Can You Obtain Workers’ Compensation for a Meniscus Tear?

Sep 08, 2021
Our knees take a lot of stress throughout the day, and as a result, knee injuries are incredibly common in the workplace. Not only do knee injuries, such as a meniscus tear, occur with surprising frequency, but they also tend to keep employees out of work longer than other types...

How to Successfully Pursue A Personal Injury Lawsuit

Aug 25, 2021
After suffering serious injuries in a sudden accident, it can seem like your life will never be the same. You may be dealing with tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills and lost income due to your inability to work during your recovery, not to mention the physical limitations...

Who Is Liable for My Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Aug 04, 2021
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a debilitating condition that affects millions of people across the United States each year. According to a 2011 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 3% of all working adults suffered from carpal tunnel syndrome in the 12 months leading up...

Can You Claim Benefits If You Have Osteoarthritis?

Jul 28, 2021
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition in which the cartilage between the bones begins to break down, eventually causing the two bones in the affected area to rub together, bone-on-bone. Osteoarthritis, also called WEAR and TEAR arthritis, is the most common form of arthritis. According to the Centers for Disease Control...

Workers Comp Benefits: Will I Lose It if I Lose My Job?

Jul 14, 2021
If you were injured on the job, applied for and received workers’ compensation benefits, but have since lost your job, you may be wondering whether you will still receive benefits. Generally, the answer is yes; you will continue to receive most types of workers' compensation benefits after you lose your...

What Are the Most Common Types of Faulty Equipment in the Workplace?

Jun 23, 2021
New Jersey employees face a variety of on-the-job hazards each day they head into work. Employers are responsible for creating and maintaining safe workplaces. However, some employers cut corners to save money or just because they are lazy. One of the dangers workers must occasionally confront stems from faulty workplace...

Are Workers at Greater Risk for Cardiovascular Diseases?

Jun 09, 2021
Cardiovascular disease is a broad term used to describe conditions involving the heart, blood vessels, and circulatory system. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cardiac disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, claiming more than 650,000 lives per year. That equates to...

Does Workers Compensation Cover Tennis Elbow?

Jun 01, 2021
Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a common injury caused by the overuse of the muscles used to open and close the hand. Unlike some other types of New Jersey workplace injuries, tennis elbow often occurs in employees working in professions not typically thought of as dangerous. However, tennis elbow...