Lebanon Workers’ Compensation Court
Hunterdon County is located in the western part of New Jersey. If you have suffered a workplace injury or an occupational disease, you can file for workers’ compensation. If you initiate legal proceedings in your workers’ compensation case, your case will be heard in Lebanon, New Jersey. Although a small town, Lebanon is the home of Lebanon Workers’ Compensation Court, which is where all workers’ compensation hearings for Hunterdon, Somerset, and the southern half of Warren County are heard. The Lebanon Workers’ Compensation Court is located at Hunterdon Hills Plaza 1390 Route 22 West Lebanon, NJ 08833 and can be reached by telephone at (908) 236-8026.
In order to begin legal proceedings regarding workers’ compensation you need to file for either a Formal Claim Petition or an Application for an Informal Hearing. In a formal setting, the judge will render a decision regarding the workers’ compensation, but in an informal hearing the judge will hear the facts then make a recommendation for benefits to all parties in the case. For more information, see https://www.nj.gov/labor/wc/workers/claim/filing_index.html . Whether in a formal setting or informal, legal representation can make hundreds of thousands of dollars of difference in your compensation for your injury.
Lebanon Workers’ Compensation Attorney
The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall has been working in Lebanon Workers’ Compensation Court for over 20 years. Our civil attorneys are led by Dan Santarsiero. A graduate of New York Law School, Dan’s career in New Jersey civil court has been praised by former clients. One of the less than 2% of attorneys in the state certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Dan has won compensation for clients valued at over a million dollars on numerous occasions. Less than 1% of attorneys nationwide have won such cases. If you have been injured, or are suffering from an occupational disease, do not hesitate to reach out to Dan to setup a free consultation. Contact the law offices of Jonathan F. Marshall at 877-450-8301 to begin the compensation process.
What you need to know regarding Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey
Although New Jersey law stipulates that all workplace injuries will be compensated for, receiving the necessary restitution is a whole other matter. As the physical and mental stress weighs on you following a workplace injury, your employer will strive to limit their exposure in a compensation case. Your employer and health care provider have various means of limiting benefits, such as minimization of wage payback, minimal medical or physical therapy coverage, or pressuring an early return to work. If you have been injured at work, you need time to heal physically, mentally, and financially. Since the New Jersey laws regarding appropriate workers’ compensation are very complex, you need an experienced attorney that can handle your case by sifting through the details of your case. Furthermore, our civil attorneys will look to other avenues for potential claims, that may have been indirectly involved in your accident. Third parties can have high liability for workplace accidents and thus you can be owed large restitution from them. However, in order to receive this restitution, you need an attorney with a history of investigating third parties for injury benefits. It is critical to have an attorney present in your workers’ compensation case in Lebanon Workers’ Compensation Court so that you have an experienced advocate in this painful, confusing time.
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At the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall located in Freehold, Trenton, Toms River, Paterson, New Brunswick, Jersey City, Hackettstown, and Somerville our workers compensation attorneys and staff are committed to helping employees injured on the job, whether as a result of workplace accidents or occupational diseases. If you have been injured in a workplace accident it is important to have a lawyer review your claim to see that you are being treated fairly and to ensure that you receive full compensation for your injury claim. Please call 877-450-8301 or e-mail our office to arrange a free consultation.