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Workers' Compensation Archives

OSHA violations and their impact on workplace injury cases

As the federal agency in charge of regulating workplace safety, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA, issues rules that most Camden County, New Jersey, employers, particularly those who operate in manufacturing and industry, must follow.

We help injured workers get the right type and amount of payments

As this blog has discussed freely, our law office has successfully represented workers who have had their workers' compensation claims denied outright by an insurance company. We take pride in doing so, as we know that employees in Camden County count on those benefits when they get injured on the job, and it can be financially devastating not to get those benefits after an injury.

How partial and temporary disability benefits fuction

A previous post on this blog discussed how Camden, New Jersey, workers who get injured or ill due to their job can in certain circumstances get ongoing workers' compensation benefits. More specifically, these "permanent" benefits are available to workers whose injuries are so severe that they will never be able to return to their old job or, for that matter, any meaningful line of work.

Permanent disability benefits offered in New Jersey

In most cases, workers' compensation benefits in this state help New Jersey workers who get hurt on the job stay on their feet financially while they get back on their feet physically. In other words, workers' compensation covers an injured employee's medical bills and will also cover a portion of their lost wages.

Is there any injury I cannot get workers' compensation for?

Camden County, New Jersey residents can rest assured that if they suffer a workplace injury, they will in the vast majority of cases be able to get workers' compensation benefits that will help them cover their lost wages and medical expenses.

More on third-party liability claims in work-related injuries

A previous post on this blog talked briefly about how New Jersey law works when it comes to work-related injuries. Basically, an employee in Camden County, under New Jersey law, trades his or her right to sue his or her employer for negligence in exchange for the employer providing workers' compensation benefits which cover medical bills, lost income, and certain other expenses on a no-fault basis.

The 2 basic types of repetitive motion injuries

A repetitive motion injury can affect almost any part of a Camden, New Jersey worker's body and can strike a person in almost any type of occupation, including those who work in an office environment. For instance, many New Jersey residents have probably heard of carpal tunnel syndrome, which is a type of repetitive motion injury that can affect someone who types all day.

The interplay between workers' compensation and disability

Previous posts here have noted that workers in Camden County, New Jersey, who get hurt on the job are usually able to get financial help for medical bills and lost income through New Jersey's workers' compensation system. However, these benefits sometimes do not cover the full extent of a person's losses and, in some situations, do not even adequately compensate a person for lost income.