Category: Worker’s Compensation

Work Accident Lawsuits – Whom Can You Sue?

  • By Marc S. Berman
work accident

One day, you have a work accident.  You suffer severe injuries.  Let’s say that you live in Clifton.  You work for a company headquartered in Hackensack. Now you will be out of work for many weeks. You will also have to see a doctor for treatment. Following treatment, you will need three months of physical Read More

Construction Accident Injury Case Overview

  • By Marc S. Berman
construction accident

You had a construction accident. Your employer was a subcontractor on a North Jersey building project. The general contractor failed to comply with OSHA standards. As a result, you suffered a serious injury. You had to go to the hospital. After that, you endured months of physical therapy. Accordingly, you want to recover compensation for your Read More

Car Accident Issue – Who Pays for Medical Bills?

  • By Marc S. Berman
car accident lawyer Elmwood Park

AFTER AN ON THE JOB CAR ACCIDENT, WHO COVERS YOUR MEDICAL BILLS? You had a car accident while on the job. Say you live and work in Elmwood Park. You’ve done the right thing and hired a local car accident lawyer. Because the accident occurred while you were working, the lawyer will file a worker’s Read More

Bergen County Accident Lawyer Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
Bergen County Accident Lawyer

BERGEN COUNTY ACCIDENT LAWYER CASE: WAIVING YOUR RIGHT TO SUE A Bergen County accident lawyer often represents a client who suffered a work injury. Sometimes, the attorney can file a law suit against more than one party. For example, say a defective machine injured the client. The Bergen County accident lawyer will file a worker’s Read More

Paramus Accident Lawyer: Pole Accident

  • By Marc S. Berman
Paramus Accident Lawyer

PARAMUS ACCIDENT LAWYER CASE STUDY: DANGER ON THE JOB. A Paramus accident lawyer helps accident victims recover compensation. Some of these accidents occur while the victim is working. Worker’s compensation may not cover a self-employed worker. However, he may have a claim against the owner of the property where he was working. A newly decided Read More

Work Injury: Whom Can You Sue?

  • By Marc S. Berman

WORK INJURY RULE: SUING YOUR EMPLOYER OUTSIDE WORKER’S COMP You suffered a work injury. Can you receive compensation? In most cases, the short answer is yes. You can hire an attorney to file a worker’s compensation claim for you. But the lawyer must file the claim in a special court. A court that handles only Read More

Workman’s Compensation Pajama Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
workman's compensation

Under workman’s compensation law, a worker is generally not allowed to file a standard Superior Court personal injury lawsuit against his employer for a work-related injury.   Rather, the worker must sue his employer in workman’s compensation court. In workman’s compensation court, a judge, not a jury, decides the case. Workman’s compensation judges often award Read More