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How Long Can You Be On Workers’ Comp In NJ?

Q: How Long Can You Be On Workers’ Comp In NJ? A: Each case is different, but it generally depends on which type of disability you are on: Temporary total disability: 400 weeks (max) Permanent total disability: potentially for life Permanent partial disability: 600 weeks (max), depending on the injury Many people believe that our Read More

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Additional Occupational Risks Accompany Winter Weather

In certain jobs, occupational hazards are not consistent throughout the year, with weather changes contributing to heightened risk factors during certain months. The ice, rain and snow that characterize New Jersey winters and the temperature dips that accompany this precipitation can create a dangerous mix for those whose positions require them to spend prolonged periods Read More

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Workers’ Comp Fraud Is Latest Wave of Hurricane Sandy Damage

While the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy is upon us, investigators of a special task force are still discovering the devastating aspects of this unprecedented superstorm. Indeed, cleanup and recovery efforts have helped thousands of residents of the eastern seaboard put their lives and homes back together, but the damage may be more than physical. Read More

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Overuse and Repetitive Strain: Workers’ Comp Not Only for Accidents

Throughout the years, Deion Sanders has made a name for himself on and off the field, as a professional athlete, fledgling recording artist, and now as a workplace safety advocate. In his latest role, Sanders is bringing to light the repetitive injuries players in the National Football League (NFL) regularly sustain, including brain trauma, concussions, Read More

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Are You Covered by the Workers’ Compensation Laws in New Jersey?

If you or someone you know is injured on the job, one of the first questions to be answered is whether or not there is actually coverage under the Workers’ Compensation law.  All employers in New Jersey, except for certain governmental entities, must carry insurance coverage for their employees.  The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law Read More

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Are You Covered by the Workers’ Compensation Laws in New Jersey While Commuting to Work?

Generally, the answer is no. In New Jersey, injuries sustained commuting to or from work are usually not covered by Workers’ Compensation Laws. The law in New Jersey states that employment starts when an employee arrives at the employer’s place of employment to report for work and terminates when the employee leaves the employer’s place Read More

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Workers’ Compensation Extended for Spouses of Emergency Personnel

Police and fire personnel are regularly exposed to significant dangers while trying to keep other citizens safe and free from harm — as a result, some are tragically killed or injured on the job. In recognition of the service provided by such officers, New Jersey has recently extended an existing system that provides for ongoing Read More

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Wonder Product N-Propyl Bromide May Cause Worker’s Injuries

Most industrial products are subjected to rigorous testing before being certified as safe and ready for use. However, it is not until they are actually used that the true effect of a product can be ascertained. In addition, chemicals designed for one use are found suitable for others. Others are also blaming one such chemical, Read More

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Workers Compensation Warning: The Dangers of Sitting at Your Desk

Cathleen Renner, a 25-year veteran of AT&T, died in 2007 from a blood clot that formed in her leg and made its way to her lungs.  Renner’s husband filed a workers’ compensation claim, alleging that his wife’s fatal blood clot originated from long hours of overnight work sitting at her desk. Last year, a New Read More

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Joseph J. Hoffman, Jr.
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For more than 40 years, Mr. Hoffman has protected the interest of his clients through diligence and hard work on legal matters, both large and small. An honors graduate of Rutgers University Law School and a native of Gloucester County, Mr. Hoffman has won numerous accolades for excellence in the practice of law.

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Kenneth A. DiMuzio, Sr.
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An attorney with over 45 years of professional experience, Mr. DiMuzio concentrates his practice on personal injury and workers’ compensation matters. A graduate of Georgetown University Law School and a native of Gloucester County, Mr. DiMuzio has been honored time and again for his professionalism and ethics in the practice of law.

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About Ernest L. Alvino, Jr. concentrates his practice in the area of workplace injuries; construction accidents; product injuries; trucking accidents; auto injuries; medical negligence and crime victim advocacy. Ernie is a lifelong Gloucester County resident, living in Mullica Hill with his wife and children. Ernie worked his way through school as a Teamster and construction…

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About Mr. Atkins joined the firm of Hoffman DiMuzio in February 2010. Mr. Atkins represents individuals and corporate clients in commercial and employment litigation. Mr. Atkins’ practice covers a wide variety of employment-related matters before New Jersey State and Federal courts, with a focus on discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, family leave and whistleblowing claims. Mr.…

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