  They are available to assist you 24/7/365.  Services include transportation, language, home health care, physical medicine, durable medical equipment and devices, home modifications and concierge/travel services.
Lead by Lenny August, Ashley Palkewick and Lori Citron, Comp-X is your best choice in ancillary services. Comp-X is a certified minority and woman owned business with over 15 years of consistent service.  Call 888-777-9022 or email  scheduling@compxmedical.com.  We are proud to support Kids’ Chance of NJ.

Capehart Scatchard –

www.capehart.com

Established in 1876, Capehart Scatchard is a diversified general practice law firm of over 80 attorneys practicing in five offices in more than a dozen major areas of law.  We serve large and small businesses, public entities, non-profit organizations and academic institutions, governments and individuals. The firm’s Workers’ Compensation Group has been a leader in workers’ compensation defense services for over 50 years. The group regularly counsel clients in the proper handling of work-related injuries prior to the inception of litigation. The Department has three lawyers who are Certified Workers’ Compensation Lawyers as designated by the New Jersey Supreme Court.

New Jersey Self Insurers’ Association – www.njselfinsurers.com

The New Jersey Self-Insurers’ Association is a coalition of major employers in the State who have taken direct responsibility for the safety and well-being of their employees by choosing to self-insure their workers’ compensation programs. Our primary mission is to promote and protect the interests of our members. We fulfill this mission by keeping members informed of pending legislation and developments within the workers’ compensation court system through the publication of timely bulletins and member updates, pro-actively working with state legislators and regulators in support of sound workers’ compensation policy, law and regulations. Hosting seminars featuring prominent speakers whose actions shape the workers’ compensation landscape in New Jersey. Conducting vendor fairs where members can learn about services offered by various third-party claim administrators, managed care providers, investigative services and other companies serving the workers’ compensation community. Providing educational and networking opportunities for risk managers, safety managers, claim managers, human resource professionals and medical professionals. Assisting companies desiring to obtain self-insurance status in New Jersey.

New Jersey Self Insurers’ Associationwww.njselfinsurers.com

The firm of Rubenstein, Berliner & Shinrod, LLC, was formed in 2013 when attorneys Richard Rubenstein, Michael and Alan Berliner, and Edward Shinrod merged their practices. Altogether, the legal professionals at our firm have nearly 400 years of collective experience. Our firm focuses on personal injury, medical malpractice, and workers’ compensation cases, giving us a comprehensive understanding of the legal and procedural issues involved. We understand how employers and insurance companies may try to minimize your claim, and what countermoves will provide the best settlement or award for you

TwinBoro Physical Therapy –

https://twinboro.com

Since 1980, Twin Boro Physical Therapy has been providing New Jersey residents with physical therapy, sports medicine and hand therapy at their 34 locations in 11 counties. They take great pride in improving the function and quality of their patients’ lives allowing them to return to a normal lifestyle, work or sports function. The key to their success is a combination of highly skilled rehabilitation experts, state-of-the-art facilities and a proprietary One2Four outcome driven approach. Twin Boro values integrity and promises to never compromise it, ensuring their treatments add value to both their patients’ and employees’ lives.

The Advanced Spine Center –

www.theadvancedspinecenter.com

Charles A. Gatto, MD, a Board Certified, Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, is Director of the Workers’ Compensation Department at The Advanced Spine Center and Chief of Spine for the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Morristown Medical Center of the Atlantic Health System.  His team at Advanced Spine specializes in the intricacies of Workers’ Compensation cases with many years of experience performing thorough evaluations, scrutinizing for pre-existing conditions and providing close communication.  Address: 160 E. Hanover Avenue, Ste 201, Morristown, NJ 07960. Phone: (973) 538-0900.

D&H Alternative Risk Solutions –

www.risksolutions.com

We are a Third Party Claims Administrator located in beautiful Newton, NJ.   We are entering our 26th year in business servicing primarily Counties, Towns and the Education Community’s self-insured claims.  Our dedicated staff has earned a reputation second to none as a strong regional player.   We are a go to company seeking to make safer working environments and saving tax dollars benefiting our clients and their constituents.  We embrace technology, hard work and common sense.  

First Managed Care Options –

www.firstmco.com

As the first managed care organization to be licensed in the Garden State, First MCO is dedicated to quality care. They deliver comprehensive Managed Care Services that help restore injured workers to their best possible health, with the shortest possible recovery. Their providers are trusted partners with a genuine interest in getting claimants back to work. FMCO's core values are reflected in their dedication to serving the community. Through sponsorship and volunteerism, they endeavor to support the social and environmental issues that are material to the company and its mission. First MCO has been helping their clients lower medical costs for over 40 years.  The key to their longevity, is their ability to be creative, and to serve their clients in a way that sets them apart.

Investors Bank –

www.myinvestorsbank.com

Since 1980, Twin Boro Physical Therapy has been providing New Jersey residents with physical therapy, sports medicine and hand therapy at their 34 locations in 11 counties. They take great pride in improving the function and quality of their patients’ lives allowing them to return to a normal lifestyle, work or sports function. The key to their success is a combination of highly skilled rehabilitation experts, state-of-the-art facilities and a proprietary One2Four outcome driven approach. Twin Boro values integrity and promises to never compromise it, ensuring their treatments add value to both their patients’ and employees’ lives.

Scholarship Spotlight – In Memoriam

Welsh/Minniti Scholarship
Judges James C. Welsh and Anthony Minniti were beloved jurists, community leaders, and men of great faith and humanity. Their untimely passing during the COVID-19 epidemic prevented the workers’ compensation community from fully expressing the impact of their loss. Friends for decades, these two men shared a common bond of compassion and a love of justice. The Welsh-Minniti Scholarship is an opportunity for donors to carry forward their love of learning, of social justice, and their commitment to injured workers and their families.

Ted Smyk Scholarship:
Theodore (Ted) S. Smyk passed away from complications of pancreatitis on August 10, 2014. Donations have been raised to create a KCNJ Memorial Scholarship in his name. Born in Binghamton, NY, he went on to earn his BA in political science at Syracuse University in 1968. After graduation he landed a job as an insurance investigator with Crawford and Company. Ted would eventually move to NJ where he remained in the insurance industry for the entirety of his career. Ted was Vice President, Claims at Magna Carta Companies in Manhattan at the time of his death. He and his family were longtime Princeton residents. He was a Police Athletic League (PAL) organization member and coach. Ted experienced first-hand the impact that a serious work-related injury can have on families. Ted Smyk and his family admired and supported the KCNJ mission. He possessed a generous spirit for those in need.

Honorable Virginia M Dietrich Scholarship:
Honorable Virginia M. Dietrich, 62, a judge of Workers' Compensation, born in Trenton, Judge Dietrich was a lifelong resident of Mercer County. She obtained both her undergraduate and law degrees at The Catholic University of America. Judge Dietrich began her legal career as a law clerk to Mercer County Superior Court judges and then practiced law for 25 years with her father, J. Raymond Dietrich, from their office in Ewing. In her law practice, Judge Dietrich specialized in workers' compensation, matrimonial, and real estate law. In 2002, Governor Donald DiFrancesco nominated and the New Jersey Senate confirmed her appointment as a judge of Workers' Compensation. She soon was appointed an administrative supervisory judge and at the time of her death she was the chief administrative supervisory judge, reporting to the director of Workers' Compensation. Early in her legal career, she served many weekends at a homeless shelter in New York City. As an attorney, she represented many individuals of limited economic means on a pro bono or reduced fee basis. As a judge, she was determined to make certain that injured workers received the full compensation to which they were entitled under the law.