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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim No matter how careful you are at work, accidents can happen. Just when you think a work injury can’t possibly happen to you, you fall victim to one and are rendered incapable of performing your former job duties. You turn to your employer and their medical team for a proper diagnosis of your injury or disease and hope to see compensation for your medical bills and lost wages. Unfortunately, workers’ compensation claims must be filed carefully and submitted in a timely manner, or else they could be denied, and you could be...

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Beyond Workers’ Comp in Construction Site Accidents: You May Have a Third Party Claim

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When potholes are fixed, bridges are erected and new shopping centers are built, we all have New Jersey’s construction workers to thank for a job well done. However, as we are decorating our newly built homes, or traveling the freshly paved highways in the Garden State, few people realize how dangerous it is to be a construction worker. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in 2009 revealed that three times more construction workers in private industry died compared to all other workers in the entire country combined. The construction business is absolutely one of the most dangerous lines of work to...

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Workers’ Compensation Insurance Premiums in NJ are Exorbitant

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We aim to lead in each practice and area of law we work in. Coming from in-depth understanding of the law and the industry, capitalizing on extensive experience, we provide hands-on advice that speaks the language of our client’s business. Whether in aviation, sales and distribution, antitrust, corporate and M&A, finance, employment, energy, IP, litigation, TMT, real estate, or any other area of law, our clients can expect excellence and commitment to their objectives. Ensuring the operational functioning of the organisation, the development of external relations, management of press relations and constant communication with the press....

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Do You Work on a Construction Site? A Little Common Sense Goes a Long Way

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All construction workers should wear hats, protective clothing and goggles when they are in dangerous work zones. It’s the responsibility of the property owner or general contractor to make sure proper safety precautions are in place – including gear and equipment. Furthermore, the company in charge of the job should consistently check to make sure that the safety gear is up to code and well-maintained. Clearly, a harness without all the necessary straps is no good to someone using scaffolding.   That all being said, construction workers have a responsibility to themselves and their co-workers to keep their eyes open on the job. “See...

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I Was Hurt At Work. Can I Sue My Boss?

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We aim to lead in each practice and area of law we work in. Coming from in-depth understanding of the law and the industry, capitalizing on extensive experience, we provide hands-on advice that speaks the language of our client’s business. Whether in aviation, sales and distribution, antitrust, corporate and M&A, finance, employment, energy, IP, litigation, TMT, real estate, or any other area of law, our clients can expect excellence and commitment to their objectives. Ensuring the operational functioning of the organisation, the development of external relations, management of press relations and constant communication with the press....

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Why Would Your Boss Deny Your NJ or PA Workers’ Comp Claim?

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We aim to lead in each practice and area of law we work in. Coming from in-depth understanding of the law and the industry, capitalizing on extensive experience, we provide hands-on advice that speaks the language of our client’s business. Whether in aviation, sales and distribution, antitrust, corporate and M&A, finance, employment, energy, IP, litigation, TMT, real estate, or any other area of law, our clients can expect excellence and commitment to their objectives. Ensuring the operational functioning of the organisation, the development of external relations, management of press relations and constant communication with the press....

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New Jersey Towns Considering Wage Theft Ordinances

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Earlier this month, Princeton became the latest town to introduce an ordinance regarding wage theft laws. The ordinance requires landscapers and contractors who wish to do business in town to acknowledge that they understand federal and state wage theft laws. Such theft, which primarily affects low income and immigrant workers, includes: not paying sufficient overtime, paying less than an agreed-upon amount mis-classifying employees paying less than minimum wage or not paying workers at all The ordinance also requires landscapers and contractors to acknowledge workers’ compensation laws established by the state. According to officials from Princeton’s Health and Human Services Commission’s Immigration Subcommittee, wage theft...

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NJ Roofing Company Admits to Workers’ Comp Fraud

We aim to lead in each practice and area of law we work in. Coming from in-depth understanding of the law and the industry, capitalizing on extensive experience, we provide hands-on advice that speaks the language of our client’s business. Whether in aviation, sales and distribution, antitrust, corporate and M&A, finance, employment, energy, IP, litigation, TMT, real estate, or any other area of law, our clients can expect excellence and commitment to their objectives. Ensuring the operational functioning of the organisation, the development of external relations, management of press relations and constant communication with the press....

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Workers Compensation Fraud a Growing National Trend

We aim to lead in each practice and area of law we work in. Coming from in-depth understanding of the law and the industry, capitalizing on extensive experience, we provide hands-on advice that speaks the language of our client’s business. Whether in aviation, sales and distribution, antitrust, corporate and M&A, finance, employment, energy, IP, litigation, TMT, real estate, or any other area of law, our clients can expect excellence and commitment to their objectives. Ensuring the operational functioning of the organisation, the development of external relations, management of press relations and constant communication with the press....

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