It is not unusual for a workplace to have employees that do not necessarily get along. There may be a specific employee – or group of employees – that say things that annoy others or make jokes that others do not particularly enjoy. There may be times when once merely annoying behavior rises to the … Continue reading When does Harassment Become Unlawful?
If you become ill, become pregnant, or have a family member who is sick, one of your major concerns may be what will happen to your job if you have to miss work. Fortunately, legislators in the U.S. and in New Jersey have recognized that the need to take time off of work for medical … Continue reading FMLA Frequently Asked Questions
Workers compensation exists to provide benefits to individuals in New Jersey who become or injured or ill because of their jobs. However, workers’ compensation benefits do not immediately kick in simply because you are injured. Instead, in order to receive the benefits that you deserve, you must follow certain procedures set out by the New … Continue reading Workers Comp Claim Procedures
When you work for an employer, many different laws on the federal and state levels provide many different rights. An employer can yield a significant amount of power over employees who rely on that income to support themselves. For this reason, the law protects employees from employers who may try to take advantage of them … Continue reading What does Employment Law Include?
When one person causes you injury, you will likely require medical treatment, you may miss work and lose income, and you may be left with long-term effects of your injury. Personal injury law allows a person who has been harmed to seek financial recovery from the person who caused them harm. Personal injury laws arise … Continue reading Personal Injury Law Basics
When you got approved for your mortgage, chances are you met the qualifications that indicated you could afford to make your mortgage payments according to the terms of the loan. However, we all know that circumstances can change, especially when it comes to finances. Medical problems, loss of a job, divorce, and other significant life … Continue reading Mortgage Renegotiation, How Do I Get Started?
Construction is considered to be one of the most dangerous industries by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) because of the numerous hazards that workers face on a daily basis. According to OSHA, there are four types of construction accidents that can be particularly serious, as they most often cause fatalities. These “fatal four” … Continue reading Construction Workers Accidents
In the United States, our jobs are often a significant part of our lives and even our identities. People take pride in working hard to contribute to their households, save for retirement, and have an enjoyable lifestyle. However, with all of the benefits of hard work also comes certain risks of accidents and injuries in … Continue reading Information about Wrongful Death at Work
When you think of the injuries that commonly result from a dog bite, you likely first think of lacerations, bruises, punctures wounds, and more. If a dog bite ever breaks through the skin at all, it is imperative to seek medical attention as soon as possible, even if you are not in that much pain. … Continue reading Infection from a Dog Bite?
If you lose a loved one in an accident or because of someone else’s wrongful conduct (think a robbery gone wrong), you may be legally entitled to file a wrongful death claim. In the information below, we will answer some of the more frequently asked questions about New Jersey wrongful death claims. For more specific … Continue reading FAQ about NJ Wrongful Death Law