Category Archives: Workers Compensation

The attorneys at our New Jersey workers compensation law firm can help on-the-job injury victims and their families successfully secure workers’ comp benefits.

What If I Am Injured in a Construction Accident in NJ?

Earlier this month, a worker lost his life as a result of a construction accident in New Jersey. Per a WPIX-TV report, the worker was cleaning out the cement mixer on a truck when he was caught under the mixer’s drum, resulting in fatal injuries. Are Families of Construction Workers Killed on the Job Eligible for Workers’ Comp? Construction accidents can happen because of the negligence of a construction company, product manufacturer or a third party, such as a contractor or subcontractor. In some cases, the families of employees killed in construction accidents may be able to secure workers’ compensation benefits in the wake of the incident. However, the workers’ comp process can be slow and complicated. In addition, in many situations, applicants are denied benefits and must turn to the appeal process to recover workers’ comp benefits. Workers’ compensation may not be the only option for the families of…
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What Types of On the Job Injury Risks Do Airport Workers Face?

Recently, United Continental Holdings settled an airport work injury lawsuit involving safety issues at Newark Liberty International Airport. Reportedly, the settlement requires to provide a safer work environment for its employees, including installing new baggage conveyor belts. The safety of United Continental’s workers came into question after officials from the US Department of Labor reported finding hazardous conditions in the company’s baggage handling facility during an inspection. According to the Department of Labor, the conditions put baggage handlers and other employees at an increased risk of suffering an airport work injury, such as neck sprains, back injuries, shoulder injuries and neck strains. How Do Workers’ Compensation Benefits Work in New Jersey? Employers in New Jersey are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. If an employee suffers a workplace accident or injury, workers’ comp can help cover their medical bills and at least a portion of their lost wages if their…
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