New Jersey law provides protections for employees who sustain work-related injuries or illnesses. Most employers must carry workers’ compensation insurance and, when an employee is injured on the job, they can make a claim to receive benefits for medical treatment, wage replacement, and disability payments. The workers’ compensation process can be complex, however, and not … Continue reading Have you ever Wondered if you Could be Fired for Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Both the New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA) and the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provide the opportunity for employees to take unpaid leave for certain medical and family reasons for up to 12 weeks per years without fear of losing their jobs. While these two laws do have some differences, they largely … Continue reading FMLA Mistakes to Avoid
In these frigid winter months, we have seen an uptick of cases where pedestrians have slipped and fallen on ice, resulting in serious associated slip and fall injuries. These injuries have also increased the number of questions we’ve received about the liability of homeowners, small businesses, or the government when it comes to the property … Continue reading Slip and Fall Responsibility
Drivers encounter many different winter driving hazards throughout New Jersey. The winter months often bring snow, ice, and sleet, which can cover the roads and lead to a significant number of serious auto accidents each year. There are many steps that drivers in NJ can take to reduce the risk of serious car collisions and … Continue reading Winter Driving Tips