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May 2017 Archives

Workers' compensation claim may help transportation worker

Accidents while on the job can happen in any profession. When a New Jersey employee suffers a work injury, he or she may find it beneficial to file a workers' compensation claim to help handle the aftermath of the incident. Two transportation workers may file claims after suffering injuries while working.

DUI accident kills 23-year-old college student

Driving cars can be dangerous enough without the added impairment of drinking alcohol. Injuries or fatalities caused by a DUI accident are often even more heartbreaking knowing that the crash could have been prevented if the driver had not been behind the wheel. A young New Jersey college student was recently killed in a hit-and-run by a drunk driver.

New Jersey man may seek workers' compensation after injury

New Jersey construction workers face many dangers at work on a daily basis. When employees find themselves injured on the job, they may consider filing workers' compensation claims to gain financial assistance for medical bills and other losses. One electrical company worker is likely looking into his options after suffering serious injuries in a recent accident.

Striving to prevent a work injury is cheaper than treatment

According to national statistics, approximately 4,836 workers suffered a fatal accident on the job in 2015. However, that does not include the numbers of workers who suffer a work injury or illness from less obvious hazards in the work environment. It is unknown how many New Jersey employees may have suffered long-term illnesses from unseen toxins.