Does Workers’ Compensation Cover PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that may develop after an individual experiences or witnesses a life-threatening event. PTSD can be debilitating and require ongoing treatment. According to a study published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), approximately 10 percent of adults in the U.S. suffer from PTSD. Certain types of… Read More »

How Can You Find the Best Workers’ Compensation Lawyer in New Jersey?

If you have been injured in a work accident or suffered an injury due to the nature of your job, then you most likely need to hire a workers’ compensation lawyer to handle your case. Workers’ compensation claims are quite different than other types of cases, such as motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice claims, and… Read More »

Importance of National Safety Month

The National Safety Council (NSC) recognizes June as National Safety Month, a time to reflect and reassess safety programs and practices in homes and workplaces. This year, National Safety Month occurs at an especially unique time. As the nation and the world faces the threat of COVID-19, it is now more important than ever to… Read More »

Lost Wages and Temporary Disability Benefits in New Jersey 

When a work accident happens, an employee is forced to deal with a loss of wages because he or she can no longer work. Lost wages can put an enormous stress not only on the injured employee, but also on the employee’s entire family. How is Temporary Disability Benefits Calculated? In New Jersey, an employee is… Read More »

Types of Workers’ Compensation Claims in New Jersey 

New Jersey recognizes two separate and distinct types of workers’ compensation claims; traumatic accident claims and occupational disease claims. What is a Traumatic Accident Claim? A claim for a traumatic work accident usually involves a one-time trauma wherein an employee sustains an injury, such as a slip and fall, motor vehicle accident, lifting, or injuries that are… Read More »

Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation Benefits in New Jersey If I Contract COVID-19?

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed the way we live and work. Many individuals have questions regarding the transmission of the disease and what happens if they are infected at work or injured while working remotely. Health care professionals, first responders, restaurant workers, grocery store employees, gas station attendants, and public transportation employees are just some of the… Read More »