Newark, NJ asked in Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Employment Law for New Jersey

Q: I'm a cook for ihop.a cook came in with bed bugs.owner found out but cook worked anyway.went to hospital and got it too.

Owner knew about it and choose for cook to work anyway.i have voice recording of dm telling owner about problem and medical records.

2 Lawyer Answers

Peter N. Munsing


A: If you got them usually workers comp is the only remedy unless you needed extermination work at your home. Contact a member of the NJ Assn for Justice who handles comp cases---they give free consults.

Timur Akpinar

  • Little Neck, NY
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: You could consult with a workers' comp attorney to evaluate the claim in further detail. Many workers' comp attorneys provide free initial consultations.

Tim Akpinar

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