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Wayne Workers Compensation Lawyer

Wayne Workers Compensation Lawyer

Client-Focused Wayne Workers Compensation Lawyer Recovers Financial Benefits for Employees Injured at Work in Passaic County and Across NJ

Suffering an injury at work can have considerable consequences. You may be facing a recovery period lasting weeks or even months, during which you may be unable to work at all or may be restricted in the hours or duties that you can work. Even once you’ve reached maximum medical recovery, you may still be left with permanent disabilities that impact your ability to return to gainful employment. To help workers through the financial burdens of work injuries and occupational illnesses, the workers’ compensation system in New Jersey provides guaranteed, defined benefits. However, some employers or their workers’ compensation insurers may try to fight against benefit claims filed by injured workers. If you are having trouble getting your workers’ comp claim accepted by your employer, a Wayne workers compensation lawyer can help.

Let compensation attorney Daniel Santarsiero, Esq. at New Jersey Workers Compensation Lawyer of The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall advocate for your rights and interests if you have sustained an injury or illness in the course and scope of your work. For nearly 30 years, Dan has represented injured workers in compensation courts throughout New Jersey. Dan is an experienced lawyer who will aggressively pursue the best possible outcome for you in your case. 

When you have sustained an injury or illness due to your job, turn to a Wayne workers compensation lawyer from our firm for help. Contact us for a free initial case review to discuss what we can do to assist you with securing the workers’ comp benefits you need and deserve.

Benefits Provided Under the Workers’ Compensation System

When you have suffered a work-related injury or illness, you may be entitled to financial benefits from workers’ compensation coverage. These benefits may include:

  • Covering the cost of medical treatment and rehabilitation needed for your work injury or occupational illness
  • Partial wage replacement if you are temporarily disabled from working your pre-injury/illness duties or hours or from being able to do any kind of work
  • Permanent partial disability benefits, which offer temporary financial payments based on the nature and severity of your disability
  • Permanent total disability benefits, which pay you continued partial wage replacement for as long as you remain disabled from performing any type of gainful employment
  • Death benefits, payable when a worker dies from a work injury or occupational illness, which include contributions towards funeral and burial expenses as well as payments to the worker’s dependents

Why Choose Daniel Santarsiero NJ Workers' Compensation Lawyer? Our Commitment to Your Recovery

  • Start with a Virtual Consult
    You don't need to come to our office. We can meet virtually!
  • 24/7 Help Available
    Don't hesitate! Give us a call whenever you need legal help.
  • We Offer Contingency Fees
    You don't pay our firm a dime unless we win for you.
  • We're a Spanish-Speaking Team
    Our law firm is dedicated to providing Spanish language services.

Hear From Our Happy Clients

At Daniel Santarsiero NJ Workers' Compensation Lawyer, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "Hard Work & Dedication"
    Very professional and hardworking group of lawyers. They work hard to get you the best outcome for your cases. Excellent customer service and always current and prompt with material that relates to your case.
    - Zalana K.
    "A Great Experience!"
    I have had nothing but great experiences working with Daniel Santarsiero on several comp cases.
    - Larry W.
    "Highly Recommend!"
    He always took the time to answer all my questions and thoroughly explain what was happening next. I would highly recommend him!!!!!!
    - Barbara A.
    "He is Amazing!"
    He is amazing! Not only did he answer all my questions, but he also broke down my case in terms that I would understand.
    - Amanda A.
    "A Blessing!"
    He sure will go to bat for someone he believes in. I would recommend him over and over again.
    - Eileen H.
    "Very Satisfied!"
    I wasn't really expecting to get anything so im very satisfied with the results, would highly recommend as a legal representative.
    - Lucas Vieira A.
    "Definitely Recommend!"
    I would have never been able to navigate all the twists and turns of the process. Thanks to Dan everything was 100% successful. I highly, highly recommend Dan.
    - Russ D.
    "The Best Results!"
    He resolved any concerns and concluded the case within a reasonable amount of time with positive results.
    - Stephen C.

The Workers’ Compensation Claims Process

In New Jersey, the workers’ compensation claims process begins when you notify your employer that you have suffered a work-related injury. The law requires you to give your employer prompt notice, which means within 14 days of suffering a work injury. However, notice must be provided no later than 90 days after being injured on the job to maintain eligibility for workers’ comp benefits. You can provide notice of your work injury orally or in writing, to a supervisor or manager or any other person in a position of authority within your employer’s organization. It is recommended that notice be given in writing so that you have a record of notifying your employer.

When you notify your employer about your work injury, your employer is required to file a first report of injury with the New Jersey Division of Workers’ Compensation. Your employer or its workers’ compensation insurer also has 60 days to accept or deny your claim. If your employer doesn’t file a first report with the Division or denies your claim or certain benefits, you must then file a written claim petition with the Division within two years of the date of your injury or last payment of benefits. A claim petition allows you to seek an informal or formal hearing with a workers’ compensation judge to either work out a resolution of your claim with your employer or obtain a final binding ruling on your claim from the compensation judge. A claim petition also allows you to obtain financial compensation for your permanent injury or disability.

About New Jersey Worker's Compensation Lawyer

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. Our injury attorneys do not charge a fee unless we make a recovery on your behalf.

Contact Us for a Free Consultation to Learn More About How a Wayne Workers Compensation Lawyer From Our Firm Can Make a Difference in Your Case

After you have suffered a work injury or an occupational illness in Wayne, NJ, contact Daniel Santarsiero, Esq. at New Jersey Workers Compensation Lawyer for a free case evaluation to go over your legal rights and options. 

About Wayne, NJ

Wayne is a township located in Passaic County, New Jersey. Formally established as a township in 1847, Wayne was named in honor of Revolutionary War general “Mad” Anthony Wayne, who spent a portion of the war encamped in the area with the Continental Army. During the colonial era and the 19th century, Wayne was predominantly an agricultural community, with some limited production of goods from sawmills and blacksmiths. In the early 20th century, Wayne became a vacation town for New Yorkers who built summer bungalows along the township’s lakes. Following World War II, those bungalows were redeveloped into year-round residences as Wayne developed into the current suburban community it is today.

According to data from OSHA, in the period between 2017 through 2021, Wayne experienced one fatal work-related accident, which occurred in 2017 when a worker was entangled in a concrete mixing truck. 

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