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What is Included in My Workers Compensation Claim?

Category Archives: Worker’s Compensation

What is Included in My Workers Compensation Claim?

Individuals who were injured at their work places are often eligible to claim workers compensation benefits. Under New Jersey law, workers comp is awarded on a no-fault basis. This means that individuals who were injured on the job can receive workers comp regardless of who was to blame for the accident. In some cases, workers… Read More »

How a Workers Compensation Lawyer Can Help You with Your Claim

A workers compensation attorney is a critical ally if you plan on filing a claim for benefits resulting from an on-the-job injury. Whether you’ve been hurt while driving a commercial truck, working on a construction site, in a slip and fall accident, through exposure to hazardous chemicals or by a defective machine, you may be… Read More »

What You Need to Know: Willful OSHA Violation In New Jersey

According to OSHA, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, accidental deaths on construction sites are most commonly caused by falls. More importantly, deaths from falls can be prevented with the proper training. Unfortunately, Allied Brothers Construction, Inc. of Bloomfield, N.J., was cited in July for fall injuries at its Rockland County, N.Y., construction site with… Read More »

Process of Filing a New Jersey Workers Comp Claim

When you are injured on the job or develop an illness due to workplace conditions, you are automatically eligible to apply for workers compensation benefits. The workers compensation system operates under a no-fault policy, which means that the employee doesn’t have to submit proof that the injury happened at work and the employer can’t be… Read More »

The Benefits of Hiring a Workers Compensation Lawyer

Filing a workers compensation claim in New Jersey takes time, patience and experience. Whether you’re filing a claim for temporary total disability, partial permanent disability or permanent total disability, an experienced NJ workers compensation attorney will fight for your benefits. Attorneys are familiar with the process, and they know how to get you the compensation… 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 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 »