Know the Signs: Catching Wear and Tear Injuries Early

Feb 17, 2020
WEAR and TEAR injuries, commonly referred to as repetitive motion or repetitive strain injuries, are one of the most commonly-occurring types of injury in the United States today. All of the disorders that constitute this broad category are worsened by the repeated, continual actions that individuals perform as part of...

Can I Claim Compensation for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Jan 15, 2020
Carpal tunnel syndrome is the result of inflamed tissue throughout the arms, wrists, and hands. This painful condition is a common experience for many office employees who repetitively utilize their hands and wrists in order to operate keyboards and other computer equipment on a daily basis. Carpal tunnel syndrome has...

The Issue of Proof in WEAR AND TEAR Claims – Do I Have a Case?

Jan 02, 2020
When you submit a claim to obtain workers’ compensation benefits, you, as the petitioner, bear the burden of proof in establishing that you, in fact, sustained an injury, and that the injury was sustained within the scope of your employment. As opposed to a normal civil lawsuit, you are not...

Are You at Risk? The Most Susceptible Professions for WEAR and TEAR Injuries

Dec 16, 2019
WEAR and TEAR injuries, also referred to within the medical and legal professional industries as repetitive strain injuries, cumulative trauma disorders, or “occupational exposure” injuries; are a category of activity-related soft-tissue injuries that encompass tendonitis, forearm myalgia, and nerve entrapment syndromes, among a multitude of other related physical conditions. The...

Willful Misconduct by Employees

Dec 06, 2019
Every job comes with inherent risks for employees. Whether it’s the risk of cutting oneself as a nurse, falling on a construction job, or straining back muscles from lifting heavy items, your work can take its toll on your body. The workers’ compensation system was developed to address these risks...

Are You Entitled to Permanent Partial Disability?

Oct 30, 2019
If you are injured in the workplace or develop an employment-related medical ailment, the New Jersey workers’ compensation statute can assist you by paying for your medical treatments and paying 70% of your wages while out of work during the recovery process. Many injured workers may not be aware that...

Fair or Foul? Dispelling 5 Common Myths of Slip and Fall Litigation

Oct 17, 2019
Have you been injured in a slip and fall scenario in the Cherry Hill area? The legal precedents governing these cases are fact-specific and somewhat nuanced. This, understandably, results in a considerable amount of misinformation floating around the general public regarding why and how these matters are settled. Here’s a...