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Total Disability Claims

Total Disability Claims

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Attorney

The workers’ compensation lawyers at our New Jersey law firm, New Jersey Workers Compensation Lawyer of JFM Law, know how catastrophic a workplace accident can be when it results in total disability. The sad reality is, however, that every worker permanently and totally disabled on the job does not succeed in prosecuting their total case. We believe that a significant consideration in the outcome of a total disability claim is not only the facts of the particular case but also the effort and experience of the lawyer representing the injured worker. Injured workers seeking total disability benefits can be assured that the total disability claims attorneys at our New Jersey workers’ compensation law firm will fight hard and wisely to ensure that they receive all of the benefits they are entitled to.

An injury resulting in a permanent inability to return to work can result from any number of accidents at work, including a fall from a building or roof, the collapse of a trench, a motor vehicle accident, a heavy equipment mishap or any other dangerous workplace exposure. Nonetheless, certain injuries are encountered more frequently in New Jersey total disability cases, such as lumbar disk herniation (lower back), cervical disk herniation (neck), spine fracture, paralysis, brain, and head trauma, burns, amputation, and chronic pain problems. Irrespective of the nature of the accident or injuries, it is important that a knowledgeable New Jersey workers’ compensation lawyer undertake a thorough review of the facts to properly develop a total disability case and to assess whether there is any potential for a third-party claim. It is also imperative that a determination be made as to whether or not the total disability was the result of a combination of injuries, one or more of which was preexisting, such that the New Jersey Second Injury Fund needs to be joined in the claim. Every workers’ compensation lawyer at our New Jersey law firm possesses expertise in handling all of these issues and knows exactly what needs to be done to properly prepare a total case.

Please feel free to contact our office with any questions you may have concerning New Jersey workers’ compensation law, including what is involved in a total disability case. If you are unable to travel to our office because of your workplace accident, injury or some other reason, a lawyer experienced in prosecuting workplace injury claims will be happy to meet you at your home or hospital. What is important to the lawyers at our New Jersey law firm is that your concerns are addressed and that you are comforted in knowing that your total disability workers’ compensation claim is in the hands of competent and compassionate attorneys who will fight for you. One of our lawyers is available to speak with you immediately and you should not hesitate to contact us as initial consultations are without charge.

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At New Jersey Workers Compensation Lawyer, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, our workers’ (workman’s) compensation lawyers and staff are committed to providing injured workers with responsive and effective legal services. If you were injured on the job, it is important to have a lawyer review your claim in order to see that you are being treated fairly. Please call 866-916-3549 or email our office to arrange a free consultation.

Do you have a claim against a person other than your employer for an employment-related injury? See Third-Party Claims.

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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.

Representative Cases

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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