Workers injured in on the job accidents in Pennsylvania or New Jersey should know that time is not on their side. Failure to exercise legal rights within applicable time limits and deadlines can result in major financial losses including workers’ comp benefits and compensation via a work accident lawsuit. This is true regardless of the […]
Conceptually, there are two ways to consider how horsing around at work affects work injury compensation. First, there’s the issue of eligibility for workers’ comp benefits. When horsing around at work leads to a work accident and injury, does this affect the ability to get workers’ comp benefits? Second, there’s the issue of whether horsing […]
Can an injured worker get compensated for pain and suffering after a New Jersey work accident? NJ workers’ compensation laws don’t allow for pain and suffering claims. Rather, injured workers in NJ can file work injury lawsuits to recover financial compensation for medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. NJ law allows both a workers’ comp claim and a separate lawsuit for a work accident.
Seriously injured NJ workers can seek compensation for disabling injuries via 1. workers’ comp disability benefits, and 2. a separate lawsuit against non-employer parties. Getting full compensation for major injuries will require help from an experienced work accident lawyer who can conduct a full investigation to identify all parties who are potentially liable.
2 PA employers cited for 40 OSHA violations. A Philly construction co. and a manufacturer in Luzerne County face over $400,000 in fines. The violations were for fall accident hazards, machine guarding and lockout/tagout issues, which are very common.
A look legal responsibility for a work accident in Philadelphia. Our PA work injury lawyers discuss liability of employers and other parties after a work accident. Injured workers often make the mistake of not seeking legal help until it’s too late.