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New Jersey Healthcare Worker Injury Lawyers

New Jersey Healthcare Worker Injury Lawyers

Nurse Injury Attorneys in Cherry Hill, NJ Fights to Protect the Rights of Healthcare Workers Who Have Suffered Injuries and Illnesses on the Job in Camden County, Gloucester County, Burlington County, and Throughout NJ

Are you a healthcare worker who has suffered an injury or an illness in the course or scope of your job? If so, you should not have to bear the financial costs of your recovery. Let the New Jersey healthcare worker injury lawyers from DiTomaso Law advocate for your rights to the benefits and compensation you are entitled to under the law. For over 25 years, our firm has successfully advocated on behalf of hardworking people who have fallen victim to work-related injuries and illnesses. We are not afraid to back down from the tough cases that other lawyers turn away. Our legal team’s past experience includes working on both sides of injury cases, giving us a critical insight into how insurance companies handle claims that we now use to prepare effective case strategies for our clients. 

Reach out to DiTomaso Law for a free initial claim review to discuss your legal options for financial recovery with our nurse injury attorneys in Cherry Hill, NJ. Let our firm fight to get you the financial resources and justice you deserve after suffering injuries or illness due to your work. 

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Common Injuries and Illnesses Suffered by Healthcare Workers

Examples of injuries and illnesses that healthcare workers can suffer due to their jobs include:

  • Lacerations and puncture wounds
  • Dislocated joints
  • Ligament, tendon, or muscle injuries
  • Repetitive stress injuries
  • Nerve damage
  • Herniated disc injury
  • Overexertion injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries and paralysis
  • Head and facial injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Contracting communicable disease, such as COVID-19 or bloodborne infections
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Legal Options for Financial Compensation for Nurses and Healthcare Workers Hurt in the Course of Employment

Healthcare workers who suffer work-related injuries and illnesses may be entitled to pursue workers’ compensation benefits from their employer. Available benefits in the New Jersey workers’ compensation system include:

  • Medical benefits – Pays for the costs of reasonable, necessary medical treatment and rehabilitation of a work injury or occupational illness
  • Temporary disability benefits – Reimburses up to 70 percent of a worker’s average weekly wage (subject to state maximums and minimum) for days a worker misses from their job due to their injury or illness
  • Permanent partial disability benefits – If a worker suffers a permanent loss of bodily function but can still work, these benefits compensate the worker for the lost function, with the specific benefit amount based on the body part or function involved and the degree of impairment
  • Permanent total disability benefits – If a worker remains unable to return to employment after exhausting temporary disability benefits, these benefits continue partial wage replacement benefit so long as the worker cannot return to the workforce

In addition, a healthcare worker who suffers a work injury or occupational illness due to the negligence of a third-party may have the right to file a workers’ compensation claim to recover financial compensation for:

  • Costs of medical treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses suffered on the job
  • Costs of long-term health care or personal care if injuries or illnesses result in permanent disability or impairment
  • Ongoing loss of wages from missed work, or loss of future earning capacity and job benefits due to permanent disability
  • Pain and suffering
  • Reduced quality and enjoyment of life due to disability or disfigurement

How Will Our New Jersey Healthcare Worker Injury Lawyers Help You Secure Financial Recovery After Being Hurt at Work?

At DiTomaso Law, we work diligently to protect the rights of hardworking nurses and other healthcare professionals who suffer injuries and illnesses due to their work. Turn to our firm for help with all the details of preparing and pursuing your legal claims for compensation. Our experienced nurse injury attorneys in Cherry Hill, NJ, will handle:

  • Investigating the circumstances of your work injury or illness to determine your legal options for seeking financial recovery, whether through a workers’ compensation claim or by pursuing personal injury claims against responsible third parties
  • Documenting the expenses and losses you incur due to your injuries or illness to ensure you receive full compensation
  • Working with expert witnesses to help establish your injury or disability as well as your future anticipated medical needs and expenses
  • Aggressively pursuing the financial resources you need for your recovery by fighting to get you the workers’ comp benefits you are entitled to, or by taking your claims to court and trial if necessary

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Contact DiTomaso Law for a Free Case Evaluation to Go Over Your Legal Options with Our Dedicated Nurse Injury Attorneys in Cherry Hill, NJ

Don’t wait to get started on recovering the financial benefits and compensation you may be entitled to. Contact our firm today for a free, no-obligation consultation to speak with our New Jersey healthcare worker injury lawyers about how our firm can help guide you through the claims process to ensure you recover from a work-related injury or illness.

New Jersey Healthcare Worker Injury Lawyers Answer Frequently Asked Questions About Healthcare Worker Injuries in New Jersey

What is workers’ compensation?

What is covered under workers’ compensation?

What workers’ compensation benefits are available?

What should I do after a work accident in order to pursue workers’ compensation?

Can I sue an employer or another employee for my workplace accident?

Can I file a claim if I contracted a disease from a patient I was treating?

The New Jersey workers’ compensation also provides benefits for illnesses or medical conditions, including COVID-19, that you develop in the course and scope of your employment. If you can establish that you contracted an illness on the job, you may be entitled to workers’ comp. Turn to the nurse injury attorneys in Cherry Hill, NJ, from DiTomaso Law to investigate your claim and build a persuasive case to show your eligibility for workers’ comp.

How long do I have to file for compensation for a work-related injury or illness?

To apply for workers’ compensation benefits, you must notify your employer of your work injury or occupational illness within 90 days of the date that you were injured or were diagnosed with an occupational illness. But to maximize your benefits from the first date that you missed work, you should notify your employer of your workers’ comp claim as soon as possible. If you need to file a formal claim petition with the state for workers’ comp benefits, you have two years from the date of your injury or onset of illness. In addition, if you have a personal injury claim against a third party at fault for your work injury, you have two years from the date of your injury to file a lawsuit.

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