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My Eyeglasses Broke During A Workplace Accident. Can I File A New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Claim?

An accident that breaks bones or causes other injuries certainly has the capacity to damage items on your person as well. Of course, your employer has the discretion to replace a valued piece of jewelry or your favorite pair...more

11/14/2013 - Workplace Injury

Can A NJ Workers’ Compensation Claim Be Denied Because Of A Pre-Existing Injury?

Not to be confused with the Second Injury Fund, New Jersey workers’ compensation law generally covers injuries sustained on the job even if a worker suffered a previous injury in the same area of the body. The real question...more

11/7/2013 - Bodily Injury Workplace Injury

Can I Be Legally Liable For My Own Workplace Injury?

One main reason for workers’ compensation is to provide the coverage for medical attention employees need regardless of who is liable for the circumstances that caused injury or illness. That being said, there are some...more

10/31/2013 - Bodily Injury Negligence Workplace Injury

What Types Of Benefits Does Workers’ Comp Provide?

An on-the-job injury covered by Workers’ Compensation could be anything from a bruised thumb to the complete loss of both hands, from a twisted ankle to an accidental death. Each injury calls for an appropriate level of...more

10/24/2013 - Bodily Injury Death Benefits Disability Benefits Employee Benefits

What Constitutes Fraud Under NJ Workers’ Compensation Law?

A simple definition of workers’ compensation fraud is any activity that prohibits the fair payment of valid claims for workplace injuries or illnesses. However, it is important to understand that fraud can be used to collect...more

10/17/2013 - DOL Fraud

Getting Started With A Workers’ Compensation Claim In New Jersey

If injured on the job, you should understand your rights — and your responsibilities — to obtain benefits under workers’ compensation insurance provided by your employer. ...more

9/24/2013 - Bodily Injury Claim Construction Workplace Injury

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation: Understanding The Appeals Process

Many workers’ compensation claims are initially denied. The reasons vary but the result is the same — no benefits. Medical services, wage replacement and disability payments are disbursed through an insurance claim process....more

9/16/2013 - Disability Wages

Am I An Employee?

As the U.S. economy, along with the job market, struggles through troubled times, more and more employers have latched on to the idea of using contracted workers rather than direct-hire employees in their operations — and...more

9/9/2013 - Contractors DOL Employee Benefits Fringe Benefits Full-Time Employees

The Rules Of Horseplay

When you think about getting hurt on the job, you probably think of things like machinery, vehicles, chemicals, and heavy objects. You probably don’t think about your crazy co-workers — they might get on your nerves, but they...more

9/3/2013

Beyond Your Borders: Workers Comp Across The America

And now… one more reason to be glad you do not live in Mississippi: For workers injured on the job, the maximum weekly workers compensation benefit in Mississippi is $449.12. In New Jersey, that figure is $826. ...more

8/21/2013 - Bodily Injury Disability Employee Benefits Workplace Injury

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