Malamut & Associates

March 28, 2018

What are the Needed Criteria to Qualify for SSI/SSDI Benefits?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income Benefits (SSI) are both federal programs created to provide for the needs of people with disabilities. They’re […]
March 21, 2018

Who is at Fault if a Drunk Driver has been Overserved?

Have you ever sat at a bar and watched another patron throw back drink after drink and get more and more clearly intoxicated? Have you ever […]
March 20, 2018

The Effects of PTSD on First Responders Are Cumulative

When people think of the type of work disability that may affect first responders, they tend to envision the most obvious physical injuries: gunshots for police […]
March 7, 2018

Who Is Responsible if a Passenger is Injured as a Result of Turbulence?

Have you ever been mid-journey on a plane flight and gotten up to go to the bathroom, only to have the flight attendant ask you to […]
March 7, 2018

Is Your Workers’ Compensation Insurer Compelled to Release Your Full Medical History to Your Employer?

At some point in the process of filing a workers’ compensation claim, you are likely to come across a form indicating that you give the workers’ […]
February 26, 2018

Alternatives to Opioids for Pain Management after a Workers’ Compensation Claim

When a person is injured on the job, they are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits may include the costs of medical treatment and compensation […]
February 14, 2018

From Staph to MRSA: Explaining Hospital-Associated Infections (HAI)

Most people go to the hospital with the understanding that even though it may be unpleasant, they’re there to get better. But an astonishing number of […]
February 7, 2018

You’ve Been Falsely Accused of Workers’ Compensation Fraud. What Do You Do?

Workers’ compensation is a form of no-fault insurance, specifically provided to make sure that employees do not suffer financially if they are hurt on the job. […]
January 23, 2018

Applying for Veterans Disability Compensation in New Jersey

When you serve in the military, you do so knowing full well that you are putting your life and health on the line. Of those who […]
January 12, 2018

Will Applying for Workers’ Compensation Affect Your Union Status?

If you are a member of a union and you are injured on the job, you may be concerned about whether going out on disability will […]
May 23, 2018

What Are the Terms and Conditions of PTI in New Jersey?

New Jersey’s Pretrial Intervention Program offers specific defendants the ability to avoid a criminal conviction and instead enter into a supervised program that has the potential […]
April 20, 2018

How Do I Qualify for Work Disability in New Jersey?

Few people think about what would happen if they were suddenly hurt or became so sick that they couldn’t return to work, but it is an […]
April 20, 2018

What are the Benefits to New Jersey Drug Courts for those Accused of Drug Offenses?

The country is struggling through an epidemic of opioid addiction, and that crisis is manifested throughout our society in many ways, including drug-related crimes. In an […]
April 12, 2018

How Might New Jersey Traffic Laws be Amended if Recreational Marijuana Use is Legalized?

With the election of a new governor in the state of New Jersey comes the promise of big changes in many different policy areas. Phil Murphy […]
April 10, 2018

What Industry has the Highest Rate of Workers’ Compensation Claims?

Accidents and injuries can happen any time and, in any place, and that includes on the job. Where homeowners’ insurance policies, auto insurance and liability insurance provide […]
April 4, 2018

Does Warmer Weather Coincide with Increased Pedestrian and Vehicle Accidents?

While it seems as if winter is holding on for dear life in our region, there’s no doubt that we’re seeing glimmers of spring. The sun […]
March 28, 2018

What are the Needed Criteria to Qualify for SSI/SSDI Benefits?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income Benefits (SSI) are both federal programs created to provide for the needs of people with disabilities. They’re […]
March 21, 2018

Who is at Fault if a Drunk Driver has been Overserved?

Have you ever sat at a bar and watched another patron throw back drink after drink and get more and more clearly intoxicated? Have you ever […]
March 20, 2018

The Effects of PTSD on First Responders Are Cumulative

When people think of the type of work disability that may affect first responders, they tend to envision the most obvious physical injuries: gunshots for police […]