What You Should Do After a Workplace Accident

Posted April 8th, 2015 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

After being injured in a workplace accident, the first thing that may go through your mind is what happens now? This is something you’ve probably never prepared for and now you’re worried about the future. This is an understandable reaction and we’re here to help you out! Your first priority is to get medical attention, especially […]

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What to Do After Being Injured From a Ladder Accident

Posted April 2nd, 2015 by .

Categories: Personal Injury, Workers Compensation.

Ladder accidents often result in catastrophic damages, including fatalities.  Whether you fell from a ladder at home or at work, you may have a claim if you were injured when you fell from a ladder.  It is always wise to seek legal advice to determine if you have a case. According to a study conducted […]

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Do I have a workers’ compensation claim for my illness?

Posted March 23rd, 2015 by .

Categories: Personal Injury, Workers Compensation.

When you hear workers’ compensation, you may think you can only claim if you got into a workplace accident such as a slip and fall or a fallen object. But workers’ compensation claims cover much more than an accident injury. These claims can also cover illnesses that were caused by a toxic environment. Here’s the […]

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What are the Most Common Workplace Accidents?

Posted March 20th, 2015 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

“Getting into a workplace accident? That won’t happen to me!” You may have said or thought this whenever you read one of our blogs. And it’s true, many of us will thankfully never get into an accident while on the job. But you would be surprised how common it is to get injured while working, […]

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What to do when your workers’ compensation is denied

Posted March 16th, 2015 by .

Categories: Personal Injury, Workers Compensation.

After being hurt on the job, you followed all the right procedures to submit your workers’ compensation claim on time. You provided your hospital records and gave a detailed explanation of what had happened prior to and during your accident. You even took photos at the scene. Yet, your claim is still denied. How can […]

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Personal Injury and Minors, Part One: Workers’ Compensation

Posted February 24th, 2015 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

Minors who sustain injuries are protected under the law.  What about minors and workplace injuries?  Anyone injured at work have basic rights under workers’ compensation law.  Generally speaking, these are summed up as authorized medical treatment, reimbursement of a portion of lost wages, and the prospect of some degree of a permanent disability award.  However, […]

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Crane accidents on construction sites can be deadly

Posted February 11th, 2015 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

One of the risks you have while working at a construction site are dangerous machines that, if not taken care of correctly, can cause severe injuries and even death. An excellent example of this type of machine would be a crane. Cranes are used to lift and move heavy materials and are commonly used for […]

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What Happens When a Loved One Dies in a Workplace Accident?

Posted January 6th, 2015 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

Most people understand the basic benefits available to workers who survive an injury on the job.  However, some may need to know what happens when a loved one dies in a workplace accident.  Are there benefits available to the family?  Who pays the medical and funeral costs? New Jersey law provides certain death benefits to […]

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Can an employee who is paid cash receive workers’ compensation in Jersey City, NJ?

Posted December 30th, 2014 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

If you are an employee who is paid cash, you likely know that you are not being compensated properly.  However, what happens if you are injured at work in these circumstances?  Are you still entitled to workers’ compensation benefits?  In short, almost definitely.  How do you receive them? In some cases, cash earnings are paid […]

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What happens when you report safety violations at work?

Posted December 17th, 2014 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

In recent news, OSHA has fined Anheuser-Busch more than $162,000 for safety violations at its Jersey City distribution warehouse. According to the agency, the alcoholic beverage company had failed to provide proper training, working equipment and safe exit routes. OSHA had found that two “willful” and eight “serious” safety violations at the warehouse, which put […]

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