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...

Catastrophic Injuries In the Workplace

Jul 19, 2018
Most workplace injuries that employees experience require short-term treatment and care, but do not ultimately prevent an employee from working at all. With proper care and treatment, most physical ailments can be addressed, and an employee will go on the enjoy a long and productive career. However, workers occasionally experience...

Is a Protective Filing Date and Why Is It Important

Jun 19, 2018
If you are filing for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you need to know what protective filing dates are, and why they are important. Not knowing could cost you. Protective Filing Date in Hamilton Township, NJ The protective filing date is the date you first...

Will Gaps in Medical Treatment Hurt Your Injury Case?

Jun 07, 2018
When you are hurt in an accident, getting proper medical care is essential. You will need to go to the doctor quite a few times to get the care you need, and your treatment may involve diagnostic tests, specialist visits, surgery, and more. Personal Injury in Northfield, NJ You will...

Causes of Wear and Tear Injuries at Work

May 30, 2018
You don’t have to be involved in a workplace accident in order to be hurt on the job. In fact, “wear and tear” injuries, also known as repetitive stress injuries or RSIs, are the most common cause of workplace injuries in the U.S. That’s because any kind of repetitive workplace...

When Does an Illness Qualify for Workers’ Compensation?

May 17, 2018
Have you become ill as a result of conditions you were exposed to in the course of your work duties? If so, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation is a type of employment insurance that provides coverage to workers suffering work-related injuries or illnesses. Workers’ comp provides...