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Everything You Need to Know About Workers’ Compensation in NJ

Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey Residing and working in New Jersey can be a pleasure, especially in the summer. Unfortunately, the experience can be suddenly reversed when you find yourself stuck in the middle of a workplace accident.   This accident might result in an injury, or worse, a disability. Well, you do not have … Continue reading “Everything You Need to Know About Workers’ Compensation in NJ”

Workers’ Compensation: Hurt on the Job and Common Work Injuries

Providing a safe work environment is the goal of every employer. Sometimes this is achieved by protection in the form of supervision, protective gear, and training. However, we live in an unpredictable world. A work injury can happen at any time and anywhere. Workers need additional protection, and this comes in the form of workers’ … Continue reading “Workers’ Compensation: Hurt on the Job and Common Work Injuries”

Workers’ Compensation Facts: What to Expect When Filing a Claim

When filing a workers’ compensation claim in New Jersey, there are many hidden aspects of the law. Below are some facts about New Jersey’s Workers’ Compensation law: An employer must provide medical treatment related to the accident that will provide a “cure.” The injured worker must use a physician that is approved by the employer … Continue reading “Workers’ Compensation Facts: What to Expect When Filing a Claim”

The Steps to Take to Receive Workers’ Compensation For a Work Injury

What To Do If You Are Hurt At Work A worker who gets hurt on the job is likely to go through many emotions. Fear is the predominant one.There is a great deal of uncertainty and insecurity involved, uncertainty in terms of handling the situation and insecurity about the future of his or her job. … Continue reading “The Steps to Take to Receive Workers’ Compensation For a Work Injury”

Workers’ Compensation for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in the Workplace

Workers’ Compensation for Carpal Tunnel   CTS or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can turn out to be a real downer. Not only is it a nagging pain and suffering on your part, that is generally caused by repetitive work, it could also hamper your day to day life. Often times your employer could dismiss your claims … Continue reading “Workers’ Compensation for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in the Workplace”

Workers’ Compensation for Back Pain Caused By a Workplace Injury

Workers’ Compensation for Lower Back Pain Do you have a persistent pain in your lower back after you come home from work every day? Back pain is one of the most common workplace injuries. This is often a result of long hours of sitting, lifting heavy objects, or if you have to stand for long … Continue reading “Workers’ Compensation for Back Pain Caused By a Workplace Injury”

Workers’ Compensation: The Difference Between a Sprain and a Strain

What’s the Difference Between a Sprain and a Strain? Bob ended up at the doctor’s office what he thought was going to be a normal day at work. There was a blinding pain in the knee. For the uninitiated, a sprain, strain or tear could sound very similar and confusing. Even more so when words … Continue reading “Workers’ Compensation: The Difference Between a Sprain and a Strain”

How Workers’ Compensation Injuries Can Be Odd Lot Doctrine Cases

How Odd Lot Doctrine is related to Workers’ Compensation A workplace injury is fairly common and in most cases, the injured person will recover soon enough to resume work again. But, what if the injury renders you incapable of work forever? You could be asked to find work an alternative job that is different from … Continue reading “How Workers’ Compensation Injuries Can Be Odd Lot Doctrine Cases”

Appealing a Workers’ Compensation Denial: Do You Have a Case?

Do You Have a Case For Appealing a Workers’ Compensation Denial? Last year a friend of mine was injured at work. Being an automotive technician, a lot of his work involves quite a bit of heavy lifting, and that is exactly how he was injured. This forced him to miss work for more than three … Continue reading “Appealing a Workers’ Compensation Denial: Do You Have a Case?”

Construction Site Injuries: Workers’ Compensation from Losing a Limb

Workers’ Compensation for Loss of Limb from a Construction Site Injury   We know that injuries on construction sites can have severe consequences. If you lose a limb at a construction site, your life can be severely impacted. We will take a look at some aspects of construction site injuries and how an experienced workers’ … Continue reading “Construction Site Injuries: Workers’ Compensation from Losing a Limb”