Two construction workers were recently involved in an incident at work that resulted in both suffering injuries. The incident occurred in Hudson County on a recent Friday in January. When New Jersey workers suffer injuries while at work, they are legally entitled to submit claims for workers' compensation benefits.
A recent construction accident involving a crane claimed the life of a construction worker. The accident occurred at a construction site located out of state on a recent Wednesday morning in January. When New Jersey workers die as a result of a work injury, their dependents typically file for workers' compensation death benefits.
A worker was air-lifted to a hospital by helicopter after a section of a wall that he had been dismantling fell on him. The accident took place on a recent Tuesday morning in December in a warehouse located in another state. When similar construction accidents occur in New Jersey, the worker is typically entitled to file a workers' compensation claim for benefits.
A construction worker was killed in an out-of-state job site accident recently. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is now investigating the causes of the worker's death. When workers are killed on the job in New Jersey, their loved ones are typically entitled to submit a workers' compensation claim for death benefits to help them with various financial matters related to victim's passing.
Some New Jersey residents are involved in lines of work where the chance of becoming injured while performing their job responsibilities is greater than the average employee. One of these lines of work is law enforcement. Between chasing down suspects and operating vehicles at high rates of speed at times, the chance for injury is great. Luckily, injured police officers can file workers' compensation claims to lessen some of the hardship incurred if an accident occurs.
Work accidents at New Jersey construction sites happen with such frequency that they seem to be a fact of everyday life. Due to the use of heavy equipment, the heights to which workers must often climb as well as other dangerous aspects of construction work, it is no wonder that accidents occur -- even on the safest of job sites. A recent construction accident resulted in a worker being injured and may lead the individual to file for workers' compensation.
Nearly every New Jersey driver has experienced the terrible sensation on the road of realizing that he or she may not be able to stop in time to avoid colliding with something. Unfortunately, such car accidents can cause serious damage to other vehicles, severe injuries to vehicle occupants, pedestrians or cyclists. After a recent car accident, one crossing guard is lucky to be alive. As she struggles to get better, she will may be comforted by the fact that she is likely eligible for workers' compensation benefits.
In some lines of work in New Jersey, the risk of injury often goes hand in hand with a worker's job responsibilities. Some lines of work, however, include an increased chance of suffering a serious, or sometimes fatal, injury. A construction worker was recently fatally injured on the job, according to the authorities. As a result, it is possible that the individual's loved ones may file a workers' compensation claim in order to lessen some of the financial setbacks often associated with a fatal work injury.
Because of the dangerous nature of construction work and the negligence of some highway drivers, many transportation workers face serious injury, or even death, each year. As a result, states have passed laws to limit speeds in construction zones in an effort to keep the roadways safer for workers. Despite these efforts, many highway workers still incur serious injury annually and, as a result, seek workers' compensation.
Being involved in a car accident is never fun for anyone. Whether one is at fault or not, between damages sustained to one's vehicle and injuries, the repercussions can be felt both financially and physically for a long time after a wreck. Two New Jersey police officers, who were already aware of the consequences of drunk driving accidents, now know firsthand how damaging they can be.