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Beyond your Borders: Workers Comp Across the America

And now… one more reason to be glad you do not live in Mississippi: For workers injured on the job, the maximum weekly workers compensation benefit in Mississippi is $449.12. In New Jersey, that figure is $826. Granted, states calculate those rates based on the statewide average weekly wage, and New Jersey boasts the third-highest… Read More »

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Has Workplace Safety Increased or Decreased in New Jersey in the Past Five Years?

When employers keep their workplaces safe, they can hold the line on workers compensation costs. More importantly, their most valuable resource — their employees — remain healthy and productive. The State of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, which administers the New Jersey Workers Compensation Program, published statistics on workplace safety. The Accident… Read More »

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I Was Injured On the Job. Can I Sue the Person or Company Responsible AND Get Workers Compensation?

When a worker is injured on the job or contracts a work-related illness, he or she may receive compensation through a program called workers compensation. Like many U.S. states, New Jersey requires employers to carry workers compensation liability insurance for its workers. Workers compensation benefits include the following: Lost wages on a temporary or permanent… Read More »

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