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Common Problems With Workers’ Compensation Claims, and How an Experienced Workers’ Compensation Attorney Can Help

Any discussion of common problems with workers’ compensation claims must first begin with a general understanding of what workers’ compensation is supposed to do. Workers’ compensation is supposed to provide you with benefits whenever you are injured on the job. In other words, if you are injured on the job, you’re supposed to be able […]

Calculating Your Weekly Wage For Workers’ Compensation Purposes

To put it simply, your average weekly wage for the purpose or workers’ compensation benefits is the average amount of money you earned during an average work week prior to being injured. Calculating your average weekly wage properly is very important because a large portion of your workers’ compensation benefits will be paid to you […]

Compensation for Injuries Incurred Coming and Going From Work in New Jersey

Many injuries occur when people are coming and going to work––before work starts and at the end of the day. Where an accident occurs will determine whether the injury will be covered under New Jersey’s workers’ compensation statute. The Coming And Going Rule Generally speaking, motor vehicle accidents that happen during your regular commute, especially […]

Workers’ Compensation For PTSD in New Jersey

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a medical condition that often results from a very stressful experience or multiple stressful experiences. This can include stressful experiences that happen at work. Many workers are exposed to stressful situations on the job. Fireman, police officers and emergency medical personnel are often involved in stressful situations on the […]

3 Easy Things You Can Do To Maximize Your New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Settlement

Have you been injured on the job and want to know how to maximize your workers’ compensation settlement? In many cases settling your New Jersey workers’ compensation case makes the most sense. If this true for you, you can maximize the settlement value of your claim by doing the following three things: 1. Hire a […]

How Work-related Shoulder Injuries are Handled in New Jersey

Workers’ compensation shoulders injuries are fairly common. People injure their shoulders a lot at work, often due to lifting things that are too heavy or working overhead. Other times, people injure their shoulders at work when they trip over something or fall from heights and land on their shoulders. Workers’ compensation shoulders injuries are, for […]

Workers’ Compensation for Work-Related Ankle Injuries in New Jersey

Like other work-related injuries, work-related ankle injuries are fairly common. People will often twist their ankles at work by stepping on uneven surfaces or into holes in the floor. Sometimes people step on discarded or misplaced items and twist, fracture, or break their ankles. Work-related ankle injuries are treated much the same as any other […]

8 Ways To Weaken Your Third-Party Liability Suit

If you are injured at work, you are entitled to file a workers’ compensation claim with your employer or its workers’ compensation insurance company. In addition, you are entitled to file a third party lawsuit against anyone one other than your employer or co-worker who may have contributed to the accident in which you were […]

Understanding Workplace Noise Hazards

Imagine what it would be like if you couldn’t hear music, conversation, or the sound of birds singing. Imagine what it would be like if you couldn’t hear the doorbell or telephone ring, or the sound of your children’s voices. Again, imagine what it would be like if you couldn’t hear approaching footsteps or the […]

What is the Role of the Nurse Case Manager in Your New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Case?

A question that workers’ compensation lawyers often get from their clients is “what is the role of the nurse case manager in my workers’ compensation case?” When you have been injured at work and have filed a workers’ compensation claim with the insurance company, you might actually hear from both an adjuster who has been […]

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