I was making $19.13 as a supervisor at my site i worked at for 14 years. I asked for a transfer to another site due to the length and cost of travel. My company moved me to another site to continue being a supervisor for a new site that was paying $18.00. As I am responsible for payroll, I saw... Read more »
Hi. I have been in court with a lawsuit regarding a broken hip for over a year. I need to work to survive, disability simply wasn’t enough at this point in time I’ve been walking around on broken bone for over a year. I verbally agreed to a settlement where my hip will be replaced and I will be... Read more »
Hello, I have a personal injury lawsuit on my hands due to someone falling on my property and having injury due to them not following my walk way and cutting across my property/lawn while working for a Big company. The Case was filed in Superior Court; Civil Division, but in the wrong County.... Read more »
answered on Nov 7, 2022
Yes if you have a lawyer you should definitely advise him of this fact.
I have an existing Workmen Compensation Claim.
During the process of the W.C. Claim, I found a Disability Attorney, and we had a simple exchange with him securing me full Disability on his initial submission.
Unfortunately, I had two very bad W.C. Attorneys (who were different... Read more »
answered on May 20, 2022
The WC judge was kind to clear the slate for you!!
You should select a new attorney based upon their experience and their reviews.
You can select an attorney from anywhere in the state as 99% of WC is done remotely now, except for trials.
I work in food service and the doctor gave me a note stating that I can be on my feet for 3 hours total a day. My employer called me and told me that they can accommodate me for 3 hours of work a day. My question is: If I go back to work will workers comp pay me the difference of my 70percent... Read more »
answered on Feb 21, 2022
1. Yes 2. No. Workers comp should pay a portion of the difference in your normal wage and the 3 hours you actually are able to work (and its tax-free). Typically, you are unable to sue your employer for a work injury if there are not third parties involved. Seeking counsel from a NJ workers comp... Read more »
I have a workers'comp case. I do not believe my lawyer represented me adequately. There were plenty of inconsistencies that weren't addressed.
I was asked,by my lawyer,to settle my case even though my injuries weren't completely final.
The case has been ongoing since... Read more »
answered on Jan 6, 2022
There is no right to a jury trial in workers compensation.
The same judge that would make a recommendation for a settlement is the same judge that would try your case and make a decision.
You are best off paying another WC attorney for a 2nd opinion.
answered on May 9, 2021
It depends greatly on what you mean by 'offer'. Did they pay you for the time off work? Did they cover your medical bills? did you suffer any permanent disability? Did you report the injury at all?
A consultation with a workers comp attorney in your area is required to assure that... Read more »
I understand there are two ways, please confirm:
1. Keep company ownership as is (100% owned by my wife) and obtain NJ approval for self insurance. How can I do it? any form to fill? submit to where?
2. Transfer 100% company ownership from to me (as I am the only one who does work... Read more »
We are family consulting microbusiness, owned by my wife (she does not do work in this business). I feel Workers Compensation Insurance is useless for us, but dont want to pay fine for not having it.
answered on Feb 3, 2021
You may still be required to carry workers comp insurance. Check with the NJ Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development based on what type of work entity you have created.
"Sole Proprietorship – All sole proprietorships operating in
New Jersey must maintain workers’... Read more »
then they sent some checks. for me they sent an email they say they will send me a check of $13 But i'm sure it was more than $13 i heard some drivres they hire a lower and they get more than that
answered on May 18, 2020
This is not workers comp. It is more in the field of wage and hour compliance. Google the NJ Department of Labor. Go to the tab on Worker Protection and wage and hour compliance will pop up. That will make for good background reading. if you don't have the answer after that contact a wage... Read more »
I am a relatively new employee. I started working about a month ago. That is around the time in which I began getting pain in my arms and strong numbness in my fingers. I waited a little bit to see if this was something that required me to get adjusted to or if it was temporary, but as I went to... Read more »
answered on May 17, 2020
It's hard to say from what you described as to whether you have a solid WC case. The best thing to do is to report your experience to Costco and ask to be seen by a company authorized doctor. You have to get treatment through Costco, although there are exceptions. A lot depends upon the job... Read more »
I reside in NJ where but i was doing work in NY, where a county specific license was required to do home improvement. I have a court date and i need to know what kind of lawyer i should find. I didn't qualify for a public defender.
answered on Mar 13, 2020
You will probably need a New York criminal lawyer if the case is in New York. Speak with one to find out.
I have a part time job where an undocumented employee got injured on the job and the employer is asking him to fill out an I-9 verification form so that he can pay the medical bills. By the looks of things it seems like my boss is trying to get rid of him and not actually pay for the medical bills,... Read more »
answered on Oct 28, 2019
Both your boss and the undocumented worked are in violation of Federal law. It is unwise to post anything further about this in a public forum monitored by law enforcement. There is no attorney-client privilege online and this situation is far beyond the scope of this forum.
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answered on Jul 8, 2019
This is a serious matter you should follow your attorneys advise and if you don't have one get one now. Most at least offer free in office consultations.
I am trying to obtain the bills so that I can file a lawsuit pro se, with the initial attempt being a demand letter. I have also been contacted by the drivers insurance company wanting to settle this matter but without the bills I am unaware of what would be a fair offer. I asked the previous... Read more »
answered on Jan 11, 2019
If the bills are paid what does it matter however if you're saying this because you want to file a lawsuit let your attorney get the bills and give him a release to do this.
Owner knew about it and choose for cook to work anyway.i have voice recording of dm telling owner about problem and medical records.
answered on Jan 9, 2019
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.
answered on Dec 26, 2018
Workers comp protects you whether it's your fault or someone else's
answered on Dec 4, 2018
Yes you should speak with a lawyer about this immediately, most of us offer free in office consultations and most will do this on a contingency fee basis (i.e you only pay the lawyer if you collect). Lastly you may not just be able to collect from your employer but also the person that hit you, if... Read more »
answered on Nov 12, 2018
The answer is yes and no, but psychiatric injuries are much harder to prove that they came in and out of the course of employment.
Is watching a computer screen and pushing buttons on the keyboard considered working?
answered on Oct 25, 2018
Yes as long as he is not working. But he should talk to his WC lawyer about this.
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