Total Disability Claims in NJ

According to New Jersey law, employers are required to provide their employees with workers’ compensation benefits in the event they suffer an injury that requires medical care and time off work. If you have been injured on the job, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. After treatment and rehabilitation has occurred, the goal […]

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Workers’ Compensation for Electricians

According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), electrocutions account for one worker fatality per day, on average. In fact, electricity plays a part in one-fifth of every OSHA violation recorded in 2012. However, even cases where safety stands have not been violated, electricians run a higher risk for injury than most other workers. […]

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Construction Site Accidents

Construction sites can pose hazards to employees where injuries and death occur on a regular basis, unless the prime or general contractor makes safety its number one priority.  Unfortunately, we routinely see safety hazards on job sites that could have been avoided, had proper safety measures been implemented.  The construction field is consistently reported as […]

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What is occupational hearing loss?

Some workplaces are naturally louder than others; a factory, for example, features a non-stop deafening whirl of machines. If you work in a noisy environment, you should be wearing protective devices that prevent hearing loss. This safety equipment should be provided by your employer. However, sometimes take precautions isn’t enough and your hearing gets damaged […]

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Are independent contractors eligible for workers’ compensation benefits?

There are millions of working individuals throughout the state of New Jersey. Some people work as employees while others work as independent contractors. The difference between an independent contractor and an employee is that an employee has fixed hours, only works with the one employer, and uses the tools provided by the employer. Unlike an […]

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