N.J. Court Affirms Exxon Worker’s Disability For Renal Cell Carcinoma

  • Opinion

TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey appellate court has affirmed a workers’ compensation award for an Exxon-Mobile chemical worker whose claim that her renal cell carcinoma was linked to workplace chemical exposure was contested by her employer. Johnson v. Exxon-Mobile Chemical Co., No. A-0665-10t2 (N.J. Super. Ct., App. Div.).

The New Jersey Superior Court’s Appellate Division ruled July 30 that Retha Johnson was entitled to the $127,900 in partial total disability benefits awarded by the Division of Workers’ Compensation.

Johnson contended that she suffered an occupational injury from exposure to various chemicals while working as a chemical operator for Exxon …


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