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February 2017 Archives

OSHA to investigate after man suffers crushing work injury

When employees clock in for the work day, one of the last things on their minds is a trip to the local trauma center. Unfortunately, things can turn tragic in a second, and a worker can wind up suffering a devastating work injury. One New Jersey man found himself in such a situation after a terrible accident.

Can telecommuters file work comp claims?

More people in New Jersey and across the country are telecommuting for their jobs. The ability to work from home or anywhere in the world is a wonderful thing. But what happens when a telecommuter suffers a work-related injury or illness? Is he or she able to file a work comp claim?

New Jersey man killed in garbage truck accident

At the beginning of February, a New Jersey man was struck by a garbage truck in Bayonne. Sadly, the victim did not survive. When a truck accident results in injury or death, police will work diligently to determine the cause of the crash and liability. In this case, if the garbage truck driver is found to have been negligent in his or her actions, he or she may be held both criminally and civilly responsible for this man's death.

Infection a big concern following an animal bite

Every year, across the country, millions of people are injured in animal attacks. Following an animal bite, infection is a big concern. New Jersey residents who have fallen victim to animal attacks, even if they first seem minor in nature, should seek medical attention if any signs of infection become present.