How Long after an Accident Can Injuries Show Up?

Nov 19, 2020
When you get injured in an accident, the effects of your injuries will not always show up right away. In fact, with many injuries, it could be days or weeks until you begin to experience symptoms. As a result, if you are beginning to experience generalized pain, pain with movement,...

Work-Related Hearing Loss Claims: What You Need To Know

Nov 04, 2020
Hearing loss can result from a variety of different factors. In the work environment, in particular, there are numerous noise hazards that can damage workers’ ears and result in temporary or permanent loss of hearing. If you are suffering from hearing loss or hearing impairment, and you believe that your...

Can I Choose My Own Doctor for a Workers’ Comp Claim?

Oct 30, 2020
When you get injured or sick on the job, you need to do everything you can to get better and get back to work as quickly as possible. However, it is also extremely important that you receive quality medical care, and you need to obtain a thorough diagnosis so that...

Can You Lose Your Job after a Construction Accident?

Oct 27, 2020
Working in construction is dangerous. In fact, many data sources say that it is the most dangerous occupation in the United States. Our attorneys represent construction workers in New Jersey who have been injured in job site accidents, and we know that many workers have concerns about what might happen...

6 Key Facts about Hiring a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

Oct 20, 2020
You got injured or sick at work, and you decided to make the smart choice and hire a workers’ compensation lawyer to represent you. Now, what factors do you need to consider when choosing a lawyer, and what can you expect as your New Jersey workers’ compensation claim moves forward?...

When Can You Seek Workers’ Compensation for a Concussion?

Oct 16, 2020
Concussions are treated similarly to other types of injuries for the purposes of workers’ compensation. If you are an employee and you suffered a head injury on the job, you should be entitled to benefits. As medical researchers continue to gain a better understanding of the short-term and potential long-term...

How Do You Prove That a WEAR and TEAR Injury Is Work-Related?

Oct 13, 2020
In order to file a successful claim for workers’ compensation benefits in New Jersey, you need to be able to prove that your injury is work-related. While this will not be an issue in many cases (e.g., if you fell at work and your coworkers witnessed the accident, or if...

Are EMTs Eligible for Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey?

Oct 02, 2020
As an emergency medical technician (EMT), you face a number of safety and health risks every day you do your job. From auto accidents to infectious diseases, virtually all aspects of your job put you at risk for potentially-serious injuries and illnesses. According to data from the U.S. Bureau of...

What Are the Next Steps If Workers’ Comp Denies a Claim?

Sep 29, 2020
You filed for workers’ compensation, and your claim was denied. You are not sure why, and you are not sure what to do next. You were injured on the job, so you are pretty sure you are entitled to coverage. But, your employer’s insurance company says otherwise. So, what now?...