When you are at work, you know that there are some hazards that could lead to injuries. Construction sites, by their nature, are not the safest places to be. There are many people around. You have to handle heavy machinery. You are exposed to fall risks, electrical...
Your workplace injury was your fault: Does that matter?
On Behalf of Lieberman, Ryan & Forrest, L.L.C. | Mar 29, 2022 | Workers' Compensation
If you got injured on the job because your employer allowed an unsafe work environment to exist, it's easy to assume that you deserve workers’ comp benefits. You didn't want to be injured and you didn't do anything to hurt yourself, but you still have to deal with the...
A back injury might end your career as a hospital nurse
On Behalf of Lieberman, Ryan & Forrest, L.L.C. | Dec 29, 2021 | Workers' Compensation
The demands on professional nurses vary drastically in different work environments. A nurse providing support in an elementary school will have different job responsibilities than someone providing home health services for elderly adults. Hospital nurses are in a...
Will you need workers’ comp for a repetitive stress injury?
On Behalf of Lieberman, Ryan & Forrest, L.L.C. | Dec 7, 2021 | Workers' Compensation
Repetitive stress injuries may seem less concerning than catastrophic, traumatic injuries like a broken bone. After all, a repetitive stress injury only flares up when you use a certain body part for a long time and may not constantly affect your work performance. A...
You may seek workers’ compensation for work-related asthma
On Behalf of Lieberman, Ryan & Forrest, L.L.C. | Nov 25, 2021 | Workers' Compensation
There are a lot of hazards on the job, and things don't get any easier when you already have a pre-existing medical condition or the predisposition to develop one. Fortunately, workers’ compensation is there to cover workers who are injured or harmed on the job. This...
Did your workers’ compensation claim get red-flagged?
On Behalf of Lieberman, Ryan & Forrest, L.L.C. | Oct 27, 2021 | Workers' Compensation
You’ve always been a hard worker, and you’ve never taken a dollar you weren’t due -- so you’re shocked to find out that your workers’ compensation claim is being questioned. In fact, your employer is now suggesting that maybe you aren’t really quite as injured as you...
How do permanent partial disability benefits work in New Jersey?
On Behalf of Lieberman, Ryan & Forrest, L.L.C. | Sep 30, 2021 | Workers' Compensation
The New Jersey workers' compensation system protects employed individuals against financial hardship caused by work-related medical conditions. Whether someone falls off a ladder and breaks a leg or develops carpal tunnel syndrome after typing all day for years,...
Tips for working safely on a ladder
On Behalf of Lieberman, Ryan & Forrest, L.L.C. | Aug 19, 2021 | Workers' Compensation
Falls from heights are among the major risks that workers face. The main way that this happens is when a worker is on a ladder and something happens that causes them to fall to the floor or ground below. These falls could be catastrophic -- from 30-foot painting...
Workers’ compensation benefits available in New Jersey
On Behalf of Lieberman, Ryan & Forrest, L.L.C. | Jul 23, 2021 | Workers' Compensation
Every year, many workers in New Jersey are injured on the job. Being unable to work and provide for one’s family can be a stressful experience. Fortunately, New Jersey has workers’ compensation benefits to take care of sick or injured employees. Let’s take a closer...
3 reasons you could be denied workers’ compensation benefits
On Behalf of Lieberman, Ryan & Forrest, L.L.C. | Jun 23, 2021 | Workers' Compensation
If you get hurt on the job in New Jersey, you can depend on workers' compensation benefits to cover your medical expenses and most of the wages that you don't earn during your recovery. Workers' compensation is a no-fault insurance system. That means that even if you...
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