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What is Included in My Workers Compensation Claim?

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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 »

The Benefits of Hiring A Social Security Appeals Lawyer

As a working adult, you have the right to claim Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits if you have been injured and are unable to continue working. Almost all working adults who are not self-employed have paid into Social Security programs and have the right to receive benefits in times of need. Unfortunately, the application process… 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 »

How Long Does It Take for a Social Security Appeal to Be Processed?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) appeals process can take a considerable amount of time, especially in cases that go beyond a hearing to the SSA Appeals Council. The exact amount of time depends on several factors, but the appeal can be hastened through the system by following a few simple guidelines. Time frame for appeal… 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 »

What You Need to Know: Social Security Appeals

Individuals who are unable to work because of a disability — including those born with such disabilities — are often eligible to collect Social Security benefits. However, individuals who became disabled as adults must file a claim in order to collect Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, and may be eligible to collect Supplemental Security Income… 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 »

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 »

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 »