Categories for Workers’ Compensation

Five Most Common Workplace Accidents in NJ

December 6, 2019
Five Most Common Workplace Accidents

Workplace Injury Attorneys serving clients in West Long Branch, Red Bank, Point Pleasant, Wall, and across the Jersey Shore Anyone living and working in New Jersey knows how difficult it is to make ends meet.  Often, people work overtime or as many shifts as they can to pay bills, save money, and provide a better […]

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Some General Principles Of Workers’ Compensation Law

July 11, 2019
Employer Responsibility For Employee Actions Under Respondeat Superior Doctrine

Workers Compensation is a statutory method of providing benefits to an employee (or his or her dependents) who suffer personal injury or death by accident or occupational exposure or disease (be it psychological, cardiovascular, asbestos, etc.) arising out of and in the course of employment. Fault and negligence are usually not relevant factors, until and […]

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The Differences Between Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation

May 14, 2019
The Differences Between Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation

There are two different ways for an individual who is injured to recover compensation for their expenses, and potentially punitive damages as well; personal injury claims and workers’ compensation claims. There are a number of differences between the two, and when an injured individual may qualify for one or the other. The simplest way to […]

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Why Seeing a Doctor Is Critical After an Accident

March 5, 2018
Monmouth County NJ Workers' Compensation Attorneys

When individuals are injured in accidents, it might seem obvious that it is a great idea to see a medical professional right away. However, with the hectic lifestyles, many of us employ, if we feel fine after an accident, it may be tempting to skip the annoyance of a doctor’s visit and just carry on. Unfortunately, […]

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Bad Actors in Workers’ Compensation Claims

February 19, 2018
Monmouth County NJ Workers' Comp Attorneys

Bad actors are defined by Merriam-Webster as “unruly, or contentious individuals”. The legal definition of bad actors can be in some ways more specific, but in others hard to pin down. Bad actors in workers’ compensation claims may be corrupt healthcare providers, doctors, employers, and even those who file fraudulent claims. Today, our workers’ compensation attorneys will […]

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Hostile Work Environment and Workers’ Compensation

January 31, 2018
Hostile Work Environment in Monmouth County NJ

If you go to work with a feeling of dread that you might experience harassment, threats, or an all-around uncomfortable work environment, you might be the victim of a hostile work environment. Sexual harassment, physical harassment, racial discrimination, sexual discrimination, age discrimination and more are all covered by federal and state regulations. Today, our workers’ […]

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What Should I Do After an Accident?

July 26, 2017
What Should I Do After an Accident?

Being involved in any kind of accident can often be a traumatic and life-changing experience. Whether it be an auto accident, construction accident, a slip and fall, motorcycle accident, an accident with a drunk driver, or any other kind of accident, there are certain steps that you should take in order to protect both your […]

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Common Questions Regarding Workers’ Compensation in NJ

June 16, 2017
Common Questions Regarding Workers' Compensation in NJ

In New Jersey, workers are protected from job-related accidents, injuries, and occupational disease by what is known as workers’ compensation. All New Jersey employers not covered by federal programs are required by law to have workers’ compensation coverage. Workers’ compensation provides medical treatment, wage replacement, and permanent disability compensation to employees who suffer work-related injuries, as well as […]

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Workers’ Compensation Deadlines and Statute of Limitations

June 15, 2017
Workers' Compensation Deadlines and Statute of Limitations

The statute of limitations refers to the time period an individual or institution has for bringing legal action. In the case of a personal injury or workers’ compensation claim, claims can no longer be filed after the statute of limitations expires, and begins the day of the accident in question. The statute of limitations differs from […]

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