Put a Certified Workers’ Compensation Law Attorney on Your Case

When you are unable to work because of a job-related injury or illness, you need answers to important questions like: Who will pay for my medical expenses? Can I choose my own doctor? How quickly will I start receiving my wage benefits? Am I eligible for any additional benefits? What happens if my claim is denied?

When You Have Questions, We Have Answers

At Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks LLP, we handle workers’ compensation claims exclusively. Christopher J. Saracino has been Certified as a Workers’ Compensation Law Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court. He is one of only 120 attorneys state-wide to hold that designation and one of only 26 to hold that designation in Camden County.

Our attorneys appear in court on a daily basis and in every single District Office in the New Jersey Division of Workers’ Compensation. The attorneys at Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks LLP have earned a reputation for being aggressive advocates for our clients. We take the time to thoroughly document all the ways in which your injury or loss has affected your life to make certain that you recover all the benefits that you deserve.

Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks LLP is Different

Workers’ compensation is all we do every single day. Our attorneys have a combined 140 years of Workers’ Compensation trial experience in New Jersey. Think about that for a moment before choosing an attorney to represent you.

Many employers choose us for their representation because of the results we have consistently achieved in handling serious New Jersey workers’ compensation claims on their behalf. We would be honored to do the same for you. When you have been injured at work or you suffer from a condition related to your employment in New Jersey, we will be on your side all the way.

No Fee Unless We Recover Compensation for You

We offer free consultations in person at our Cherry Hill, New Jersey office. If your injuries prevent you from coming to us, then we will come to you. All workers’ compensation cases for injured workers are handled on a contingency basis, meaning you will not pay any attorneys’ fees at all unless we secure a recovery on your behalf.

South Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks LLP Are Powerful Advocates for Injured Workers

Call Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks LLP at 856-761-3773 today to arrange a free consultation with an experienced and highly skilled South Jersey workers’ compensation lawyer or contact us online. Our office is conveniently located in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, and we serve clients throughout the area, including those in Burlington County, Camden County and Gloucester County.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 UPDATE:
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Coronavirus COVID-19 UPDATE:

Please be advised that in accordance with Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 107, which imposed strict limitations on the operations of "brick-and-mortar" businesses and required telecommuting to the greatest extent possible, all N.J. workers’ compensation courts will continue to be closed to the public and to non-essential court personnel until April 13, 2020.

In response to overwhelming requests from the Workers’ Compensation Bar to hold non-emergent matters electronically or by teleconference, as of April 6, 2020, the following Workers’ Compensation Judges shall be designated by the N.J. Department of Labor and Workforce Development and the N.J. Division of Workers’ Compensation as essential personnel and shall report to their home vicinages for the purpose of hearing as many Workers’ Compensation matters as possible by telephonic conferencing, including all emergent matters and the following non-emergent matters, pre-trial conferences, general motions for medical and temporary benefits, and settlements by affidavit:

Hon. Audrey Kernan, S.J., Atlantic City WC Courthouse
Hon. Arthur Marchand, A.S.J., Bridgeton WC Courthouse
Hon. Ingrid French, A.S.J., Camden WC Courthouse
Hon. Lionel Simon III, A.S.J., Freehold WC Courthouse
Hon. Diana Ferriero, S.J., Hackensack WC Courthouse
Hon. Jill Fader, S.J., Jersey City WC Courthouse
Hon. Glenn Kaplan, S.J., Lebanon WC Courthouse
Hon. Michael Luther, S.J., Mt. Arlington WC Courthouse
Hon. George Geist, S.J., Mt. Holly WC Courthouse
Hon. Ashley Hutchinson, A.S.J., New Brunswick WC Courthouse
Hon. Philip Tornetta, A.S.J., Newark WC Courthouse
Hon. William Roca, S.J., Paterson WC Courthouse
Hon. Maria Del Valle Koch, S.J., Plainfield WC Courthouse
Hon. Eugene Mulvaney, S.J., Toms River WC Courthouse
Hon. David Puma, S.J., Trenton WC Courthouse

The Division’s plan is to limit physical interactions in our workers’ compensation courts to the greatest extent possible and shift to the use of telephone conferencing, and if possible video conferencing for judges, attorneys, and litigants. There will be no in-person Workers’ Compensation Court proceedings (except for extremely limited emergent matters and certain ongoing motions for medical and temporary benefits and trials in which case social distancing will be enforced). Court offices will remain closed for in-person submissions. Filings will continue to be accepted electronically through COURTS On-line.

The N.J. Division of Workers’ Compensation’s number one goal is to limit the exposure and spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus to court personnel, attorneys and their staff, litigants, witnesses, and members of the public at large.

Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks, LLP also continues to closely monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and its impact on our local community and the world at large. In accordance with Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 107, our office is closed and the members of the firm continue to work remotely. As such, the members of the firm may have limited access to information during this time. We continue to appreciate your understanding. We encourage our current clients, new clients, and fellow members of the bar to contact us via e-mail as that remains the best form of communication. All attorneys and paralegals have access to e-mail and case information. We have designated essential personnel to report to our office for the purpose of handling emergent matters only and to complete essential administrative tasks. Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks, LLP remains committed to complying with all health and governmental regulations. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with those most affected by this situation.