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  • How to obtain workers’ compensation if employer denies it

    April 01, 2022

    People work many different types of jobs in New Jersey. People may work in offices, in hospitals, construction, retail, hospitality, restaurants and many other types of jobs. These jobs have various types of physical demands and some have more inherent dangers than others. However, no matter what type of job people have they could suffer […]

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  • Construction accidents and the “Fatal Four”

    April 01, 2022

    Construction workers face many hazards when they perform their job duties, especially in certain trades. Heights, electrical hazards, slick surfaces, dangerous machinery and even weather-related problems are some of the risks that construction workers often encounter. Sadly, many construction workers pass away in on-the-job accidents and those who survive often have to deal with debilitating […]

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  • New Jersey’s “Uninsured Employers Fund”

    April 01, 2022

    According to the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, all employers within the state must carry workers’ compensation if they hire or contract one or more individuals (excluding partners of an LLC or principal owner of a sole proprietorship) to perform work for the organization. The exception to this is if the employer […]

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  • New Jersey Court Discusses Third Party Claims for Work Injuries — New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law News — August 21, 2020

    April 01, 2022

    An employee that suffers an injury at work generally has the right to receive workers’ compensation benefits. In many instances, though, the benefits awarded are insufficient to fully address the harm suffered by the employee. As such, in cases in which a third party contributed to the employee’s harm, he or she may also seek […]

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  • New Jersey Court Discusses Retaliation Claims in Workers’ Compensation Cases

    April 01, 2022

    Under New Jersey law, employers are required to provide employees that are injured at work with workers’ compensation benefits in most instances. Additionally, employers are prohibited from firing employees for filing workers’ compensation claims. Unfortunately, many employers choose not to abide by the law and will terminate employees for seeking benefits they are entitled to […]

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  • New Jersey Court Discusses Reimbursement of Workers’ Compensation Benefits

    April 01, 2022

    While the work-related nature of some harm is clear, in other instances, an employer may deny that an employee suffered an illness or injury due to work conditions. Thus, the matter of whether an employer owes an employee workers’ compensation benefits will have to be decided in court. Recently, a New Jersey court addressed an issue where […]

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  • Court Discusses Evidence Sufficient to Oppose a Workers’ Compensation Claim

    April 01, 2022

    In many instances in which an employee suffers an injury at work, the employer will argue that the harm was not work-related. Thus, the employee must file a petition seeking workers’ compensation benefits, and the court will weigh the evidence produced by each party to determine if the employee’s claim is valid. Only certain evidence […]

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  • Can you protect your emotional health when you return to work?

    April 01, 2022

    Suffering a traumatic injury at work in New Jersey may leave you feeling extremely apprehensive and fearful of returning to your job. Depending on the severity of your injuries, you may never be able to resume your responsibilities in their entirety and may need modifications.  Preparing yourself to return to work will require you to […]

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  • New Jersey Court Discusses Burden of Proving an Injury is Work-Related

    April 01, 2022

    In New Jersey, an employee that suffers an injury may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. There are specific things an employee must prove to recover such benefits, however, such as the work-related nature of the injury. In a recent New Jersey case in which the employer appealed an order granting an employee workers’ compensation benefits, the […]

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  • New Jersey Court Denies Workers’ Compensation Claim for Off Premise Harm

    April 01, 2022

    In New Jersey, a person that suffers an injury at work may be eligible to recover workers’ compensation benefits. However, there are certain factors that determine whether a person may be awarded benefits, such as whether the person is an employee or an independent contractor and whether the person was engaged in the scope and […]

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If you have been injured in a workplace accident, you may have many questions about the financial benefits available to you under New Jersey’s workers’ compensation system. You should know that you only have a limited amount of time to report your work injury and make a claim for workers’ comp benefits. Therefore, it is important to have a New Jersey workers compensation attorney review your claim as soon as possible to see that you are being treated fairly and to ensure that you receive full compensation for your injuries. Please call 866-916-3549 or contact our office using our convenient online contact form to arrange a free consultation. Our injury attorneys do not charge a fee unless we make a recovery on your behalf.

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Our client, a nurse at a long-term care center, suffered a work-related herniated disk injury in her back. As a result of her preexisting medical condition and her herniated disk, the court found that the client was totally disabled and awarded the client lifetime weekly disability payments and medical coverage for life.

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