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NJ Workers Compensation for Essential Employees During COVID-19
Relief for those who contracted COVID-19 This blog is for those essential employees who work as first responders keeping us safe in hospitals and nursing homes caring for our sick or who work in our grocery stores and our takeout restaurants keeping food on our tables and for those who work in banks to keep… Read More »
Drop in Car Crashes, Spike in Bicycle Accidents Linked to Coronavirus
Once Americans came to understand how deadly the coronavirus can be and how easily it is passed from person to person, transportation habits changed. Not only did people drastically curtail business and personal travel, but many stopped going to their workplaces. That has led to a reduction in car accidents at the same time that… Read More »
A New Rule Will Be Coming Regarding New Jersey Unemployment Benefits:
The New Jersey Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in the case of Ardon v. The Department of Labor and Workforce Development. If you are considering leaving your current job for greener pastures, you should wait until the New Jersey Supreme Court issues an opinion in this case before quitting your current job. The facts… Read More »
The Tale of Two Cases:
The New Jersey Law Journal is a weekly newspaper to which many, if not most, attorneys in New Jersey subscribe. One of the regular features is called, “Suits & Deals,” which sets forth jury verdicts and settlements reached in civil cases. In the October 16, 2017 issue, there were two (2) cases which seemed rather… Read More »
Can you prove your heart attack or stroke was caused by your job?
The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Statute recognizes that heart attacks and strokes can be caused by your work. If you suffer a work-related heart attack or stroke, the Statute provided that your medical bills will be paid by your employer’s Workers’ Compensation insurance company. Medical bills will be paid at 100%, there is no… Read More »
Reporting Work-related Injuries. Why This Is So Important:
The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation system provides benefits to those who suffer work-related injuries. There are three (3) main benefits; 1) the Workers’ Compensation insurance company must pay 100% of your medical bills; 2) the Workers’ Compensation insurance company must pay your lost wages while you are temporarily unable to work; and 3) if… Read More »
Hairdressers, Carpal Tunnel, and Workers’ Compensation:
The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act recognizes two (2) types of work related injuries. The first type is called a “traumatic injury” and the second type is called an “occupational injury”. A traumatic injury involves a specific event such as a car accident, falling from a height, or injuring your back while lifting a… Read More »
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