What are NJ workers’ legal rights after a work accident, such as a fall from a roof on a construction site? Is workers’ comp the only source of recovery? Our top rated personal injury lawyer, Jeff Laffey, answers these questions.
My husband was hurt at work and hasn’t been able to go back to his job. We are in financial trouble. Do we have any legal rights? Read the answer by our work injury lawyers.
Common work accident question: I was injured in an accident at work. Can I sue my employer? The answer depends on the laws of the state where the accident occurred. In most situations, the answer is no. But there are many exceptions, which vary from state to state.
PA employers must provide safe worksites pursuant to OSHA regulations. If worksites are unsafe, workers can report employers to OSHA. Jeff Laffey, a Phila. PA work injury lawyer answers a PA construction worker’s question about how to report a complaint.
Millions Recovered by Our Work Injury Lawyers Workplace fall accidents are very common, and when injuries occur, injured workers are often left in the dark about their legal rights to full compensation. As a general rule, there are two types of claims which may be made after a work injury occurs: a workers’ compensation claim […]
One of the most common questions workers who are injured in work accidents in Philadelphia have is whether they can be compensated for their pain and suffering. The answer is complex and depends on the facts of each case. As a general rule, workers injured while on the job in Philadelphia are legally entitled to […]
Answer: Many injured workers may make both a workers’ compensation claim AND a separate work accident claim (i.e., a negligence or tort claim). The problem is that the majority of injured workers believe that they only have rights to make workers’ compensation claims. This is completely inaccurate. The reality is that the facts and circumstances […]
Question: I was injured in a forklift accident at work. Who is liable for the accident? Answer: Many workers who are injured in heavy equipment accidents like forklift accidents often assume that the only recourse is workers’ compensation. This is actually a very common misconception. The truth is workers injured in forklift accidents often have […]
Question: I have a bad back from a car accident 5 years ago, and was recently injured at work. I hurt my back again. Can I file a claim for my injuries? Answer: There are 2 potential claims available in this work accident scenario: a workers’ compensation claim and a work accident lawsuit. Pre-Existing Injuries […]
Answer: There are two potential types of claims in work accident cases in Pennsylvania: a workers’ compensation claim and a negligence claim. The type of financial compensation available varies, depending on the type of claim. It is important to note that individuals injured in accidents at work can make both claims. Workers frequently believe they […]