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Knowledge, experience, and dedication have brought the lawyers of The Epstein Law Firm to the forefront of their profession. From personal injury to civil litigation, they have built a strong record of success in achieving justice for their clients.
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The Epstein Law Firm, P.A. has been successfully representing clients throughout New Jersey since 1973
Workplace safety has improved dramatically over the years. In some industries, all dangers cannot be eliminated even by following relevant safety rules—and employers who cut corners increase the risk of work accidents exponentially. The first steps to getting workers’ compensation benefits after a work accident are notifying your employer and filing a claim. Complications can quickly spiral from there, however, and an experienced lawyer can help protect your rights. At The Epstein Law Firm, P.A., our New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyers have a proven track record of success in getting clients the most compensation available. Whether you need help with your workers’ compensation claim or exploring the option of filing a third-party claim for additional compensation, we are here to help you understand your rights.
Most New Jersey workers who are hurt or become sick because of something at work are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Our experienced New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyers are here to help you get the money you need to focus on your recovery.
If you were hurt in a work accident, the law is on your side. Understanding your rights, however, can be difficult if you haven’t been injured at work before. To discuss your options, schedule a confidential, no-cost consultation with our experienced Workers Comp Attorneys in Rochelle Park, NJ by calling our office or using our online contact form.
Employees who are hurt by something at work are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits regardless of who caused the accident. Even if you were to blame, you still have the right to workers’ compensation. While the law seems clear cut, employers and insurance companies often complicate matters by challenging your rights.
At The Epstein Law Firm, P.A., our New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyers will work to resolve matters as quickly and favorably as possible to get you the most compensation available. We can help with:
At The Epstein Law Firm, P.A., we review the facts of your case to help you understand the best course of action to get the maximum benefits you deserve. We have experience investigating work accident claims and contact with experts who can provide expert testimony to strengthen your claim.
Employees who are hurt at work face a number of challenges, from mounting medical bills to the inability to work—possibly for an extended time period. Whether you work in construction, in a factory, as a first responder, or in an office setting, if you are injured in the course of your employment, you have the right to workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ compensation benefits help by providing money to cover:
Temporary disability benefits are generally only available for a maximum of 400 weeks or until you reach maximum medical improvement. Permanent disability benefits can take on two forms:
Workers’ compensation benefits are available to workers who are injured in an accident that happens at work. Employees who develop conditions over time because of work are also eligible. The standard that triggers availability of workers’ compensation benefits is that the injury or illness arises out of the course of employment. That means:
Some examples of accidents and situations that can make a worker eligible for benefits include:
Speaking with a lawyer may seem like a luxury, but experienced Workers Comp Attorneys in Rochelle Park, NJ is often your best option for making sure you get the most compensation available. At The Epstein Law Firm, P.A., our New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyers offer a free consultation so that you can ask questions and tell us what happened. We work on a contingency basis, which means we only charge an attorneys’ fee if we win.
To learn more, call our office or fill out this online contact form today.
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Contact us today at (201) 231-7847 for a free consultation about your workers’ compensation claim.
One purpose of workers’ compensation programs is to provide support to relatives of workers killed in work-related accidents. States recognize this as a significant purpose of the program, and continue to provide, albeit to a varied extent, support to those survivors.
Generally, the calculation of benefits is as a percentage of a worker’s weekly wages, with statutory limits on both the minimum and maximum amounts. Benefits are usually paid as long as a spouse survives. Some states provide benefits for a minimum amount of time, and in the event a surviving spouse dies prior to the end of that period the estate may receive the remaining benefits.
Eligibility usually arises upon the death of a worker that is caused by a work-related injury or illness, whether death occurs immediately or after a period of disability.
Nearly every state provides a lump sum payment toward the funeral expenses of a deceased worker. The amount of this payment varies widely by state.
Some states provide an amount to defray some of the expenses necessary for transportation of the deceased worker’s body for burial if the worker was killed at a distance from home.
To learn more about New Jersey workers’ compensation, view the topics below, or contact our office today.
1. What Is Workers’ Compensation?
2. Dependent Benefits
3. Employer Obligations
4. How Working Affects Workers Compensation Benefits
5. Insurers’ Fraud
6. Provider Fraud
7. Workers’ Compensation for Volunteers
8. Workers’ Compensation for Mental and Emotional Stress
9. Workers’ Compensation for Undocumented Workers
10. Lawyers Help With Workers’ Compensation Claims
11. The History Of The Workers’ Compensation
12. Constitutionally Protected Property Interest
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