Wear and Tear: Work-Related Spondylosis

Apr 18, 2022
One of the more complicated work-related injuries that a New Jersey worker can experience is the aggravation or wear and tear of a spinal condition known as spondylosis. These cases are complex because the condition of spondylosis can be caused by other things outside of the work environment. But spondylosis...

Understanding Second Injury Fund in Workers’ Compensation

The Second Injury Fund is a state-administered Fund with the ultimate goal of helping previously injured and disabled workers get back to work. It is designed to protect future employers of these disabled workers from liability for compensation related to a subsequent, new work injury.   What Does the Second...

Fatal Car Accident: What is the Average Settlement?

Apr 15, 2022
Losing a loved one in a fatal car accident is a tragedy beyond comparison. Yet, in New Jersey, hundreds of families are confronted with this very reality every year. For example, in both 2018 and 2019, there were 524 fatal car accidents. And, year to date, there have already been...

What to Expect Physically After an Auto Accident

Mar 22, 2022
No two car accidents are the same. The types of vehicles are always different, with differing weights and sizes, and designs. Each vehicle is going at a different speed, and each vehicle has different safety devices in use. Since each car or truck accident is different, the symptoms after a...

Is Settling a New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Claim A Good Idea?

Mar 11, 2022
As with many legal questions, it depends. Whether it’s a good idea to agree to a New Jersey workers’ compensation claim settlement depends on many factors. It depends on the facts of the case, the type of injury you suffered, the amount of disability, and whether the disability is permanent....

Wear and Tear: Work-Related Disc Abnormalities

The wear and tear on our discs are more commonly referred to as “degenerative disc disease.” A spinal disc is the gooey, jelly donut type disc that rests between your vertebrae up and down your spine. These discs are like jelly donut because they have a liquid inside them. The...

Experiencing Tinnitus from Your Workplace

Tinnitus is a condition where the sufferer experiences ringing in their ears. Usually, this ringing is constant and never-ending. However, in some cases, the ringing will come and go or be exacerbated by certain things. Tinnitus usually occurs with no external stimuli, but it can be induced by certain types...

PTSD After a Workplace Injury

Feb 04, 2022
New Jersey workers’ compensation law recognizes Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a compensable work injury. When most people think of PTSD, they think of soldiers who have been in combat coming home with psychological issues. But PTSD can happen to anyone who has experienced an event that causes a significant...