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Does COVID-19 Qualify as Workers’ Compensation?

In nearly every news article or social media post, COVID-19 is the topic. Americans are rushing to the unemployment offices with claims surpassing the 1982 record. What if you are not laid off, but instead, are sickened with coronavirus on the…
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Workers’ Comp 101

Talk to any Human Resources personnel, and the first thing they will tell you is if you become injured at work, report it immediately. Although a few specific situations will not be covered, most generally, you are. This is regardless if the…
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What is New Jersey’s Secondary Injury Fund?

New Jersey’s Secondary Injury Fund was established to prevent discrimination against the disabled workers. The program is state funded through a surcharge on workers’ compensation insurance policies, and essentially immunizes employers…
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Mold: A Hidden Danger In The Workplace

Of all of the many safety concerns in the workplace, mold is typically not very high on anyone's list. But the more we learn about mold, the more we should be concerned. Toxic mold growing in the workplace can lead to serious health problems.…

What is Maximum Medical Improvement In New Jersey?

The term Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) represents one of the most confusing concepts involved in a workers' compensation case. It raises a variety of questions concerning the continuation of medical treatment, temporary compensation benefits…