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What to Do if You're Injured in a Slip-And-Fall at a Place of Business

When you enter a store, park in a parking lot or visit a business, you expect the premises to be hazard-free, well maintained and safe. Businesses have a responsibility to keep their premises safe and inform clients of any existing dangers, but they do not always do so. Dangerous conditions can occur from wet floors,… Read More »

What Do I Need to File a Social Security Appeal?

If your application for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits was denied, you’re not alone. Almost two-thirds of people who apply for SSD are turned down on the first time they apply. In many cases, this is due to providing incomplete information on the application or failing to meet the strict SSD definition of disability. The… Read More »

New Jersey Workers Compensation Act

The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act provides workers with a no-fault insurance program that delivers benefits to anyone who suffers from an illness or injury while at work or while performing job-related duties. These benefits include medical expenses, lost wages and death benefits to family members. In exchange for these benefits, workers agree that they… Read More »

What Is Needed to File a Car Accident Claim

If you are involved in an automobile accident, knowing how to file a claim can make a big difference in getting the results you deserve. One of the most important aspects of filing a car accident claim is gathering information and reporting it to your insurance company. Directly after a car accident, check whether anyone… Read More »

How Many Appeal Levels are There for SSD Benefits?

If you are denied Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, you still have plenty of options. You are entitled to appeal the denial of an SSD claim. In fact, there are four basic levels of appeal. With the assistance of an experienced SSD benefits attorney, you can appeal the decision and potentially receive the benefits that… Read More »

What Is a Workers Compensation Occupational Stress Claim?

According to National Center for Biotechnology Information’s research published in the Journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, occupational stress disorder was the fastest growing disease category in the 1990s. This prompted several states to set limits on workers compensation claims for this disease, and a recent court ruling makes New Jersey the… Read More »

What New Jersey's No-Fault Law Means for Car Crash Victims

Roads and highways in New Jersey are packed with commuter traffic, trucks and out-of-state visitors. As the most densely populated state, New Jersey has more than its fair share of traffic, which means that in-state drivers have a higher-than-average risk of being involved in a car accident. New Jersey is one of several states to… Read More »