- Are Independent Contractors in New Jersey Covered by Workers’ Comp?
December 16, 2022Read More
In New Jersey, the workers’ compensation system provides no-fault financial benefits to employees who suffer a work injury or occupational illness. But does workers’ compensation extend to independent contractors? This question is becoming increasingly important as the economy has greater numbers of freelance or “gig” workers. However, a worker’s right to workers’ compensation benefits often […]
- Workers’ Comp for NJ Retail Workers
November 09, 2022Read More
Although seemingly much less dangerous than other professions or industries, retail workers face their fair share of hazards on the job. Retail can be very labor-intensive, exposing workers to the risk of injury. Fortunately, retail workers who are hurt at work are entitled to seek workers’ compensation to help recover from their injuries. Frequent Hazards […]
- How Much Are Workers’ Compensation Benefits in New Jersey?
October 21, 2022Read More
If you are injured on the job in New Jersey, you may be entitled to file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. All employees in New Jersey should understand what kinds of benefits workers’ compensation provides and how much financial assistance they can receive for a work injury or occupational disease. Temporary Total Disability Benefits […]
- Are Fall Injuries Covered by Workers Compensation?
September 28, 2022Read More
Falls are one of the most common types of workplace accidents. Whether a worker suffers a slip or trip and falls or falls from a height, such as falling off a ladder or roof or through a hole in the floor, fall accidents have the potential to cause catastrophic, life-altering injuries. If an employee is […]
- Common Shoulder Injuries at Work That May Give Rise to a Workers’ Compensation Claim
August 07, 2022Read More
Shoulder injuries are common in a wide range of industries, including in jobs that may be considered to involve less manual labor such as retail or office work. Shoulder injuries can be particularly serious, as the shoulder and arm may need to be immobilized or a worker may need to limit use of their shoulder […]
- Are You Eligible for Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
May 22, 2022Read More
If you are injured on the job or develop an occupational illness, you may be entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits, which can help pay for medical treatments and provide you partial replacement of lost wages. Workers’ comp benefits are paid without regard to fault for your work injury or occupational illness; in exchange, you […]
- Are Volunteer Firefighters in NJ Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?
May 20, 2022Read More
In New Jersey, a worker who is injured on the job may be entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits to help treat their injury and make up for lost income if they miss time from work. Normally, workers’ compensation benefits are only available to workers who are employed for compensation or other remuneration. This means […]
- How Long Does a Workers’ Comp Case Take to Settle?
May 11, 2022Read More
After you have been injured on the job or have been diagnosed with an occupational illness, you are likely entitled to file a workers’ compensation claim. Depending on the injuries or illness you have suffered, you may decide to pursue a settlement of your workers’ comp claim. However, you may want to know how long […]
- Workers’ compensation and death benefits for survivors
April 01, 2022Read More
Every workplace accident has the potential for disaster to strike. No one knows this better, unfortunately than the loved ones of an employee who has been killed on the job. It is a tragic situation for the family, who is left to pick up the pieces and move forward. Survivor benefits may help them do […]
- Workers’ compensation: what is the Second Injury Fund?
April 01, 2022Read More
Any employee can be at risk of sustaining an injury while at work. Though some jobs and industries are more dangerous than others, no one is completely safe all of the time. Fortunately, workers’ compensation is available when injuries occur and most people are familiar with the basics of how it works. But you probably […]