Workers´ Compensation Settlement Conditions in New Jersey

June 20, 2022

Navigating Through Workers Compensation Settlements in New Jersey

Learn How the System Works and How to Maximize Your Settlement Opportunities If you suffer an occupational injury or illness, you are entitled to workers’ compensation. However, suppose your employer’s insurance company offers an unacceptable payment of your benefits. In that case, you and your lawyer can file a claim with the Division of Workers’

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Essential Workers and Workers’ Compensation for Contracting COVID-19

February 27, 2021

Essential Workers and Workers’ Compensation for Contracting COVID-19

Typically, to receive workers’ compensation in New Jersey, an employee must prove they suffered a job-related illness or injury. A recent law creates a presumption during the ongoing public health crisis that essential employees’ illnesses are related to their work. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed Senate Bill (SB) 2380 into law. SB 2380 creates a

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New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Covers Covid-19 for Essential Employees

February 12, 2021

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Covers Covid-19 for Essential Employees

In a move that distinguished New Jersey from many other states, Governor Phil Murphy signed Senate Bill 2380 into law on September 14, 2020, providing workers’ compensation coverage to essential workers. This law is a rebuttable presumption, meaning that the court assumes that workers’ compensation benefits extend to essential employees until the decision is contested

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New Jersey and New York Workplaces and COVID-19  

January 10, 2021

Impact of COVID-19 on NJ Workplaces – Employment Attorneys Needed

We are not where we envisioned ourselves months ago.  COVID-19 continues to affect our lives and workplaces. The “new normal” is still foreign to us all, while hopes for widespread vaccination have begun to provide some respite from the lockdowns, quarantines, and closed businesses. What has changed legislatively? The U.S. House of Representatives passed the

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Should I File a Personal Injury Claim or a Workers' Compensation Claim?

May 10, 2020

Should I File a Personal Injury Claim or a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Personal injury claims and workers’ compensation claims attorneys with offices in East Brunswick and Trenton NJ At Kamensky Cohen & Riechelson, we have successfully helped many clients to pursue both personal injury claims as well as workers’ compensation claims in Trenton, Princeton, Hamilton, and the greater Mercer County area. It is important for our clients

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