Workplace injury benefits in Atlantic County
cover any injury, injuries sustained because of working conditions, or death sustained while working
on-the-job. Employers are required to carry insurance coverage for every employee, and the
amount of coverage is the same regardless of duty, industry, or profession.
New Jersey workers compensation law, you are entitled to 70% of your salary while you are recovering
and unable to work. An Atlantic County workers'
comp settlement will include other benefits. All medical bills will be paid by the
employer and depending upon the disability, you may be eligible to receive a lump settlement.
Other benefits you may receive are temporary or permanent disability compensation, replacement of
lost wages, physical rehabilitation costs, and death benefits for surviving dependents.
Workplace injury benefits are extremely comprehensive in New Jersey. Workplace injuries
can range from a minor slip and fall to fatal accidents. Compensation can include monies awarded for
occupational injuries resulting from environmental workplace conditions or repetitive movement
injuries. When the workplace accident results in death, eligible dependents will
receive weekly compensation, payment of burial expenses, and medical expenses.
A word of
caution: Since employers are required to carry insurance coverage, employers and insurance
providers work together to select the medical provider of their choice for your treatment and
recovery. They may try to underestimate the true extent of your injuries to pay as little as
It is in your best interest to find specialized Atlantic City wage claim
lawyers who can explain the laws and your rights, and fight insurance providers for the workers'
comp settlement you deserve. Call the experienced workers compensation
attorneys of Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Warrington at 888-675-7607 to set up a
free legal consultation.