If you are injured while at work, you may assume that you will inform your employer of your injuries and have a claim for workers compensation benefits approved to cover your medical expenses and lost wages if you miss work. Unfortunately, not every workers compensation case goes this smoothly and many injured workers experience wrongful … Continue reading An Account of Workers Compensation Challenges
If you do much driving, you’ll unfortunately probably be involved in a car accident sooner or later. Whether it’s a simple fender bender or something much worse, the collision will almost certainly require making a claim with either the other driver’s or your own insurance company. Although no two accidents are ever exactly alike, there … Continue reading Filing a Claim after an Auto Accident
Even in today’s age of relative enlightenment, employment discrimination is real and should never be dismissed or ignored. If you are an employer, you should be conscious of and committed to treating your employees and prospective employees fairly and equitably. As an employee, you need to know that you have the right to be treated … Continue reading Employment Discrimination
If you’re involved in a workers compensation claim that’s been denied, you know how stressful that can be – not only are you injured but you’re also left without adequate compensation. Workers compensation refers to the insurance that most employers are required to provide for employees who become injured on the job. In general, it … Continue reading Appealing a Workers Compensation Denial
A premises liability suit results from a claim that you were injured on someone else’s property due to their negligence. The law provides us all with the right not to be harmed by foreseeable dangers on either public or private property. In other words, property owners have a legal obligation to remove safety hazards from … Continue reading Pursuing a Premises Liability Suit
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the federal agency that ensures that employees have a safe and healthy place to work. It also reviews how workplaces handle workplace injuries, including employer policies involving workers’ compensation claims. Earlier this year, OSHA published a new policy rule regarding reporting workplace injuries of which all employers … Continue reading OSHA Policy: Workers Compensation
When someone is injured in an accident that was someone else’s fault, they have the right to seek compensation for their injury-related losses from the party that caused the accident. However, what happens when the accident victim does not survive? Families who have lost a loved one in a sudden accident or because of the … Continue reading How does a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Work?
This past August, many tech-lovers rushed out to purchase the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which boasted several types of cutting-edge technology for smartphones including iris recognition, water resistance, curved dual-sided display, and improved software and storage capabilities. Pre-orders were so high that Samsung had trouble meeting supply demands as the Galaxy Note 7 phones flew … Continue reading Potential Personal Injury: Samsung Recall
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