Are Car Accidents Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

Dec 15, 2021
After a car accident that occurs while you are on-the-clock, there are two types of claims an injured worker may bring: a personal injury lawsuit and a workers’ compensation claim. Workers’ compensation claims cover most job-related car accidents. However, just because workers’ compensation applies doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t look...

How To Avoid Common Injuries During the Holiday Season

Dec 01, 2021
During the holiday season, various types of safety risks can lead to potentially serious injuries. While some of these safety risks exist year-round, statistics show that they are more prevalent around the holidays. When dealing with an injury during the holidays, it is important not to ignore your medical needs;...

What Is the Difference Between Premises Liability and General Liability?

Nov 16, 2021
General liability claims and premises liability claims are two different types of personal injury cases. And while both involve businesses and both involve allegations of negligence, there are a few important distinctions between the two. Perhaps the best way to explain the difference is to say that premises liability specifically...

When Will Homeowners Insurance Cover a Slip and Fall Claim?

Nov 10, 2021
Important Factors to Consider If you have a slip and fall accident at a private home and are injured, will homeowners insurance cover a personal injury claim?  There are several important factors to consider. I. Negligence The first thing you should consider regarding your slip and fall claim is whether...

Trigger Fingers: Five Common Causes and Symptoms

Nov 03, 2021
A trigger finger is a serious medical condition that can affect one or more fingers, characterized by a finger getting “stuck” in a half-bent position. Most often, trigger finger affects the thumb or ring finger; however, it can affect any finger. Some may even experience trigger er finger injury finger...

How to Get Benefits After a Work-Related Shoulder Labral Tear

Oct 27, 2021
Not only can a shoulder labral tear be extremely painful, but it can severely limit your range of motion. In some cases, it can prevent you from performing everyday activities. While some shoulder labral tears are unavoidable, others are the result of repetitive stress. If your job requires you to...

Repetitive Work: Higher Chance of Getting Disc Herniation

Oct 20, 2021
Those who have ever experienced a herniated, bulged, or ruptured disc know first-hand the excruciating pain that comes along with this type of injury. What fewer workers know is that their herniated disc may be job-related. If so, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. At the New Jersey...

Personal Injury Lawsuit: Tips for Success

Oct 06, 2021
If another person’s negligence or wrongful action caused you to be injured, you have the right to pursue legal action. You could be entitled to recover compensation for your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Working closely with an experienced injury attorney can help protect your legal...

Can I Sue My Employer for Psychological Injuries?

Sep 29, 2021
Anyone who has spent much time in the workforce knows that sometimes, jobs can be stressful. However, when work stress begins to adversely affect your health, you may have a diagnosable psychological condition. If so, you could qualify for New Jersey workers’ compensation benefits. At the law firm of Petro...