Workers Compensation

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

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?
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