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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 Paterson workers’ compensation attorney by your side. Take comfort in knowing that nerve damage sustained…

Work Injury Claims 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…

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’ compensation attorney can advise you of your rights under the law as…

What Injuries Are Covered By Workers’ Compensation?

Workers are left with many questions after an injury. One of them may even be “Does my injury count?” Sometimes, this question may be hard to answer, but there are general guidelines one can follow before making the decision to file a claim. “Work-Related” Has a Broad Definition Workers’ compensation covers injuries that happen as…

Work Injury Liability: Who Can You Sue?

If you have been injured at work, you may the right to pursue litigation against your employer in addition to receiving funds from your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. A personal injury lawsuit may be filed in certain circumstances. These can range from illness due to a toxic substance to injury resulting from negligent behavior of…

Interesting Facts About New Jersey Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance sponsored by the government in order to provide financial support for injured laborers while they are unable to work. Workers’ Compensation insurance, however, has not always existed, and probably would have seemed like a pipe dream to the country’s earliest workers. Fortunately, almost every modern worker is covered…

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation: Is Your Injury Covered?

Getting hurt on the job is an incredibly stressful situation for the parties involved. Suddenly out of work and faced with high treatment costs and other unpaid bills, it might be very easy to feel as if the world is ending. Fortunately, depending on the nature of your injury, New Jersey law can cover you…

How To Apply For Workers’ Compensation In Paterson, New Jersey

Nobody wants to get hurt on the job. Instead, most of us would much rather be healthy and working. Accidents do happen, however, and if you were involved in one at work and are now facing resistance as you attempt to apply for workers’ compensation, you may need to hire a personal injury lawyer to…

What Happens When Your Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Compensation?

Work injuries can happen with little warning and drastically reduce your ability to perform your job in the way that you need. After a workplace injury, many workers rely on workers’ compensation benefits to help them get by financially until the time they are able to resume their duties at full capacity. However, not every…

Why You Need A Workers’ Compensation Attorney After A Medical Exam

Filing a workers’ compensation claim can be a grueling process, especially if the insurance company disputes the validity of your condition. The insurance adjuster, hearing officer or judge on your case may even ask you to undergo an independent medical examination (IME) to gather results to be used as evidence in your case. The IME…

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