What You Should Know About Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Workers’ Compensation Benefits and the Injuries That Are Covered Whether you tripped and fell at your workplace or were struck by some type of moving machinery, you may have a case that would qualify for workers’ compensation benefits. In 2016, nearly 4,700 worker fatalities occurred in private industries, which shows just how dangerous some occupations can…

Is a Settlement Always Final in a New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Case

Settlements in  New Jersey Worker’s Compensation Case | Somerville Workers Compensation Attorney What happens if you already accepted a settlement for your case, but your injuries have suddenly gotten worse? If this has happened to you, you deserve to have a lawyer fighting for you. There are numerous different phases to protecting you right to…

Recovering Benefits for Mental Injuries in a New Jersey Workers Comp Case

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Attorney | Mental Injuries If you are stressed at work, it is natural to wonder whether or not you have grounds to file a workers’ compensation claim. There are a few critical questions that need to be answered early on in the management of your claim to figure out if you…

Protecting Yourself during a Workers’ Compensation Medical Exam

When you are injured on the job and file a workers’ compensation claim, your employer (and the workers’ compensation insurance provider) have the right to require that you submit to a medical examination by a doctor of their choosing. It’s called an independent examination, but the doctor will be looking for justification to either minimize or deny…

Your Right to Appeal a Workers’ Compensation Denial

You’ve been hurt on the job or are suffering a work-related illness and you’ve filed an application for workers’ compensation benefits, but your claim has been denied. Unfortunately, it’s a fairly common occurrence. Your employer and the workers’ compensation insurance provider both have a vested interest in minimizing or denying your claim for benefits. You…

The Benefits You Can Expect if Your Workers’ Compensation is Approved

If you have been injured on the job, or have contracted an occupational disease because of exposure to work-related conditions or substances, the New Jersey workers’ compensation laws allow you to recover benefits to cover the costs of medical treatment, as well as payments to compensate you for your disability. Medical Benefits under the New…

What Can You Expect to Receive in a New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Temporary Disability Benefits Under New Jersey’s workers’ compensation laws, you are entitled to receive temporary disability benefits if you have been unable to work for more than seven days because of a job-related injury. You’ll typically receive temporary benefits until you return to work, have achieved maximum medical improvement or have received benefits for 400…

Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits

Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits If you have an injury or illness that prevents you from working, you may be eligible for monetary benefits through the Social Security Administration. You have to be careful, though, that you don’t unintentionally jeopardize your right to receive benefits. Here are some things to…