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What To Do If Your Employer Denies You Your Workers’ Compensation

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Did you get injured at work, and you were denied your workers’ compensation? Maybe you proceeded to treat yourself, but you can’t afford the medical bills anymore, and you need someone to help? If that’s the case, there are some simple steps you need to take to get your workers’ compensation. Some employers care less about your wellbeing. Even when you’re still battling with your health as a result of the injury you sustained at the workplace, they might force you to return to work or risk losing your job. Now, you’re in the middle of choosing between your health or your job security. That’s not fair enough, and that’s why you should hire a Workers compensation attorney to help you out. Below are what you need to do if your employer denies you your workers’ compensation:

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Posted on : July 30, 2020  Category Workers Compensation

Everything You Need to Know About Settling a Workers Compensation Case in New Jersey

It is important that you’re weighing all your options before you can think about settling your workers’ compensation case in New Jersey. There are situations where a settlement will not be in your best interest even if you prefer a lump sum payment. You should get in touch with a worker comp lawyer so that you’re aware of the best options before making a decision.

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Posted on : July 3, 2020  Category Workers Compensation

Amazon Workers Injured After Robot Discharges Bear Spray

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The day we have all been dreading has arrived: The robot uprising has begun. At least, that is what those who were injured when an Amazon robot punctured a can of bear spray, sending Amazon warehouse workers to the hospital, may be saying. The incident raises questions about the efficacy of robots in the workplace and the benefits of robots performing human jobs, as well as liability for robots’ actions when something goes wrong.

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Posted on : December 11, 2018  Category Blog

Crush Injuries on the Job in New Jersey

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Improper usage of automated and heavy machinery equipment can cause permanent injuries to workers. When they are not given routine maintenance or if operational safety measures are not implemented, they can create health hazards to individuals operating them. The aftermath of a crush injury can impact your life in many unpleasant ways as well as create unexpected and unnecessary challenges for you and your family.

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Posted on : June 25, 2018  Category Blog

Toxic Exposure in the Workplace

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Oakhurst, Howell, and Toms River Workers’ Compensation Lawyers serving all of New Jersey

A toxic substance is any material that is poisonous to the body of a person. Toxic exposure happens when the human body comes in contact with a toxic substance or chemical, which can include lead, asbestos, benzene, silica, talcum powder or other types of environmental pollutants.

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Posted on : June 20, 2018  Category Blog

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Police Officer Injuries Encountered on the Job. NJ Workers Comp Attorney

Police officers put their lives on the line each day to keep communities safe. They have one of the most dangerous jobs in America. According to statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, police officers have a higher risk of enduring a job-related injury or disease compared with other professions. On average, 115 police officers sustain fatal job-related injuries each year and about 30,990 nonfatal police officer injuries that keep them from their work. However, when police officers are hurt on the job in New Jersey, they are protected by workers’ compensation to recover losses they may experience on the job.

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Posted on : June 4, 2018  Category Blog

Spinal Cord Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

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Spinal cord injuries are almost always serious, and they are among the worst types of injuries one can experience in a workplace setting. They can often happen during jobs that involve strenuous physical movement.

Spinal cord injuries can affect nerves that impact movement and mobility, which can keep you from performing your job. Since you cannot work, you will endure the added stress of not being able to earn money.

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Posted on : May 8, 2018  Category Blog

8 Common Questions About Workers’ Comp

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Workers’ Compensation provides income replacement and medical treatment when an employee is injured or experiences a work-related illness on the job. Workers’ Compensation in most cases prevent the employee or employer from suing for negligence.

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Posted on : May 2, 2018  Category Blog
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