In New Jersey, the workers’ compensation system is intended to provide employees who suffer workplace injuries and occupational illnesses with certain defined financial benefits, regardless of who may have been responsible for causing the employee’s injury or medical condition. These benefits are usually paid by an employer through a workers’ compensation insurance policy they have purchased. Unfortunately, insurers sometimes engage in wrongful or fraudulent behavior in handling workers’ compensation claims to avoid paying benefits in an effort to maximize their profits. At Camili & Capo, PA, we can help you when your road to recovery from a work injury or occupational disease has been disrupted by NJ workers’ compensation insurers’ fraud.
Facing legal obstacles is no small task. Seeking accountability and justice can be a confusing, time-consuming process. You deserve to keep your focus on your medical treatment and rehabilitation. If you have been the victim of fraud or wrongful conduct by your employer’s workers’ compensation insurer, get the legal help you need to hold the insurer accountable and secure your rights to workers’ comp benefits. Reach out to Camili & Capo, PA for a free initial claim review to discuss what our firm can do to assist you in pursuing justice and the full financial compensation and benefits you deserve under NJ workers’ compensation law.
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Examples of fraud that workers’ compensation insurers may engage in include:
Proving that a workers’ compensation insurer has engaged in fraud in the handling of your workers’ comp claim may require relying on evidence such as:
You should not have to shoulder the financial consequences of a work-related injury or illness. If a workers’ compensation insurer is attempting to wrongfully or fraudulently deny you the full benefits you are entitled to by law, Camili & Capo, PA will go to work on your behalf to make sure you are not victimized by NJ workers’ compensation insurer fraud by:
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Do not wait to reach out to Camili & Capo, PA if you have been denied workers’ compensation benefits due to insurer fraud. Contact us today for a free, no-obligation consultation to speak with a NJ workers’ compensation lawyer about your legal rights and options under state law.
If you believe that you have been wrongly denied workers’ compensation benefits by your employer’s insurer or that the insurer has engaged in fraud in handling your workers’ comp claim, you can file a formal claim petition with the state workers’ compensation division within two years of the date that you were injured on the job or within two years of the last date that you received workers’ comp benefits. A state workers’ compensation judge can issue a ruling ordering the payment of benefits that you deserve under the NJ workers’ compensation system.
You may also have the option of reporting your employer’s workers’ compensation insurer to the New Jersey Division of Banking & Insurance if you suspect that the insurer has engaged in fraudulent activity in the processing of your workers’ comp claim, including intentionally withholding benefit payments or altering claim evidence to deny your claim or terminate your benefits.
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