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How Much in Workers’ Comp am I Eligible For?

When you sustain an injury on the job, you are usually entitled to workers’ comp benefits from the state. Let’s take a look at how much you can get and the kinds of benefits you can receive. Weekly Workers’ Comp Benefits Workers’ comp benefits for disabled employees provide weekly compensation for injuries that result in […]

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Can I Be Forced to Quit After Being Hurt in a Work Accident?

Your employer may attempt to force you to resign after you sustain a work injury for a variety of reasons. Regardless of their reasons, however, the law views forced resignation the same as a termination. Firing an employee for receiving an injury on the job is unlawful, so you may be eligible to take legal […]

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How to Make a Work Injury Accident Report

If you experience a work-related accident, it’s vital that you accurately and thoroughly report your condition to your supervisor and fill out a claim as soon as possible. Workers’ compensation benefits are likely the only way you’ll be able to receive compensation for your injuries, so it’s important that you understand this process. When to […]

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Injured on a Constuction Site? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you are hurt at a construction site as a pedestrian or other type of non-employee, then you could have legal recourse to recover damages for your injury. Medical costs, lost wages, pain, & suffering and an inability to do what you once did can all arise from a serious construction site injury, so recovering this money […]

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If You’re Injured by a Coworker, Do You Have Legal Options?

Workers compensation insurance can typically pay for injuries caused by coworkers, but there are many factors at play. The context of the moment before the injury, the exact nature of the coworker’s behavior, the conditions of the workplace itself and other elements can all affect whether workers’ compensation is available or if another source of […]

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Make Sure You’re Paid Workers’ Comp With These Tips

Filing your workers’ compensation claim the correct way can greatly increase your odds of obtaining all of the coverage that you expected. Insurers have a strong financial and professional motivation to limit the amount of coverage paid out for a claim, possibly even denying a claim outright. Even without this motivation, they are ethically required […]

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Scaffolding Accidents: What You Ought to Know

Construction scaffolds provide many critical uses on a job site, so when they fail to provide the expected safety, severe injuries or death can occur. Falls, the leading cause of injury and death on construction sites, are one such worry, but structural collapses, tools falling from scaffolds and other scenarios can all lead to injury. […]

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Will Workers’ Compensation Cover You For Nerve Damage?

There’s no doubt that, if you’ve been injured on the job, you’re dealing with a lot in regards to your Paterson workers’ compensation claim. Navigating such a claim can be very tricky, and is made much easier with the right worker’s compensation attorney by your side. Take comfort in knowing that nerve damage sustained after […]

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Work Injury vs Personal Injury Claims, What’s the Difference?

Many people who get hurt in the course of employment find themselves confused as to how to go about filing a claim for compensation. Certainly, you’ve filed all the right forms and reported the accident to your boss, but what happens next? If you disagree with the results of your claim, does it fall under […]

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What to Do If You’re Injured in an Unsafe Working Environment

Employers have a legal responsibility to provide a safe working environment for their employees. Failure to do so increases the potential for accidents and worker injuries. If you feel that an unsafe working environment contributed to a workplace injury you suffered, a workers’ comp attorney can advise you of your rights under the law as […]

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