Blog: Workers' Compensation
- Understanding the Elevated Cancer Risks for Firefighters: Insights from Cherry Hill Workers’ Compensation Attorneys
September 06, 2023Read More
Firefighting is an admirable, yet perilous, profession. While many people recognize the immediate threats firefighters face, such as burns and smoke inhalation, fewer are aware of the insidious, long-term dangers lurking in the shadows. One alarming health concern that disproportionately affects firefighters is an increased risk of cancer. Our team at DiTomaso Law, experienced Workers’ […]
- Workers’ Compensation vs. Personal Injury Lawsuits: Which Is Right for Your Case?
May 13, 2023Read More
If you’ve suffered an injury on the job, you may be wondering whether to pursue a workers’ compensation claim or file a personal injury lawsuit. While these two types of legal actions can seem similar, they have distinct differences that can affect the outcome of your case. In this article, we’ll explore the differences between […]
- Can I Collect Workers Compensation for Injuries I Sustained on a Business Trip?
November 03, 2022Read More
If are injured during a business trip, you might be eligible to collect Workers’ Compensation as long as the injury is work-related. Suppose you are on a business trip to tend to an informational and marketing booth at a trade show. Workers’ Compensation would cover the costs of any injuries that you might suffer while […]
- What Are the Most Common Workers Compensation Claims?
September 19, 2022Read More
Workers’ Compensation provides benefits that cover medical treatment and more for workers who have been hurt on the job. Out of the many types of workplace injuries that happen across different industries, some of the most common are sprains and strains, contusions, lacerations, burns, and punctures. Sprains and Strains This category encompasses musculoskeletal disorders, such […]
- Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits for a Mental Condition?
September 14, 2022Read More
Approximately one in five Americans experience some form of mental illness. Left untreated, anxiety, depression, and stress can interfere with your daily tasks, relationships, and overall quality of life. Mental health conditions can also have an enormous impact on a person’s ability to handle all of the responsibilities that come with their job. In some […]
- How Long After a Slip and Fall Accident Should I Be Sore?
September 12, 2022Read More
Slip and fall accidents are common, and a leading cause of nonfatal injuries. According to the Mayo Clinic, over 10 million people are injured in slip and fall accidents each year. One in four adults aged 65 and older suffer slip and fall accidents annually, with over 3 million senior citizens visiting emergency rooms every […]
- What Are Common Injuries Among Electricians?
September 07, 2022Read More
Work-related electrocution accidents happen more often than you think, and they happen in all industries. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International, electrical hazards cause more than 300 deaths and 4,000 injuries each year among the U.S. workforce. Electrocution is the sixth leading cause of workplace deaths in America. Even though electrocution happens to many […]
- What Are Some Safety Tips for Crossing Guards?
August 29, 2022Read More
School crossing guards are essential to the safety of all school children. It is a demanding and dangerous job, and many crossing guards suffer catastrophic injuries and even death in the course of duty. The most common non-fatal crossing guard injuries are fractures, sprains, and strains due to slip and fall accidents. In New Jersey, […]
- What Types of Injuries Are Seen in the Tech Industry?
August 22, 2022Read More
While working in front of a computer might be safer than a high-risk job that requires wearing gear like safety helmets, masks, or goggles, those in the tech industry also face hazards that can lead to injury. These problems might not be immediately visible and can take longer to develop, but some injuries can be […]
- What Are Common Types of Workplace Hand Injuries?
August 17, 2022Read More
Certain industries present greater workplace dangers than others. Most people think of construction as a dangerous industry, and it is, but it is not the only place where workers can get injured on the job. Hand injuries can happen at any job. Whether you are typing all day or working with heavy equipment, your hands […]
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