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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”

Are You Aware Of What Constitutes A Work Injury?

Are You Aware Of What Constitutes A Work Injury? Ever had a bad day at work? We all do, don’t we? But if you’re injured at work there’s no way to tell at that point on how bad things might get. Most people are aware that if there’s a work-related injury,  Workers’ Compensation has them … Continue reading “Are You Aware Of What Constitutes A Work Injury?”

Top Mistakes to Avoid When You Get Hurt at Work

If you got injured at work, your mind would be flooded with many questions. What should you do next? What will happen to your family, especially if you are the sole breadwinner? Who will pay your bills? How serious are the injuries and will you have to be admitted to the hospital? And possibly the … Continue reading “Top Mistakes to Avoid When You Get Hurt at Work”

Get The Facts on Workers’ Compensation So You’re In the Know

Know What to Expect When Filing a Claim in New Jersey Have you been injured on the job? While it can be a scary time, these 21 workers’ comp facts can make this time less stressful for you! FACT: An employer must provide medical treatment related to the accident that will provide a “cure.” FACT: … Continue reading “Get The Facts on Workers’ Compensation So You’re In the Know”

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation and Pre-Existing Conditions

Away from all the gloomy news that’s been doing the rounds, retired coal miners finally have some good developments to cheer about. Congress recently reached a deal to fund United Mine Workers’ health care benefits with around $1 trillion in federal funding.  More than 22,000 coal miners will breathe a sigh of relief, who were … Continue reading “New Jersey Workers’ Compensation and Pre-Existing Conditions”

The State of Workers’ Compensation Law in New Jersey

A large part of our adult lives revolves around work. It goes as deep as new friends, a comfortable living situation, and many other things. This all sounds good, but unfortunately, not everything is great at all times. Even though work helps us achieve a lot of things we want to do it can also … Continue reading “The State of Workers’ Compensation Law in New Jersey”

Will Social Security Benefits Affect My Workers’ Compensation Claim?

It is not unheard of for an injured worker to receive both social security disability insurance benefits and workers’ compensation at the same time. They are the two biggest work-based disability programs in the U.S. While both payouts for a disability, social security disability insurance benefits are paid to those who cannot be employed due … Continue reading “Will Social Security Benefits Affect My Workers’ Compensation Claim?”