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Do Not Let a Pre-Existing Condition Stop You From Filing a Claim!

When you are hired for a new job, the employer hired you as you are, meaning your new boss hired you despite the fact you have a pre-existing condition. What pre-existing condition do you ask? Are you a diabetic? Have a bad back? High blood pressure run in your family? We all have a pre-existing … Continue reading “Do Not Let a Pre-Existing Condition Stop You From Filing a Claim!”

Getting Hurt at Work: Do I File Workers’ Comp or Personal Injury Claim?

Most people do not realize that what workers’ compensation and personal injury lawyers do in a courtroom are very similar actions from a legal standpoint. Workers’ compensation was created in the 1920s to protect workers who were hurt on the job. Workers’ compensation health insurance was a program designed to protect employers and pay the … Continue reading “Getting Hurt at Work: Do I File Workers’ Comp or Personal Injury Claim?”

Injured While Commuting – Will Workers’ Compensation Cover my Injury?

Generally, if one is injured while commuting to or from work, they are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. However, several exceptions do exist. Some of the exceptions include: Employees who have no fixed place of work. An example of this is if a salesperson or service person works in the field. Employees who are on-call. … Continue reading “Injured While Commuting – Will Workers’ Compensation Cover my Injury?”

Things You Need to Know if You Suffered a Work-Related Injury

Dealing with a workers’ compensation claim can get very complex and time-consuming, especially if you are not familiar with workers’ compensation law. It doesn’t take much to get overwhelmed with all the moving pieces involved. You should know, however, that the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act exists to protect injured workers, and make sure that … Continue reading “Things You Need to Know if You Suffered a Work-Related Injury”

Most Common and Notable Workplace Injuries Nationwide

Work injuries are a natural occurrence and can be sustained in any setting. It is a common misconception that work injuries occur in non-office settings. This is not true, however, as falls are the most common workplace injury and office workers are 2-2.5 more likely to suffer a disabling injury from a fall than non-office … Continue reading “Most Common and Notable Workplace Injuries Nationwide”

Appealing for Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey

A workplace is supposed to offer maximum comfort. An employer should take into account the safety of their employees, their well-being, and satisfaction. After all, it is things like these that offer the most productive results from the employees, while keeping them happy. It is a win-win situation. Unfortunately, things are not that simple in … Continue reading “Appealing for Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey”

What to do After Suffering a Work-Related Injury in New Jersey

If you ever suffer a work-related injury in New Jersey, you should immediately report the injury to your employer and seek appropriate medical attention as soon as possible, not only can not seeking medical attention hinder your claim but it can also worsen your injury. It does not matter what your profession is work injuries … Continue reading “What to do After Suffering a Work-Related Injury in New Jersey”

How the Workers’ Compensation Act can help if you are Hurt at Work

Not many people know that a Workers’ Compensation Act is legally in place. This makes an employer reliable for paying you in case you got injured at work.

Not many people know that a Workers’ Compensation Act is legally in place. This makes an employer reliable for paying you in case you got injured at work.