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Distribution center injuries? Workers' compensation will help

New Jersey workers who earn their incomes from working in distribution centers face many safety hazards. Although they may find comfort in knowing that they will be entitled to workers' compensation benefits if they should suffer on-the-job injuries, that is something most workers would rather not wish to happen. Safety authorities say good housekeeping can help prevent workplace accidents.

Workers' compensation covers heat-related illnesses

When the weather service recently predicted a heat wave to occur in some parts of New Jersey, employers were once again reminded that incidents of heat stroke are emergencies and that precautions must be taken to protect employees. Every summer, employees who suffered heat-related illnesses rely on the workers' compensation insurance program to cover medical bills and lost wages. This time, three days of excessive heat with temperatures going up to 101 degrees Fahrenheit was predicted.

Flash fire leads to workers' compensation and 3rd-party claims

When an employee in New Jersey suffers serious occupational injuries or dies in a workplace accident, financial relief is available. Injured workers or surviving family members of those who lost their lives are entitled to claim benefits from the workers' compensation insurance program. However, if there is evidence of gross negligence by the employer or defective equipment, third party claims may be filed.

Is filing a workers' compensation claim always necessary?

Were you injured at work? Are you wondering if it's necessary to file a workers' compensation claim? Each injury is unique, even if your injury seems minor; you should consider filing a workers' compensation claim.

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