Blog: Workers' Compensation
- 4 Steps to Take After an Injury at Work
February 07, 2023Read More
There are many professions where on-the-job injuries are more common than others, but that does not mean injuries are acceptable. Employers must provide workers’ compensation benefits for any employee injured while performing their job duties. These benefits include medical care and lost wages for the time spent recovering from injuries. 1. Report your injury to your […]
- What Death Benefits Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?
January 18, 2023Read More
Catastrophic workplace accidents can devastate the lives of injured workers and their family members. Although workers’ compensation benefits can help individuals pay their bills while recovering from their injuries, the payments can also be a vital lifeline that helps families stay afloat following a loved one’s death. Workers’ compensation pays families the following death benefits. […]
- Workers’ Comp Claims for a Work-Related Meniscus Injury
October 22, 2022Read More
Some careers put you at an increased risk of injury. Depending on the cause of your injury, you may be able to seek compensation through a workers’ compensation claim. One such injury may be a torn meniscus. What is a Meniscal Lesion? A meniscal lesion is a tear or lesion on a knee joint. The […]
- How to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim in NJ
October 11, 2022Read More
Were you injured while working in New Jersey? A workplace injury can lead to expensive medical bills and lost wages. Fortunately, the workers’ compensation program mostly protects New Jersey workers from workplace accidents and injuries. Continue reading to learn the steps to file a New Jersey workers’ compensation claim, including your options if you’re wrongfully […]
- Are Mental Health Illnesses Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?
February 27, 2022Read More
The workers’ compensation program assists with injuries that occur on the job. Most commonly, physical injuries are easily identified and addressed. Mental health challenges are just as debilitating as many physical injuries, and the workplace is often a cause for stress and anxiety. There may be some entitlement to workers’ compensation benefits if an individual […]
- Can You File for Workers’ Comp Following a Company Travel Injury?
February 17, 2022Read More
Does the workers’ compensation “going and coming” rule applies if you are the injured victim of a car crash while traveling on business? Are you still eligible for benefits? Can you also file a claim for compensation against the negligent driver who caused your shoulder injury? The “going and coming” rule If you sustain an […]
- Lifting Patients a Frequent Cause of Injury in Health Care
December 08, 2021Read More
When you make your living working as a nurse or another type of health care professional, you need to exercise caution when lifting and moving patients. Heavy lifting, and in particular, heavy lifting of patients, is a common cause of injury in health care. Lifting-related injuries cause many workers to suffer pain, miss work and […]
- 3 New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Frequently Asked Questions
September 27, 2021Read More
Workers’ compensation insurance provides financial protection for workers injured during their employment. This coverage may provide compensation for medical bills, lost wages and other financial losses caused by a work-related injury or illness. These are three of the most frequently asked questions about New Jersey workers’ compensation. 1. What should I do if I have injured myself […]
- 3 Tips for a Successful Workers’ Comp Claim in NJ
August 17, 2021Read More
New Jersey law requires employers to provide workers’ compensation insurance for employees to help cover the costs of job-related injuries. If you have experienced a workplace injury, you may be eligible for medical benefits, replacement wages and other types of compensation, regardless of who may have been at fault. Unfortunately, your employer’s insurance provider may deny […]
- Your Work Injury May Entitle You to More Compensation Than You Think
June 25, 2021Read More
If you have been injured on the job, you may already know you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits under New Jersey or Pennsylvania law. What you may not know is that the circumstances of your accident will determine if you are entitled to even more compensation under personal injury law. Third-party claims If your […]
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