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Camden County Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks, LLP Answer Questions About Your Eligibility for Benefits.

Do Gig Workers Receive Workers’ Compensation?      

The gig economy is growing, and many gig workers sustain themselves solely from one or more of these types of jobs. “Gig work” is loosely defined as on-demand jobs such as delivery, service jobs, and transportation among others. Popular hiring platforms include Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Postmates, and TaskRabbit. Whether or not a worker receives workers’… Read More »

New Jersey Cherry Hill Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks, LLP Routinely Fight for the Rights of Injured Retail Workers.

What Are Workplace Safety Hazards in Retail?

Workers who choose jobs in retail settings often appreciate the benefits that come with the retailing environment. Retail can be fast paced, give workers the opportunity to meet new people, and provide a consistent paycheck. Yet retail work can be hazardous, too, accounting for around 3 percent of all workplace illnesses and injuries according to… Read More »

Camden County Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks, LLP Help Injured Employees Get the Benefits They Deserve.

What Are Common Types of Foot Injuries in the Workplace?

According to a 2014 survey from the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), nearly eight out of 10 Americans admit to having foot pain at some time in their lives. A Bureau of Labor Statistics report from the same year noted that there had been more than 52,000 annual cases of workplace injuries to the feet.… Read More »

Cherry Hill Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks, LLP Help Workers Suffering from Electrical Injuries.

What Are Types of Electrical Injuries on Construction Sites?       

Working in the construction industry is one of the toughest jobs there is. With the fast-paced environment and at times laborious conditions, construction workers must always be cautious to keep themselves and others safe from injury. Electrical injuries are a major concern in all workplaces, but especially in the construction field, where it is the… Read More »

Cherry Hill Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks, LLP Represent Victims of Slip and Fall Accidents.

What Are the Common Slip and Fall Injuries that Occur in the Workplace?

Slip and fall accidents are some of the most common workplace accidents that occur in the United States. In fact, they are the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related fatalities in the workplace. These accidents can cause workers to suffer injuries ranging from minor cuts and scrapes to broken bones, traumatic brain injuries and paralysis.… Read More »

Burlington County Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks, LLP, Fight for Injured Employees Across New Jersey .

What Are Crane Safety Tips?

Construction cranes are used to lift, lower, and transport objects around the job site. Without them, it would be nearly impossible to build and deconstruct buildings, bridges, and other major structures. The size and weight of this equipment poses a significant risk not only to the crane operators themselves, but also to any workers and… Read More »