Spend time in any workplace and you’ll hear it: someone brings up workers’ compensation. Even if you think you could never be injured on the job or while performing job duties, it is critical that as an employee, you have a firm understanding of your rights. To help get you started, check out these 5 … Continue reading 5 Facts About Workers Compensation In New Jersey
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’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
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
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
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
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?