Tag Archive: workers’ compensation benefits

Lump-Sum Workers’ Compensation Settlement in New Jersey

August 27, 2021
Lump-Sum Workers’ Compensation Settlement in New Jersey

What to Know about Lump Sum Compensation for a Workers’ Comp Claim When you are involved in an accident or undergo a long-term injury due to your work environment, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits are paid by your employer and cover certain expenses and financial losses you undergo due to being […]

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COVID-19, OSHA, & Workers Compensation Whistleblower and Retaliation Claims on the Rise (Part I)

April 10, 2021
Whistleblower and Retaliation Claims: COVID-19, OSHA & Workers Compensation on the Rise

Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Serving Clients in Shrewsbury, Tinton Falls, Long Branch, Spring Lake, and Monmouth County According to a recent study, New Jersey has more COVID-19 virus-related workplace lawsuits per capita than any other state, the highest percentage of which are retaliation/whistleblower related. OSHA whistleblower or workers’ compensation retaliation is an issue that is prevalent […]

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Impairment vs. Disability in Determining Workers’ Compensation Payouts

March 31, 2021
Impairment vs. Disability in Determining Workers’ Compensation Payouts

Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Serving Clients in Long Branch, Shrewsbury, Spring Lake, Tinton Falls, and across Monmouth County When filing or defending one’s company from a workers’ compensation claim, there are many nuanced subtleties of New Jersey law that must be taken into consideration. One of the most important distinguishing factors of workers’ compensation law that […]

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Recent Changes In Essential Employees Due to COVID

February 17, 2021
Recent Changes In Essential Employees Due to COVID

How Can the Recent Changes In Essential Employees Worker’s Compensation and COVID Affect Me? NJ Governor Phil Murphy recently signed legislation enacting sweeping measures to provide workers’ compensation benefits to essential workers who contract coronavirus [COVID-19] and provides dependency benefits to their survivors. The legislation eases the burden of proof by establishing a rebuttable presumption […]

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Coronavirus and the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act

February 2, 2021
Coronavirus and the New Jersey Workers' Compensation Act

Covid-19 (Coronavirus) has spread to several states in the United States, including numerous confirmed cases in New Jersey. A surge in claims under worker’s compensation laws might be on the horizon if New Jersey employees become infected, thus filing claims for medical care benefits, lost wages, permanent disability, or even dependency claims. Still, no specific […]

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