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Why are So Many Legitimate, First-Time Workers Compensation Claims Denied?

Workers compensation is a no fault insurance program that provides benefits to workers who suffer job-related injuries or illnesses. Benefits include compensation for medical expenses, lost wages due to disabilities and permanent disability benefits. But when large payouts are at stake, insurance carriers or self-insured employers may try to reduce or deny the amount they… Read More »

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What Happens if My NJ Employer Fails to Make Required Benefit Payments?

Under New Jersey law, employers must carry workers compensation insurance, either through an insurance carrier or a self-insurance plan. Although employers or their insurers can deny claims for very specific reasons, such as fraudulent activities by the claimant, the state takes employee complaints very seriously and offers a number of options to help ensure injured… Read More »

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How Do I Know if I Have a Third-Party Injury Claim?

If you suffer a workplace injury, New Jersey Workers Compensation insurance typically covers your medical and other costs, regardless of liability. But the same program that protects you from facing potentially extensive out-of-pocket costs also prevents you from taking further legal action against your employer in most instances. But this limitation does not extend to… Read More »

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