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  • Spring Brings New Safety Hazards to NJ Construction Workers

    April 19, 2021

    Although everyone welcomes the warmer weather of spring, the changing of seasons can create new hazards for those working on construction sites. Below are a few of the new or unique safety hazards that construction workers may face during the spring. Read more: How Does An OSHA Violation Affect A Workers’ Compensation Claim In New […]

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  • Impact of Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim on Future Employment

    April 04, 2021

    If you’ve suffered a work injury or an occupational illness and filed a claim for workers’ compensation as a result, you might understandably be eager to get back to work. You might be able to return to the job you had prior to your work-related injury or illness, or you may need to seek new […]

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  • Filing A Claim For A Workplace Accident In New Jersey

    March 06, 2021

    If you are injured in an accident at work, New Jersey law provides you with options for seeking compensation for your expenses and losses from your injuries. Continue reading to find out what they are and how an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer can help you throughout the process and file a claim for a workplace […]

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  • Are Volunteers Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

    January 18, 2021

    If you perform volunteer work in New Jersey, you may wonder whether you are entitled to workers’ compensation coverage from the organization for which you volunteer if you are injured or develop an occupational illness in the course and scope of your volunteering.  The short answer is, yes, some volunteers are entitled to coverage under […]

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  • Teenagers’ Rights After a Workplace Accident

    November 20, 2020

    Many teens across New Jersey decide to take part-time jobs for a variety of reasons, including earning money for a purchase (such as a car), saving up for college, or to help supplement their family’s income. However, teenage workers are just as likely as any other employee to suffer an injury in a workplace accident.  […]

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  • How Does an OSHA Violation Affect a Workers’ Compensation Claim in New Jersey?

    November 13, 2020

    An employee who is injured at work will typically file a workers’ compensation claim to recover benefits such as coverage for medical treatment expenses and partial wage replacement for missed time from work. Although an employee does not need to show that his or her injury was caused by the employer’s negligence or legal fault, […]

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  • Can Temporary Workers Get Workers’ Compensation?

    October 30, 2020

    Many people in New Jersey engage in temporary work (work that is expected to last for a period of a few weeks to a few months) at some point in their employment history or as their primary sources of employment. Some workers take on temporary or seasonal year-round, or to provide extra income during certain […]

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  • Can Undocumented Workers Receive Workers’ Compensation?

    September 25, 2020

    According to the American Immigration Council, undocumented immigrants account for approximately eight percent of New Jersey’s workforce. If you’re an undocumented worker, you may be unsure of what your options are if you’re injured on the job or scared to file a claim for fear of deportation. The good news is that you’re entitled to […]

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  • Injured on the Job? Find out How First Responders Can File a Workers’ Compensation Claim

    September 17, 2020

    There are some jobs that carry more inherent risks than others. Firefighters, police officers and paramedics are just a few examples of the industries that fall into this category. While many of us turn to these individuals to help us in our time of need, it’s equally as important to know what options are available […]

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  • Am I Entitled to Death Benefits Under Workers’ Compensation?

    August 21, 2020

    If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you just suffered an incredible loss. Our hearts are with you and your family at this difficult time and we are incredibly sorry for your loss.  At the Epstein Law Firm, P.A., we understand just how devastating the loss of a loved one can be. While nothing can […]

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