Category: Workers Compensation

Here you will discover various blogs related to workplace injury, workers compensation benefits or how to claim workers compensation.

Can Your Workers’ Comp Claim be Denied for Intoxication?
Wed Feb 2017

Can Your Workers’ Comp Claim be Denied for Intoxication?

You should know a few things about intoxication on the job. In particular, what happens if your employer thinks you are under the influence when you have a work-related accident? C

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Can a Heart Attack Actually be a Work-Related Injury?
Mon Aug 2016

Can a Heart Attack Actually be a Work-Related Injury?

Be aware.  Not all heart attacks are actually considered work-related injuries.  Obviously, some can be causally related.  However, it’s not as simple as breaking your leg on

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Casual Workers not entitled to Workers’ Comp Benefits
Wed Mar 2016

Casual Workers not entitled to Workers’ Comp Benefits

Talk to most hard workers and they will tell you that there is absolutely nothing casual about the tediousness aspects of their tasks. Why therefore are casual workers not entitled

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Can you really be Permanently Disabled and Still Work?
Wed Feb 2016

Can you really be Permanently Disabled and Still Work?

It is a question that appears incomprehensible to many workers and employees.  Can you really be permanently disabled and still work?  The answer is yes.  For one, under New Jer

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HIPPA Regulations and Workers’ Compensation
Mon Apr 2015

HIPPA Regulations and Workers’ Compensation

If you have received medical treatment, you have most likely acknowledged receipt of documentation involving HIPAA regulations. What exactly does this mean? Additionally, are there

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No Workers Comp Benefits for Fall in Business Lobby
Mon Mar 2015

No Workers Comp Benefits for Fall in Business Lobby

In a recent unpublished opinion of the New Jersey Appellate Division, the court ruled against a worker who fell in the lobby of her employer’s building. Burke v. Investors Bank,

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NJ Workers Compensation Permanent Disability Benefits Schedule
Fri Dec 2014

NJ Workers Compensation Permanent Disability Benefits Schedule

In a prior blog, we advised our readers of certain remunerations available for work-related accidents. Injured workers may be entitled to either partial or total permanent disabili

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What is a Section 20 in Workers’ Compensation?
Wed Nov 2014

What is a Section 20 in Workers’ Compensation?

What happens if your work-related accident is contested? Have you heard the term “Section 20” and wondered how it applied to workers’ compensation? Although most workers’ c

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Injuries and the Use of Hand Trucks
Fri Feb 2012

Injuries and the Use of Hand Trucks

It is a known fact that people who are required to transport beverages or other items from a delivery truck to a hand truck or stack are at an increased risk of injury. Accordingly

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Toxic Substances: Benzene
Wed Sep 2011

Toxic Substances: Benzene

In previous blog posts, we have discussed the hazards of working with toxic chemicals such as asbestos and the medical conditions associated with it.  Many workers are routinely e

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