Could My Lower Back Pain Be a Repetitive Stress Injury?

Nov 15, 2018
Lower back pain is an increasingly prevalent problem in American society. Roughly 31 million Americans suffer from lower back pain at any given time, and surgeries for lower back pain are increasingly on the rise. Figuring out the cause of lower back pain can be a difficult endeavor. For many...

What Types of Damages Are Available after an Auto Accident?

Oct 31, 2018
The aftermath of an automobile accident can be incredibly overwhelming. Between dealing with the police, another driver, and your insurance company, it can be difficult to keep track of what is going on and to make sure that you are preserving all of your potential claims for damages. The damages...

What If Workers’ Compensation Won’t Pay for My Surgery?

Oct 17, 2018
You have been injured at work and need medical treatment. For many workers, getting workers’ compensation to cover your claims for medical benefits and lost wages can seem like an incredible battle. After successfully winning that fight, it may seem like smooth sailing with medical expenses covered and your injury...

The Challenges of Repetitive Stress Knee Injuries

Oct 10, 2018
Repetitive stress injuries or WEAR and TEAR™ injuries are often thought of as injuries that occur at desk jobs or from repetitive movements in the arms and back. Employees may suffer from chronic back pain or carpal tunnel syndrome and require workplace modifications in order to complete their day-to-day jobs....

10 Things to Know about State Workers’ Compensation

Sep 26, 2018
New Jersey’s workers’ compensation system provides important protections to workers who are injured while on the job, including offering them reimbursement for medical benefits, time off work, and lost wages. Despite the fact that the benefits and services of workers’ compensation are widely relied upon by workers throughout the state,...

Can You Trust a Workers’ Compensation Doctor Provided by an Employer?

Sep 06, 2018
For many workplace injuries, particularly occupational diseases, symptoms of an injury develop over time. Discomfort or pain appears gradually, eventually causing a worker to seek treatment from a personal physician or trusted medical professional. Often it is only after several visits to a doctor that an employee realizes that a...

How Do I Know if My Workers’ Compensation Claim Was Accepted?

Aug 24, 2018
If you file a workers’ comp claim in NJ, your employer or their workers’ comp insurance carrier should let you know if it was accepted. New Jersey is a no-fault workers’ comp state, so your injury should be covered regardless of whether it was your fault, your employer’s or unavoidable....

Is Workers’ Compensation a No-Fault System?

Aug 16, 2018
Many New Jersey residents do not understand the State’s workers’ compensation system. Of course, unless you have first-hand experience in dealing with an injury at work, you may not have had the need to learn anything about the system and how it works. If you have been injured at work...

Can You Receive Compensation for Trigger Finger?

Aug 01, 2018
Often times, clients will question whether a health issue that they have experienced could potentially be a Wear and Tear™ injury. Commonly known as repetitive stress injuries, this type of ailment is brought on by the physical demands of your job, which can take a toll on your body. One...