Sever Wins $425,000 Wear and Tear Claim and Receives Needed Medical Treatment

Oct 31, 2022
On October 20, 2022, Petro Cohen P.C. settled a $425,000 "wear and tear" claim for a 41-year-old server who alleged that her work duties cause or aggravated her spinal medical conditions. Through the firm's representation led by Dan Rosenthal, Esq. she received court-ordered medical treatment including physical therapy, injections, and...

Casino Worker Wins Case, Proving “Wear and Tear” Is Real

Sep 08, 2022
We are pleased to report another victory in the Workers’ Compensation Court, once again proving “wear and tear” is real. Our client was a hardworking casino soft-count technician who had worked for casinos for more than 25 years. He had a previous neck surgery a number of years ago but...

Novel Argument Gets Worker Compensated for Stairway Fall

Feb 09, 2022
Under the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act, an employee is entitled to compensation for injuries that are sustained in the course and scope of employment. In other words, if you get injured at work, you should be able to recover compensation for those injuries. In this case, Petro Cohen, P.C....

Petro Cohen Wins a Commercial Slip and Fall Case

Jan 13, 2022
Is a two-family home considered a residential property when an owner rents one of the units but lives in the other? Is a strip of concrete abutting the property considered a sidewalk when the area is used for parking? Is this all just a matter of semantics or does it...

Petro Cohen Helps Injured Worker Receive Substantial Disability Award

Sep 08, 2015
NORTHFIELD, NJ – September 8, 2015 – The recovery in a workplace injury can result in significant compensation depending upon the severity of the injury, even though an individual may not be permanently and totally disabled because of it. On June 11, 2012, our client, a maintenance worker, fell at...

Medical Professional Receives Significant Compensation Award

Aug 19, 2015
Even chiropractors can have compensable spinal conditions. On July 23, 2015, a client of Petro Cohen who is a hard-working chiropractor received a compensation Award of permanent partial disability in the overall amount of 60% of his body. The Judge of Workers’ Compensation made the Award for the orthopedic and...

Casino Worker Awarded Permanent Disability Benefits

Jul 16, 2015
Northfield, NJ – July 16, 2015 – With the help of Petro Cohen, a former EVS worker at an Atlantic City casino was adjudicated by the Compensation Court as being entitled to 100% permanent total disability benefits because of her long-standing compensable low back condition. The original injury occurred on...