Blog: Work Injury
- Fatal Work Accidents: Legal Support for Families of Deceased Police and Firefighters
Oct 11, 2023The line of duty is a calling that few answer, yet the risks associated with it remain unyielding. The Harsh Reality of the Line of Duty Serving as a police officer or firefighter requires immense bravery. These dedicated professionals face hazardous situations regularly - from responding to violent crimes to fighting raging infernos. Unfortunately, these risks can sometimes lead to fatal accidents. In 2020 alone, 264 officers died in the line of duty i...Read More
- Machinery Accident: A Legal Guide to Workplace Injuries in NJ Factories
Jul 26, 2023As the manufacturing industry thrives in New Jersey, the safety of workers in factories is paramount. Machinery accidents can result in devastating I. Understanding NJ Workplace Safety Laws: New Jersey places a strong emphasis on workplace safety, and several state and federal laws are in place to protect workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets safety standards that employers must follow to maintain a safe working environment. Under OSHA regulations, employers ar...Read More
- Can I File a Personal Injury Claim Against My Employer If I Was Injured in a Workplace Accident?
Dec 8, 2021Workers’ compensation is a system designed to ensure that workers that suffer work-related injuries have a financial cushion following their injuries. Most employers in New Jersey are required by law to carry workers’ compensation insurance. This no-fault system not only provides compensation for injured employees but also protects employers from being sued for compensation by their employees in a personal injury lawsuit. However, there are some occasions whereby injured workers can file personal injury lawsuit...Read More