Northfield and Atlantic County

Serving Injured Workers in Northfield, NJ and Atlantic, Cape May, and Ocean Counties

The attorneys at Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo handle workers’ compensation claims for our clients because we understand the legalities surrounding these types of claims. We tirelessly work to solve problems and get results, and the firm has been consistently recognized in the Northfield area and throughout New Jersey as one of the area’s leading workers’ compensation law firms. Frank Petro, who heads the Workers’ Compensation Department at Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo, received the highest rating awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, one of the top authorities on law firm credentials.

It is important to understand what constitutes workers’ compensation and the benefits to which you may be entitled. Workers’ compensation is not limited to work “accidents,” and benefits can often be paid when the WEAR and TEAR™ of your duties over time cause an injury or worsen a pre-existing medical condition. For instance, casino workers, food servers, drivers, secretaries, housekeepers, nurses, and construction workers may be entitled to pursue claims for their conditions if their job duties place stress on their wrists, necks, and/or backs, thus causing them to develop carpal tunnel or disc problems.

What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?

Each compensation claim in the Northfield area is unique, and the benefits to which a person may be entitled are specific to his or her situation. However, most people may not fully understand all the benefits to which they may be entitled to under New Jersey law, such as

  • Medical treatment
  • Temporary disability
  • Permanent partial or total disability

The benefits can be paid to you regardless of whether the medical condition or injury occurs due to the WEAR and TEAR™ of your job over time or from a specific one-time accident. Feel free to contact us today to learn more about your legal rights and to schedule a free consultation.

Do I Have a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

If you have suffered an injury at work, you may be eligible to pursue a workers’ compensation claim. The Northfield workers’ compensation attorneys at Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo can help you to seek compensation for the benefits to which you may be entitled and can help you even if you were previously denied workers’ compensation benefits or if your employer refused to file a report.

You may be entitled to pursue a claim if

  • Your work-related injuries render you unable to return to work
  • You have been injured on the job
  • If the WEAR and TEAR™ of your job over time has caused you to develop a medical condition

If you have suffered a work-related injury or developed a medical condition and you feel as though you have a valid workers’ compensation claim, please contact one of our experienced New Jersey workers’ compensation attorneys today for a free, no-obligation consultation.

Do I Need an Attorney?

Most individuals seek legal representation from a New Jersey workers’ compensation attorney to protect their rights and pursue claims to help receive the benefits to which they may be legally entitled. The attorneys at Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo understand the complexities that often arise in workers’ compensation claims. It may be in your best interest to work with an experienced lawyer to ensure you receive the maximum benefits to which you may be entitled.

What are My Options if My Medical Treatment is Poor?

In many workers’ compensation claims, inadequate medical treatment for a work-related injury is a common occurrence. You may feel as though the medical treatment you are receiving is inadequate or that your physicians are not properly addressing your injury. However, by law, you are entitled to all necessary and reasonable medical treatment, and our experienced Northfield area workers’ compensation attorneys can help you to get the care that you deserve.

How Can Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Help Me?

If you in need of a workers’ comp attorney in Northfield, NJ or Atlantic, Cape May, and Ocean counties, Petro Cohen can help. As one of our valued clients, you can expect legal excellence as we represent you and handle your workers’ compensation claim, regardless of the size or complexity of your case. Your consultation will involve a comprehensive review of basic workers’ compensation coverage, including medical coverage and wages, as well as more complex issues, such as loss of function, work-related medical conditions, and WEAR and TEAR™ injuries that may not show up until months or years after you have left your place of employment. Contact Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo today at (888) 675-7607 to schedule your free consultation and take the first step in recovering the benefits to which you may be entitled.

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Why Work With PCPM?

  • Highest firm rating (A/V) from Martindale-Hubbell
  • 22 Consecutive years of recognition by "Best Lawyers in America®"
  • Named in every (13) "NJ Super Lawyers®" survey for Workers' Compensation and 10 for Personal Injury