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Can I Work While Receiving Workers' Compensation?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Jul 6, 2021 12:05:50 PM

In New Jersey, the workers’ compensation program protects employees who suffer from on-the-job injuries or work-related health conditions. State law requires that most employers carry workers’ compensation insurance. Because each state has different requirements for workers’ compensation programs, many aspects of coverage and policy regulations can vary from state to state. The question of whether you can work while receiving workers’ compensation benefits is more complicated than “yes” or “no.” Like many legal issues, the answer is that it depends.

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Topics: Employment Law, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation

Steps to Suing for Punitive Damages After a Slip and Fall Accident

Posted by Jamison Mark on Apr 6, 2021 12:45:00 PM

Slip and fall injuries can happen during all seasons. In the winter, treacherous sidewalks covered in snow and ice can be hazardous. In the spring, entryways to buildings can become slippery and dangerous as the snow melts and rain soaks the ground. If you are injured in a slip and fall accident, you may be able to recover compensation for your injuries and the pain and suffering they cause in your life.

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Topics: Personal Injury

Am I Entitled to Workers Compensation for My Injury?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Feb 10, 2021 1:12:12 PM

Most employers in the state of New Jersey are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. This means that virtually every employee should be covered by a workers’ compensation insurance plan and entitled to benefits if they suffer a work-related or on-the-job injury.

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Topics: Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation

What to Do If Your Dog Bites a Child

Posted by Jamison Mark on Oct 29, 2020 3:15:00 PM

Even sweet-tempered dogs can nip or bite when startled, frightened, or provoked. Children are particularly susceptible to dog bite injuries, both because they tend to be right down on a dog’s level and because they don’t always treat animals with gentleness and respect. Unfortunately, a dog’s instinctive bite or nip can cause serious injuries to a child. If your dog bites a child, here’s what to do.

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Topics: Personal Injury, Civil Disputes, Premises Liability

I Slipped and Fell in a Parking Lot - Who is Liable?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Dec 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Whether you’re shopping for holiday gifts, struggling through end-of-year doctor’s appointments, or picking up dinner, you will likely find yourself slogging across a wintery parking lot in the next few months. Since many parking lots are commercial property (such as those for shopping malls, offices, and other retail establishments), you may be able to receive compensation if you slip, fall, and suffer injuries.

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Topics: Personal Injury

Liability for Slip and Falls on New Jersey Sidewalks

Posted by Jamison Mark on Nov 26, 2019 2:30:00 PM

There’s a chill in the air, the faint strains of too-early holiday music, and store windows festooned with wintry scenes: winter is here, and snowy conditions are just around the corner. As commuters and shoppers struggle through parking lots and sidewalks piled with snow and ice, some accidents are bound to happen. If you are injured in a slip-and-fall occurrence, do you know where to turn for compensation? 

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Topics: Personal Injury, Premises Liability

My Child Was Injured by a Neighbor’s Dog—Now What?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Oct 30, 2019 2:45:00 PM

If your child has been injured by an animal, you must take action quickly—both to protect your child’s health and to protect your legal rights. Many animal bites or scratches—even small ones—can result in health risks, including severe impairments, illness, and even death. Knowing what to do in such a situation can help you respond calmly and effectively. 

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Topics: Personal Injury

Are Dogs That Bite Automatically Euthanized?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Sep 19, 2019 11:12:00 AM

Although animal attacks occur frequently, many dog bites happen accidentally or unintentionally. Sometimes, an otherwise friendly dog can get overenthusiastic and bite a human playmate, or a puppy that isn’t yet fully trained can nip at a petting hand. Unfortunately, even unintentional bites can result in disability, impairment, or other medical issues. You may be hesitant to report a dog bite because you fear serious consequences for the dog; maybe you’ve heard that dogs that bite will be put down or taken away from their owner. In New Jersey, this is not necessarily the case. Knowing the law can help you protect your rights and recover what you deserve if you are injured by a dog.

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Topics: Personal Injury

Pedestrian Crossing Rules in New Jersey

Posted by Jamison Mark on May 15, 2019 2:33:00 PM

In recent years, the number of pedestrian fatalities in the United States has grown significantly faster than all other traffic-related deaths. Knowing your responsibilities as a pedestrian can help prevent these occurrences and can help you recover if you have suffered injuries as a result of an auto-pedestrian collision. 

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Topics: Personal Injury

Winter Is Coming, Along with Slip-and-Fall Claims

Posted by Jamison Mark on Mar 25, 2019 2:37:00 PM

Snow, ice, and sleet can make everyday activities much more hazardous in the winter months. Inclement weather can turn streets, sidewalks, and parking lots into danger zones. Slipping on ice, tripping on piles of snow, or falling victim to snow-covered obstacles can cause personal injuries and significant havoc in your day-to-day life. 

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Topics: Personal Injury

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