Most people don’t think that they will get injured on the job, but it does happen and it happens more often than you’d expect. Every year, over 3 million injuries and illnesses related to workplace injuries are reported by companies about their employees. Whether it’s a severe injury obtained while working on a construction site or a less significant injury obtained while working in an office, it is important to know the steps you need to take after a workplace accident occurs.
Some of the most common workplace injuries that are reported in NJ include:
One of the most important things that you should know about workplace injuries is that if your injuries are self-inflicted, you will not receive compensation for your wounds. If an employee was responsible for starting a fight, these injuries are considered self-inflicted. Another scenario is if the employee was found to have injured themselves in hopes of filing a fraudulent claim to obtain compensation, they will also not receive any.
If you were injured at work, you are entitled to strong legal representation from an experienced workers’ compensation attorney in New Jersey. It is important to our firm that you receive the compensation that you are eligible to receive in the event that you were injured on the job. Our firm can assist you in filing your claims and fighting for what you deserve. Contact The Mark Law Firm to schedule a free consultation for a workplace injury in New Jersey.