Workers’ Compensation

//Workers’ Compensation
Workers’ Compensation 2011-04-29T08:24:47+00:00

New Jersey Occupational Exposure Injury Lawyers:

Sometimes workers are injured due to conditions inherent in their workplace.  If you have been injured due to the environment of your workplace, you may have a claim against your employer.

These types of claims include exposure to:

  • Dust
  • Vibration
  • Gases (such as benzene)
  • Extreme temperatures
  • Noise
  • Asbestos (which may cause mesothelioma)

In the event of these types of exposures, you may be entitled to lost wages, medical treatment and permanent injury.  It is important that you obtain proper counsel in these matters, as these injuries may affect your health and your ability to work in the future.

If you have suffered an occupational exposure injury, contact Geldhauser & Rizzo LLC to obtain the assistance of an qualified New Jersey occupational exposure injury attorney.

New Jersey Traumatic Induce Injury on the Job:

Many people have been injured due to an accident while working.  If you have been injured due to an accident on the job, you may be entitled to receive compensation for medical treatment, lost wages and permanent injury.  It is important to obtain an attorney experienced in this practice of the law.  New Jersey Workers Compensation is a specialized area of practice unlike many other areas of the law.  Geldhauser & Rizzo LLC can seek the maximum compensation you deserve.

Geldhauser & Rizzo LLC represents workers who are injured on the job.  The types of traumatic injuries a worker may seek compensation for include:

  • Eye injuries
  • Scarring
  • Loss of limbs
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Serious burns
  • Respiratory injury
  • Broken bones
  • Other head, neck or back injury
  • Traumatic brain injuries

In addition to a New Jersey Workers’ Compensation claim, you may also have a third party and/or personal injury case along with a workers’ compensation claim.  This type of claim would be against someone other than your employer.  Geldhauser & Rizzo LLC is experienced in handling all aspects of your workers’ compensation claim, as well as any third party claim that may arise.

New Jersey Occupational Stress Lawyer:

If the stress of your employment, due to the physical and/or mental requirements leads to a physical and/or psychological (or psychiatric) illness, you may be entitled to recover damages in the form of lost wages, medical treatment and permanent disability.

These types of claims arise from:

  • Lack of training
  • Highly demanding tasks
  • Poor workplace environment (noise, heat, humidity, lact of space, etc.)
  • Repetitive, dull work
  • Poor working relationships

These types of claims can be very difficult to prove.  You need an experienced attorney who knows the New Jersey workers’ compensation laws to proceed.  Geldhauser & Rizzo LLC has this experience.

If you would like to discuss your occupational stress situation, contact the experienced workers’ compensation attorneys at Geldhauser & Rizzo LLC for a free consultation.

New Jersey Hearing Loss Attorney:

After leaving your employment, you may notice a loss in your ability to hear or ringing in your ears.  This may be due to the noice levels at your employment.  If you are suffering from hearing loss and/or ringing, you may be entitled to medical treatment, hearing aids, permanent damages and loss of wages.

If you have noticed a loss of hearing or a ringing in your ears after you have left you employment, contact the experienced attorneys at Geldhauser & Rizzo, LLC for a free consultation.

New Jersey Total Disability Lawyer:

There may come a time where your injuries while at work, or a specific injury in itself has brought you to a place where you may never be able to work again.  In these instances, you may be entitled to total disability for the remainder of your life.

Total disability injuries can be caused by many types of accidents including:

  • Falls
  • Heavy equipment malfunction
  • Explosion
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Falling materials
  • Dangerous workplace exposure
  • The accumulation of a number of injuries over time

In these instances it is especially important to obtain experienced attorneys who know the specialized aspects of melding social security law, pension law and New Jersey Workers’ compensation law, so that you may ensure that your are receiving any and all compensation due to you.  Our attorneys have years of experience handling just these types of claims.

If you have been injured and feel that you may never return to work, contact the experienced attorneys at Geldhauser & Rizzo, LLC for a free consultation.

New Jersey Repetitive Motion Injury Lawyers:

Repetitive stress or repetitive motion injuries are becoming more and more common due to the use of computers, tools and assembly lines.

Other repetitive stress injuries due to a work environment include:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • DeQuervian’s syndrome
  • Trigger thumb
  • Tendinitis
  • Ulnar nerve entrapment
  • Bursitis
  • Epicondylitis
  • Osteoarthritis

If you have acquired one of the above, or any other injury you believe to be due to a repetitive work environment, you may be entitled to damages such as lost wages, medical treatment and  permanent compensation.

Geldhauser & Rizzo, LLC has experience with these types of claims and can help you in your recovery.

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