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Understanding Your Legal Wrights When Injured at Work

Injured at work? Workers’ Compensation - You do have rights!  The insurance companies will not tell you what you are entitled to.  They have lawyers - why shouldn’t you? In New Jersey, any employee injured at work, regardless of fault, may be entitled to three benefits: Free medical care; Pay while unable to work; and [...]

By |August 25th, 2020|Workers Compensation|Comments Off on Understanding Your Legal Wrights When Injured at Work

How Long Do I Have to File a Workers Compensation Claim?

Q: How long do I have to file? A: The Statute of Limitations or the time period in which you must file a claim for New Jersey Workers’ Compensation benefits is generally two (2) years from the date of the accident.  In rare cases the time period may be extended to file a claim petition [...]

By |August 21st, 2020|Workers Compensation|Comments Off on How Long Do I Have to File a Workers Compensation Claim?

How Do I Get Medical Treatment for my Workers’ Compensation Injury

Except for an emergency, (a trip to the emergency room and/or hospital), your employer is to furnish you with medical, surgical and other treatment and hospital services that are necessary to cure and/or relieve you of the effects of an injury and to restore the functions of an injured part, member or organ of your [...]

By |August 19th, 2020|Workers Compensation|Comments Off on How Do I Get Medical Treatment for my Workers’ Compensation Injury

Dog Bite Victim Rights

What Should a Dog Bite Victim Know About Dog-Bite Laws? Generally, the law holds pet owners responsible for the actions of their pets. Dog owners, in particular, should be aware of the law regarding liability for dog bites and other injuries. Dog owners are not necessarily always at fault and may have defenses. What is [...]

By |August 18th, 2020|Dog Bites|Comments Off on Dog Bite Victim Rights

Can a Worker Who Gets Exposed To COVID at Work File a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

On July 8, 2019, Governor Murphy signed the Thomas P. Canzanella Twenty First Century First Responders Protection Act. N.J.S.A. 34:15-31.2, et seq. This Act was introduced in response to the significant number of public safety workers who reported illness after responding to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and the terrorists’ use of Anthrax [...]

By |August 9th, 2020|Workers Compensation|Comments Off on Can a Worker Who Gets Exposed To COVID at Work File a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

2019 PROPOSED LEGISLATION’S Impact on New Jersey Businesses and Independent Contractor Classifications

The New Jersey Legislature is expected to vote on legislation that could have major implications on businesses and independent contractors.  NJ Senate Bill 4204 was introduced to attempt to curb alleged abuses by companies like Uber and Lyft that are accused of misclassifying people as independent contractors when the State of New Jersey believes that [...]

By |November 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2019 PROPOSED LEGISLATION’S Impact on New Jersey Businesses and Independent Contractor Classifications
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