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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Emotional Distress and Monetary Compensation in New Jersey

February 19, 2021

Emotional Distress and Monetary Compensation in New Jersey

Emotional distress is a type of mental health temporary disorder or anguish experienced due to an incident caused on purpose or by negligence. The court accepts emotional distress as a personal injury that can be eligible for compensation by filing a civil lawsuit. You would need to provide sufficient evidence or proof that someone else

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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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Understanding Burn Injuries that occur in the workplace

January 28, 2021

Types, Symptoms, and Treatment for Burn Injuries in the Workplace

If you have suffered a burn injury at work, it is highly recommended that you contact an experienced worker’s compensation and personal injury attorney. Burn injuries can occur anywhere and at any time. However, according to The American Bar Association, occupational burn injuries accounted for some 6% of all burns studied between 2002 and 2011.

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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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