Kessler, DiGiovanni & Jesuele, LLP

Injury attorneys in Westfield, New Jersey

9 posts tagged "Workers Comp"

  • What Is My Workers' Compensation Case Worth? (Updated for 2017)

    Posted on January 10, 2017 by Vincent Jesuele
    It's the question that every injured worker wants answered: "What is my workers' compensation case worth?" In New Jersey, there are three kinds of payments in a workers' compensation case: Payment of medical bills necessary to "cure and relieve" you of the effects of your injury. However, your…
  • Hurt On The Job? These Are Your Rights.

    Posted on November 26, 2013 by Vincent Jesuele
    Workers’ compensation is a “no fault” insurance program that provides, medical treatment, wage replacement, and permanent disability compensation to employees who suffer job-related injuries or illnesses. In New Jersey, virtually every employer is required to carry workers’ compensation insurance…
  • What Is My Workers' Compensation Case Worth?

    Posted on March 07, 2013 by Vincent Jesuele
    It's the question that every injured worker wants answered: "What is my workers' compensation case worth?" In New Jersey, there are two kinds of payments in a workers' compensation case: Temporary disability , paid while you cannot work because of your injury. It is paid at 70% of your weekly wage…
  • Is It Workers' Compensation or Workers Compensation?

    Posted on February 25, 2013 by Vincent Jesuele
    I've noticed that there seems to be a lot of confusion about the apostrophe in the phrase "workers compensation". I've seen "workers compensation", "workers' compensation", and even "worker's compensation". So which is correct? Well, it depends on who you ask. In both New Jersey and New York…
  • Am I Eligible For Workers Compensation In New Jersey?

    Posted on December 17, 2012 by Vincent Jesuele
    It can happen that a person's employment takes place in more than one state. For example, you might be on the clock working for a company based in New York on a highway in New Jersey headed to a job site in Pennsylvania when you get into a car accident. Generally, if you're involved in an automobile…
  • How Does Workers Compensation Work?

    Posted on November 28, 2012 by Vincent Jesuele
    When I'm speaking with a new client, they want to know: how does workers compensation work? In this post I'm going to briefly outline the steps a claim follows from injury to compensation and beyond. Workers' compensation begins when a worker is injured on the job. In New Jersey, where I practice…
  • Shoulder Injuries

    Posted on August 24, 2012 by Vincent Jesuele
    It’s a typical afternoon at work and you’re busy stocking shelves with merchandise. You strain as you reach overhead to place a particularly heavy item on the shelf. Suddenly a sharp, searing pain cuts through your shoulder, causing you to cry out in agony. After the initial burst of pain subsides…
  • The Workers' Guide to Workers Compensation in New Jersey

    Posted on August 10, 2012 by Vincent Jesuele
    The following summary of workers compensation benefits presents a general outline of the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation system. For further details, the worker should consult a licensed attorney in the State of New Jersey with expertise in workers’ compensation cases. Whenever a worker is injured…
  • 5 Steps to Follow When Injured at Work

    Posted on July 19, 2012 by Vincent Jesuele
    Let’s face it: a lot of us work in dangerous jobs – construction, manufacturing, warehousing. And a lot of us work in not-so-dangerous jobs – offices, schools, medical facilities. The truth is that in almost 30 years of handling workers compensation cases, I have seen very severe injuries in both…