Categories for Workers’ Compensation

Impairment vs. Disability in Determining Workers’ Compensation Payouts

March 31, 2021
Impairment vs. Disability in Determining Workers’ Compensation Payouts

Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Serving Clients in Long Branch, Shrewsbury, Spring Lake, Tinton Falls, and across Monmouth County When filing or defending one’s company from a workers’ compensation claim, there are many nuanced subtleties of New Jersey law that must be taken into consideration. One of the most important distinguishing factors of workers’ compensation law that […]

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Recent Changes In Essential Employees Due to COVID

February 17, 2021
Recent Changes In Essential Employees Due to COVID

How Can the Recent Changes In Essential Employees Worker’s Compensation and COVID Affect Me? NJ Governor Phil Murphy recently signed legislation enacting sweeping measures to provide workers’ compensation benefits to essential workers who contract coronavirus [COVID-19] and provides dependency benefits to their survivors. The legislation eases the burden of proof by establishing a rebuttable presumption […]

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Coronavirus and the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act

February 2, 2021
Coronavirus and the New Jersey Workers' Compensation Act

Covid-19 (Coronavirus) has spread to several states in the United States, including numerous confirmed cases in New Jersey. A surge in claims under worker’s compensation laws might be on the horizon if New Jersey employees become infected, thus filing claims for medical care benefits, lost wages, permanent disability, or even dependency claims. Still, no specific […]

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“Misclassification Package” Strengthens NJ Labor Laws

January 28, 2021
“Misclassification Package” Strengthens NJ Labor Laws

NJ Law Protects Gig Economy Workers from Exploitation & Wage Violations In an effort to support and protect New Jersey workers from exploitation, state Legislators passed a new legislative package designed to reform the “gig economy” employee misclassification by forcing contracting companies to classify independent contractors as employees and provide benefits for them. These laws […]

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Determining if Your Lawsuit Merits Punitive Damages in New Jersey

January 20, 2021
Determining if Your Lawsuit Merits Punitive Damages in New Jersey

Punitive damages lawsuits are rarely awarded in New Jersey cases, as they require that the defendant’s actions were outstandingly bad. When a civil or personal injury lawsuit is brought to court, the party filing the lawsuit usually seeks damages against the person being sued. Punitive damages, also known as exemplary damages, can be awarded to […]

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Workers Compensation and Personal Injury Suits

January 5, 2021
Workers Compensation and Personal Injury Suits

Workers Compensation and Third Party Personal Injury Suits: When Can I Collect both? Michael G. Scott is the Regional Manager of Dunder Mifflin Paper Company. Michael is driving into the parking lot of the business park where he works when he strikes Dunder Mifflin employee Meredith Palmer with his car. Michael’s car is a company […]

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How much does a worker’s compensation attorney cost?

October 25, 2020
How much does a worker´s compensation attorney cost?

How much does a worker’s compensation attorney cost? Our experienced attorney Kenneth W. Chamlin joined Chamlin, Uliano & Walsh Law Firm in 1983. Mr. Chamlin has been licensed for several years and works in Monmouth County, Ocean County, and New Jersey. A graduate of Widener Law School in Delaware, Mr. Chamlin handles cases in Workers […]

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