Crippen v. Central Jersey Concrete Pipe Co.

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Crippen v. Central Jersey Concrete Pipe Co.  (2003) 
by the Supreme Court of New Jersey

Crippen v. Central Jersey Concrete Pipe Co., 176 N.J. 397, 823 A.2d 789 (2003), is a New Jersey Supreme Court case involving the exclusivity of the Workers' Compensation Act as a remedy for injured workers.

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176 N.J. 397, 823 A.2d 789

Annabelle CRIPPEN, Administratrix Ad Prosequendum and General Administratrix of the Estate of Harold Crippen, Deceased, Plaintiff-Appellant,  v.  CENTRAL JERSEY CONCRETE PIPE COMPANY, Defendant-Respondent, and Gallo Industries, Inc., XYZ Company, 1-100 (a fictitious name) and/or John Doe (a fictitious name), Defendants.

 Argued: March 3, 2003 --- Decided: May 22, 2003

Verniero, J., concurred and filed separate opinion in which LaVecchia, J., joined.

Zazzali J., concurred and filed separate opinion.

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