Many injury victims may not be aware of the differences between a workers’ compensation claim and a personal injury claim. Although both claims are aimed at helping injury victims obtain compensation to cover damages such as medical bills, lost wages… Read More
Many New Jersey workers have questions when it comes to the state’s workers’ compensation system. One pressing question is if a worker is eligible for workers’ compensation if the worker caused his or her own injuries in an accident.
The workers’ compensation… Read More
The construction industry is one of the most dangerous in the nation, causing a significant percentage of worker injuries and deaths.
It is only natural for construction workers to be concerned about whether their job will still be there when they recover… Read More
Working in construction can put you at risk for a variety of severe and potentially life-changing injuries. Work sites can be very loud, which can potentially damage your hearing and even lead to hearing loss. Sometimes all it takes is one loud noise… Read More
Construction accident victims may be able to file a third-party claim to pursue more compensation than is available in a workers’ compensation claim. However, if your claim is successful, the workers’ compensation insurer may be able to recover part of… Read More
In New Jersey, workers’ compensation claims may be denied for many reasons. However, a denial is not the end of the road – you have options for pursuing the benefits you may be entitled to.
Below, Lynch Law Firm’s New Jersey workers’ compensation attorneys… Read More
If you suffered a work-related injury, you may be wondering how long it will take for you to receive your workers’ compensation benefits. Typically, you will begin receiving benefit payments soon after filing your workers’ compensation claim. However,… Read More
New Jersey employees who are injured in a work-related accident may be entitled to benefits through a workers’ compensation claim. However, the types of benefits available to each worker depend on factors related to his or her injuries.
To find out the… Read More
In the construction industry, the fatal injury rate is higher than the national average for every other industry, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Often, many work-related accidents in the construction industry are… Read More
Auto accidents are one of the most common types of work-related accidents covered by workers’ compensation insurance. If you were injured in a car accident while you were working, you may be entitled to file a workers’ compensation claim.
However, handling… Read More