Common Causes of Truck Accidents
April 3, 2020
With New Jersey being just a few short hours from some of the busiest areas in the U.S. it is common to see numerous commercial trucks on the road. While the majority of work trucks practice safe driving habits and drive in a safe manner for other drivers’ on the road, this is, unfortunately, not always the case. Common Causes of New Jersey Truck Accidents Truck accidents can, and do, occur in New Jersey. These are a few of the most common causes of truck accidents: Driving under the influenceFailure to adjust driving based on weather conditionsFatigued drivingLack of… read more
Construction Accident FAQ
March 9, 2020
Construction is one of the most dangerous industries to work in. If you’ve been injured on the job as a construction worker, you may find yourself with many questions about your rights and options following your accident. Who Is Liable for My Construction Accident Injuries? Every construction accident is different. The particular circumstances of your construction accident will affect who may be liable for the injuries and damages you suffered in the accident and what kind of claim you can file. For example, if you are a construction worker injured on the job, you may likely have to file… read more
How Do I Know If I’m Covered by Workers’ Compensation?
March 3, 2020
There are two primary factors to consider in determining whether you might be covered by workers’ compensation. First, you must be an employee of the company that you are seeking workers’ compensation benefits from. Second, your injury must have occurred in the course and scope of your employment. However, even if you meet both factors, you might still not be covered by workers’ compensation. For example, there are certain industries whose workers are excluded by state or federal law from workers’ compensation benefits, such as agricultural workers. In addition, if you intentionally or recklessly injure yourself on the job,… read more
How Does Workers’ Compensation Work?
February 24, 2020
It should be straightforward – you get hurt at work, and you receive workers’ compensation benefits. While simple in theory, it’s never that easy to get the financial benefits you deserve after a work-related injury. If you suffered a work-related injury or illness, then you’re likely wondering what your options are. Don’t rely on your employer to take care of the details for you. Instead, you need to take certain steps to ensure your right to compensation is preserved. Learn everything you need to know about how workers’ compensation works below. Steps to Take After a Work… read more
Personal Injury Versus Bodily Injury: What’s the Difference?
February 14, 2020
If the law was easy to understand, then there wouldn’t be any need to hire a lawyer when you’re facing a legal challenge. Unfortunately, the law is complicated and even simple definitions can be confusing. If you’ve been hurt, then it’s important to start researching personal injury law. To get started, it’s important to know the difference between bodily injury and personal injury as they apply to personal injury lawsuits. Below, we’ll give you an overview of what each of these terms means and the differences between them. Defining Bodily Injuries Bodily injuries are defined as physical injuries… read more
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