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Can You Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits For Osteoarthritis?

By Michael P. Burakoff |

When people think of workplace accidents, they may imagine incidents such as slips and falls, crush injuries caused by machinery, electrocutions, contact with chemicals, or crashes with construction equipment. A lot of workplace injuries are more subtle, though. They are overuse injuries that cause wear and tear over time, so they’re not one-time events…. Read More »

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Accidents Caused By Inadequate Training

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Many people start new jobs without adequate training. They get thrown into new positions without a solid knowledge of what they should be doing. This leads to low production and unhappy employees. Many employees don’t get sufficient safety training as well. This is a serious issue when workers get put into dangerous situations and… Read More »

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Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation For Tennis Elbow?

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Working a 40-hour week can not only be stressful and tiring but also harmful to your health. The workplace is full of dangers, causing many injuries and medical conditions. Some of them develop over time, such as carpal tunnel syndrome and tennis elbow. You may not be as familiar with tennis elbow, but it’s… Read More »

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Common Workplace Accidents

By Michael P. Burakoff |

You may think that your work environment is safe, but the truth is that many people are injured in the workplace. In fact, in 2019, there were a whopping 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries in the United States. Workplace accidents can happen for a variety of reasons. Even if you’re conscientious about being safe,… Read More »

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When Can A Workplace Accident Claim Be Denied?

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Accidents can happen anywhere — even at work. In 2019, there were approximately 69,000 nonfatal workplace accidents in New Jersey. Most of these claims are approved without incident. However, there are situations in which claims can be denied by the employer or the workers’ compensation insurer. This is likely because the case looks fraudulent… Read More »

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Slips, Trips and Falls in the Workplace

By Michael P. Burakoff |

A person can slip, trip and fall in a variety of situations, but these incidents often happen in the workplace. These workplace accidents can lead to a variety of injuries. In some cases, they can even lead to death. A slip occurs when you lose your footing. A trip is when your food catches… Read More »

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Most Dangerous Jobs in the United States

By Michael P. Burakoff |

We go to work so we can pay bills and live the kind of life we desire. While some enjoy their work, for many, it’s just a paycheck. At the very least, they expect that their workplaces will be safe. Sadly, this is not always the case. Workplace accidents are common, especially in industries… Read More »

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New Jersey Electrician Suing for $10 Million for Workplace Injuries

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Injuries in the workplace can range from minor to severe. If a person survives, they may experience lifelong injuries, such as burns, amputations and other disabilities. This was the case for a New Jersey man. The 34-year-old man was severely injured in a workplace accident in May 2019, causing severe burns and amputations. He… Read More »

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Prevent “The Fatal Four” Construction Site Accidents

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Workplace Accidents Attorneys Morristown NJ Representing Injured Workers in Morris County, Sussex County, Netcong, Dover, Denville, Parsippany, and across Northern New Jersey The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 17 percent of all deaths on business construction worksites were related to falls, according to 2017 statistics. Of the 5,147 worker fatalities in… Read More »

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Industries With The Highest Rates of On The Job Injuries

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Personal injuries that occur in the workplace are all too common.  Work-related accidents are a constant peril for workers in many industries.  They can be occurrences such as construction accidents, ladder and scaffolding accidents, motor vehicle accidents as well as slip and fall accidents, to name but a few. These incidents can also lead to countless… Read More »

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