I Was Hurt Post-Termination: What Are My Options?

Jun 30, 2020
As a general rule, when you get hurt on the job in New Jersey, you are entitled to collect workers’ compensation benefits. Of course, there are a number of exceptions, and collecting benefits is rarely as straightforward as filing a claim and waiting for your first check to come in...

When Does Lower Back Pain Qualify as a Wear and Tear Injury?

Jun 23, 2020
Lower back pain is among the most common symptoms of job-related injuries. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), “If you have lower back pain, you are not alone. About 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes. It is...

How Does Workers’ Compensation Work?

Jun 19, 2020
Workers’ Compensation Overview Workers’ compensation is a form of “no fault” insurance that covers medical expenses, lost wages, and permanent physical impairments or disabilities for workers who are involved in workplace or job-related accidents. This means that the courts do not require any proof of any fault for the causation...

Injured on Public Transportation? How to File a Lawsuit against a Public Entity

Jun 15, 2020
Accidents involving public transportation can be catastrophic given the sheer number of potential victims that could be affected. For example, public bus crashes can harm far more individuals than the typical automobile accident. If you have sustained injuries in a crash involving a public transportation vehicle in the Hamilton Township...

Wear and Tear Recovery – How Long Does It Take?

Jun 05, 2020
As is the case with just about everything, the answer to just how long it takes to fully recover from a WEAR and TEAR injury that occurred due to repetitive motion at work is: It depends. The length of recovery when it comes to overuse injuries is entirely dependent on...

Are WEAR and TEAR Injuries Compensable?

May 29, 2020
Many employees suffer from chronic pain and physical limitations due to WEAR and TEAR injuries. While WEAR and TEAR injuries are covered by workers’ compensation, filing a successful claim for benefits can be a challenge. As a result, if you believe that you may be entitled to benefits, it will...

Is Chronic Back Pain Covered by Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey?

May 22, 2020
Chronic back pain is among the most common complaints among workers in a broad spectrum of occupations. Pain resulting from a job-related accident or repetitive stress injury may entitle you to workers’ compensation benefits. According to the Mayo Clinic, “[b]ack pain is one of the most common reasons people go...