Advocacy groups like Mothers Against Drunk Driving appeal to the collective public conscience for enacting and enforcing tough drunk driving laws. Yet there may also be a financial incentive, according to a recent article.
One goal of a workers’ compensation policy is to restore an injured employee after a workplace accident. Regardless of fault, the policy is designed to provide treatment and benefits after the injury.
If a New Jersey motorist collides with a pedestrian who is crossing at a location other than a crosswalk, is any personal injury claim subject to a contributory negligence attack?
The Social Security Administration’s website proclaims that it is possible to apply for disability benefits online, and includes a link taking readers to a related page. Such one-click accessibility may create a presumption of ease when it comes to filing for Social Security disability insurance benefits. Yet the claims backlog and high denial rate of initial SSDI applications tells a different story.
New Jersey law requires all employers who are not covered by federal programs to have workers’ compensation coverage. Alternatively, an employer might also qualify for self-insurance. Either way, state lawmakers recognize the importance of providing medical treatment, wage replacement and/or disability compensation to employees who are injured in work-related accidents.
Has drug-impaired driving become as much of a threat to driver safety as drunk driving? Recently published data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration suggests this possibility.