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Blog: Workers' Compensation

  • Jumping hoops in filing workers’ claims

    March 22, 2012

    There are a number of reasons as to why injured workers might want to contact an attorney experienced in the area of Workers’ Compensation law. The Workers’ Compensation laws are complex and such workers may miss out on opportunities to collect for their injuries if the paperwork is not filled out correctly or timely filed. […]

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  • New Jersey dock worker dies in industrial accident

    March 06, 2012

    A New Jersey woman and dock worker was recently killed due to an industrial accident. At the time of this workplace accident, the 47-year old worker was assisting with the unloading of a container ship but was accidentally caught up between two freight cars that had been unloaded from the ship. The woman was then […]

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  • New Jersey crossing guards injured on the job

    February 28, 2012

    New Jersey workers that perform a very public service are increasingly being injured on the job and rely on the local workers’ compensation program for public employees to cover them. School crossing guards that escort children across the street are increasingly being injured while performing their duties on the job due to careless drivers that […]

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  • Construction workers injured on New Jersey turnpike

    February 09, 2012

    Public workers are often injured on the job due to the negligence or carelessness of other individuals and then have to rely on Workers’ Compensation benefits. A recent car crash along the New Jersey turnpike not only killed two individuals riding in a car, it also resulted in the injury to two construction workers on […]

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  • Injuries to New Jersey hospital employees

    January 17, 2012

    A New Jersey’s nurse’s back was permanently injured because the hospital in which she worked failed to provide mechanical lifting devices for use by the hospital staff. In part, the reason why such a lifting device was not available was due to a lack of state based regulations mandating such devices be available. Because of […]

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  • Disability awards for New Jersey police and firefighters debated

    December 05, 2011

    There has been talk about reforming the way that disability awards are granted for New Jersey police and firefighter personnel. Currently, the disability payments are based on two-thirds of a public employee’s salaries. However, certain proposals would lower such payments to 40 percent of their salaries. Such proposals would also require further medical evaluations before […]

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  • Bill creates more requirements for workers’ compensation

    November 29, 2011

    A bill expected to be introduced publicly by New Jersey Senate Democrats will put in place additional requirements for public employees to receive compensation for a worker disability. In order to grant workers’ compensation due to accidents, the bill is set to create additional stringent qualifications and also would form a joint management-labor board. In […]

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  • Another fire at New Jersey based company facility

    November 22, 2011

    A New Jersey based company had five of its workers die during a recent explosion at one of its factories. An investigation found airborne iron dust as the culprit in creating conditions ripe for a flash fire. This company appears to have a long history of ignoring worker safety as this is the third such […]

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