Category: Tips If You Are Injured

21June

CHECKLIST: Things to do, and not to do, after a car accident

Updated June 21, 2018 Unfortunately, good drivers may be not unable to avoid the negligent actions of others. You should be prepared in the event of an auto accident and take the necessary steps to protect yourself should an accident occur. Here is a checklist of the top ways to protect yourself: REMAIN at the
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14June

First Steps in Settling Your Injury Claim

Updated June 14, 2018 There are a number of things you can do in the first few days and weeks after an accident to protect your right to compensation should you want to file an injury claim. Except for filing a formal claim against a government entity, there’s no single step that you absolutely must
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04June

Injured at the gym

Updated June 4, 2018 As part of our robust Personal Injury practice, we represent countless people who are injured in accidents that occur on a business’ property (i.e. premises liability cases). Sometimes, those incidents occur at a gym or a health club and there may be a claim against the owner/operator of the gym facility.
  • personal injury, premises liability, waiver
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02June

New Jersey Construction Site Injuries: Suing vs. Workers Comp

Updated June 2, 2018 Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Frequently, clients come to us after being injured at or near a construction site. They may have been on the job at the site and were hurt or they may have simply been walking by a construction area and suffered a fall-down injury on a
  • construction site accidents, fall down accidents, personal injury, work-related accidents
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03April

Can you collect worker’s compensation if you don’t have a social security number?

One of our worker’s compensation clients recently asked the following question: I have been working for several years without a Social Security Number. Recently, I was injured while working and my boss told me I can not get Workers’ Compensation as I do not have legal status. Is this true? The answer is a simple,
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22December

I was hurt at an office party. Can I collect workers compensation?

Most workers know that if you are injured on the job you can collect workers compensation benefits. However, a lot of folks are unclear about whether or not you can make a claim if you are hurt at work while doing something other than your actual job. A client once asked the following question, which
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22November

If I have a workers compensation case, can the doctor bill me for treatment?

If you were injured on the job, your will be treated by a Workers’ Compensation doctor. The insurance company may have paid part of the bill, but now the doctor expects the patient to pay the rest of the bill that the insurance company will not pay. Does the patient have to pay this? No,
  • Posted by Daniel Levy  Posted on 22 Nov  0 Comments
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24July

Can I pick my own doctor in a worker’s compensation case?

When a worker’s compensation case is opened in New Jersey, the carrier will direct the worker where to go for treatment. But from time to time, the injured worker is unhappy with that doctor and wants to switch to a new doctor of their choosing. Clients ask us if they can pick their own doctor
  • Posted by Daniel Levy  Posted on 24 Jul  0 Comments
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21June

I work for a temporary employment agency and was hurt at the site where they assigned me – can I bring a worker’s compensation claim?

Clients sometimes ask us, if I work for a temporary employment agency and was assigned out to a factory by the agency. I was injured while working in the factory and need medical treatment. Both the agency and the factory refuse to help me. Can I file for Workers Compensation? Who do I file against?
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