Typically, workers who are injured during their commute to work aren’t eligible for workers’ compensation benefits.

The New Jersey Supreme Court highlighted an exception to that rule in a unanimous decision Tuesday. The high court held that a pest control technician who was injured in a car crash while driving from home to his company’s office to pick up supplies suffered a compensable injury.

The opinion says “when an employee, with permission from an employer, is engaged in a work-related activity or an activity that r

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