Workers' Compensation

At MalamutLaw, we are recognized as an experienced workers’ compensation law firm. Our dedicated lawyers specialize in representing clients who have suffered work injuries, ensuring they receive rightful compensation. We know that dealing with a work injury can be overwhelming, which is why we are committed to providing our clients with the support and advocacy they need during this challenging time. Our approach is client-focused, ensuring that every individual we represent receives personalized attention and expert legal guidance.

We are dedicated workers’ compensation lawyers serving NJ, specializing in helping clients navigate the complexities of workers’ comp claims. Our experienced attorneys understand the challenges you face following a work injury. We are committed to ensuring that you receive fair compensation for your injuries, including medical expenses and lost wages. Our goal is to alleviate the stress and burden that comes with work-related injuries.

Workers Compensation

We Handle:

Workplace Injuries and Accidents

Workers’ Compensation Reopeners

What Benefits Am I Entitled To Under Workers’ Compensation?​

Under workers’ compensation, you are entitled to various benefits if you’ve been injured on the job. Our attorneys at MalamutLaw can help you understand and claim these benefits, which typically include medical expenses, income replacement, and rehabilitation costs. We ensure that your claim comprehensively covers all the necessary aspects of your injury and recovery process. Our goal is to maximize the benefits you receive, allowing you to focus on your recovery without financial worry.

In addition to covering medical expenses and lost wages, workers’ compensation may also provide disability benefits, whether temporary or permanent, depending on the severity of your injury. Our lawyers are skilled in assessing the extent of your injuries and advocating for appropriate compensation. We work diligently to ensure that all eligible benefits are claimed, including vocational rehabilitation if you’re unable to return to your previous job due to your injury.

Our Team Fights For Your Rights & Ensures You Receive the Compensation You Deserve

At MalamutLaw our workers’ compensation attorneys are committed to fighting for the rights of injured workers. We understand the tactics that insurance companies and employers might use to minimize compensation, and we are prepared to counter them effectively. Our team is dedicated to ensuring that your claim is handled fairly and that you receive the compensation you are entitled to. We advocate for your best interests, both in negotiations and, if necessary, in court.

Our approach involves a detailed analysis of your case, gathering evidence, and building a strong argument for your compensation claim. We keep our clients informed throughout the process, providing clear guidance and support. We would be happy to help you pursue justice and recover the compensation you deserve. Even if your initial claim was denied, we encourage you to meet with us to make sure that you know what all of your options are.

Schedule an appointment with our team and connect with legal counsel for workers’ comp cases or reach out for help from our personal injury lawyers today. 

Common Injuries Leading To Workers’ Compensation Claims:

    • Back and Spinal Injuries: Often resulting from heavy lifting or falls, leading to long-term pain and mobility issues.
    • Repetitive Strain Injuries: Repetitive strain injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome are common in office settings due to repetitive motions.
    • Construction Accidents: This leads to a range of injuries from falls, machinery accidents, and exposure to hazardous materials.
    • Head Trauma: Including concussions and traumatic brain injuries, often occurring in workplaces with a risk of falling objects.
    • Chemical Exposure: Can cause respiratory issues and other long-term health problems, especially in industrial environments. 

Trust Our Workers’ Compensation Attorneys​

If you’re dealing with a work-related injury reach out to MalamutLaw. Navigating the complexities of a workers’ compensation claim can be daunting, but you don’t have to face it alone. Let our experienced attorneys guide you through the process with expertise and dedication. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with our team.

Are you facing other challenges in the workplace? Reach out to our employment lawyers to learn how we can help you today.

Workers’ compensation in NJ covers a wide range of work-related injuries. Whether the injury occurred at a work site or as a result of work activities, you may be eligible for compensation. Some of the most common types of injuries that we handle include:

  • Repetitive Stress Injuries: Injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome, resulting from repetitive tasks, are covered.
  • Accidents on the Work Site: This includes slips, trips, falls, or being struck by objects.
  • Construction Site Accidents: Injuries occurring on construction sites, often due to heavy machinery or falls, are covered.
  • Chemical Exposure: If you suffer an illness due to exposure to hazardous materials at work, you are covered under workers’ comp.
  • Mental Stress Injuries: Psychological conditions resulting from work-related stress or traumatic events are also recognized.

It’s crucial to understand that workers’ compensation is designed to cover these and other types of work-related injuries.

  • Filing a workers’ compensation claim in NJ involves several important steps:

    1. Report the Injury: Inform your employer about the accident and injury as soon as possible.
    2. Seek Medical Attention: Get medical treatment immediately and ensure all injuries are documented.
    3. Documentation: Keep detailed records of the accident, including where, when, and how it occurred.
    4. File a Claim: Your employer should provide you with a workers’ compensation claim form to fill out.
    5. Submit the Claim: Once the form is completed, submit it to your employer or their insurance carrier.
    6. Follow-up: Ensure that your employer has filed the claim with their insurance company.
    7. Consult an Attorney: Contact our workers’ compensation lawyers to guide you through the process and protect your rights.

    Following these steps helps ensure that your claim is processed smoothly.

Workers’ compensation provides various benefits for work-related injuries. These benefits are designed to cover both the immediate and long-term effects of a work injury. Some of the most common benefits we help our clients recover include:

  • Medical Expenses: Coverage for all necessary medical treatments related to the work injury.
  • Lost Wages: Compensation for wages lost due to time off work for recovery.
  • Rehabilitation Costs: Includes physical therapy and other rehabilitation expenses.
  • Disability Benefits: Compensation for temporary or permanent disabilities resulting from the accident.
  • Death Benefits: In the case of fatal accidents, benefits are provided to the dependents of the deceased worker.

Understanding these benefits can help you grasp the full extent of the support available through workers’ compensation.

Yes, there is a time limit for filing a workers’ compensation claim In NJ, this time limit is two years. It’s crucial to file your claim promptly to ensure that you receive the benefits you are entitled to. Delaying can result in the denial of your claim. Our attorneys at Malamut Law can help you understand these deadlines and ensure that your claim is filed promptly. 

If you need other legal assistance do not hesitate to reach out to our labor and employment lawyers serving NJ for help. Contact us to learn more about our services.

Contact Us

If you’ve suffered a work-related injury, contact Malamut Law for expert legal guidance. Our dedicated workers’ compensation lawyers are ready to assist you in securing fair compensation and benefits for your injuries. We handle all types of workers’ comp cases, including those involving accidents and injuries on the work site. Reach out to us today for a consultation, and let us help you navigate the complexities of your workers’ compensation claim. 

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Contact MalamutLaw today to schedule a consultation for us to discuss your specific situation.

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