What Happens if the Heat Causes You to Be Sick at Work?

Posted July 17th, 2019 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

No doubt the temperature and the humidity affect all most everyone.  When you’re on the job, it’s often impossible to escape the ill effects. So, what happens if the heat causes you to be sick at work? Can you make a workers’ compensation claim? Summer months in New Jersey account for many hot days. Meanwhile, […]

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Hurt in an Altercation at Work? Who Pays for Your Care?

Posted June 19th, 2019 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

What started out as a minor disagreement, turned ugly. If you suffered injuries as a result of an altercation at work, you might be concerned. Will you receive workers’ compensation benefits? When you suffer an on the job injury, you have certain expectations from your employer. Under New Jersey workers’ compensation laws, authorized medical care […]

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When It Looks Like a Work Exposure Caused Cancer

Posted June 7th, 2019 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

In formal terms, it’s known as occupational exposure. When you learned a work exposure caused cancer, you might feel at a loss. You not only worry about your health and your future. How in the world will you afford your medical bills? What about your lost wages when you’re too sick to do your job? […]

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Can I Collect Workers’ Comp After an Uber Accident?

Posted May 16th, 2019 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents, Workers Compensation.

Uber has made waves in the past few weeks as the ridesharing company finally went public, only to have a disappointing IPO as shares fell more than 7 percent from its listing price. Coming on the heels of its public listing was a ruling from the National Relations Board which found that Uber drivers were […]

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Horseplay at Work: No Joke About It

Posted May 7th, 2019 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

What’s a little prank among co-workers?  No doubt you’ve heard the expression that “it’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt.” In the meantime, when it comes to horseplay at work that results in injuries, there’s really no joke about it. First, what is horseplay?  Some consider it any activity that essentially involves fooling […]

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Why Did These Slip and Fall Accidents Happen at Work?

Posted April 11th, 2019 by .

Categories: Slip and Falls, Workers Compensation.

Truth be told, different types of injury claims call for different types of legal action. In fact, slip and fall accidents that happened at work can result in two types of cases. The circumstances of the incident dictate the prospect of making multiple claims. In most employment situations, your employer becomes first responsible for your […]

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Was Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Denied?

Posted March 27th, 2019 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

For many workers on the job throughout New Jersey, it is automatically assumed that if you put in a workers’ compensation claim, your claim will be accepted. According to your thinking, you will be compensated for your time off and your medical bills will be taken care of. While this is how the process should […]

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Do You Need Workers’ Compensation If You’re Self-Employed?

Posted January 4th, 2019 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

Ahh, the pleasure of being your own boss. Many people dream of the opportunity to become self-employed. All you have to answer to is you. You can set your own hours, pick and choose your customers or clients, and work in your pajamas at home. But, what happens if you get injured while on the […]

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How to Determine if Your Illness is Work-Related

Posted December 11th, 2018 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

While sitting behind your desk one day, you begin to feel lightheaded and pass out. Your co-workers call 911 and help you recover consciousness. Once transported to the hospital, you find out that there are some underlying health issues that caused you to collapse on the job. Did you collapse because of your workplace? Are […]

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Work Injuries and Deliberate Intentions: What You Need to Know

Posted November 29th, 2018 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

It’s a difficult concept. One would hope that there is no correlation between work injuries and deliberate intentions. Nonetheless, the reality is that some on-the-job accidents occur because of an employer’s “intentional wrongs.” In fact, some may be characterized as downright intentional deception. For the most part, New Jersey employees who are hurt while working […]

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