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What Is Workers’ Compensation Fraud?

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What Is Workers’ Compensation Fraud?

Workers’ compensation is a state-mandated program intended to provide speedy medical benefits and other benefits to workers injured on the job. Benefits are obtained through insurance policies paid for by employers in exchange for release of liability for on-the-job injuries. Often exploited by employers and employees, the system is susceptible to workers’ compensation fraud. What… Read More »

NJ Workers’ Compensation System Expected to Undergo Legislative Reforms

In an April 22, 2013 radio appearance, Governor Chris Christie announced a plan to address issues that affect the state Workers’ Compensation system. The plan is expected to resolve issues pertaining to both sides of claims, which includes how claims are handled by employers as well as fraudulent practices by employees when they file their… Read More »

What Time Limits Apply to New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Claims?

After sustaining a serious workplace injury, few workers focus on how to get claims paid, but their focus changes once the bills start arriving. Unfortunately, by the time you learn about the extensive medical expenses, it can be too late to file a Workers’ Compensation claim. Long before a workplace injury occurs, every worker should… Read More »

How Does Repetitive Stress Fit into Workers Compensation in New Jersey?

Most people think of workers compensation as a program that provides coverage to workers injured in accidents while on the job. But NJ workers compensation goes far beyond coverage for injury sustained in an accident. Repetitive stress injuries can also be covered by workers compensation. While these types of injuries are more difficult to prove,… Read More »

Should You Take a Lump Sum Settlement for a Workers Comp Claim?

Workers compensation is a program designed to compensate workers injured on-the-job and get them back to work whenever possible. If you have the misfortune of suffering a permanently disabling illness or injury while on the job, you may be entitled to significant benefits under New Jersey Workers Compensation Law. Depending on the facts of your… Read More »

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 »