Appealing your Workers Compensation Decision

Did you lose your comp case? Are you worried about your workers compensation hearing coming up? Do you have to testify in your own workers compensation case? What do you need to communicate to the judge? How to successfully testify in your workers compensation case? What is the judge looking […] Read more »

Do you need new treatment and an increase in your disability award?

Do you want to reopen your workers compensation case? Did your attorney preserve your right to reopen your case in the future? Submitted by New Jersey Workers Compensation Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In this case the worker/petitioner wanted to reopen his old workers compensation case and seek additional psychiatric disability for […] Read more »

Can Injured Volunteer Firefighters or Police Officers Get Disability Benefits?

Submitted by New Jersey Workers Compensation Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. If I am a volunteer firefighter or police officer and I am injured during a official call I am I able to obtain temporary disability benefits? As a volunteer firefighter can I can’t temporary disability benefits if I am injured during […] Read more »

Know the questions that need to be asked if you are injured on the job!!

JOHN DUTCHER,  v. PEDRO PEDEIRO and BLACK ROCK ENTERPRISES, LLC,SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, APPELLATE DIVISION, DOCKET NO. A-1088-16T3 Were you injured on your job? Who were you working for at the time? Who’s employee injured you? Were you injured by a co-worker? Do you know who your co-worker was […] Read more »

Injured at Work? Has Your Employer Provided Authorized Medical Treatment?

Van Artsdalen vs. Schiavone Construction Have you been injured at work? Do you have a Worker’s Compensation attorney? Has your employer provided authorized medical treatment? Submitted by New Jersey Worker’s Compensation Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In this case the attorney hired an expert to testify with regards to the employees disability […] Read more »

What Do I Have to Do When I Reopen My Worker Comp Case That I Settled Less Than 2 Years Ago?

Submitted by New Jersey Workers Compensation Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In this case the Appellate Division addressed and increase in disability claimed by the petitioner Mr. Roy. The central issue was the proper handling of the case by the petitioners attorney and the arguments the defense attorney raised.  In this case […] Read more »

Successfully handling a occupational Worker’s Compensation claim

Submitted by New Jersey Workers Compensation Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Has your attorney met with you in his office and prepare you for your testimony in front of the judge?  Are you prepared and comfortable to communicate to the judge how your work related injury is physically impairing you and affected […] Read more »

I was not on duty but I went to work and fell in the parking lot. Am I able to make a Worker’s Compensation claim?

Submitted by New Jersey Workers Compensation Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. This very important recent decision reiterates and clarifies the benefits employees who go into work on their day off to help their employer and get injured in the process are entitled to under new Jersey Workes Compensation law. In this case […] Read more »

How Did My Employer Know I was Lying about Where I Drove?

Longstreet v. County of Mercer, (App.Div. June 20, 2017) (8pp.) Submitted by New Jersey Workers Compensation Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Modern technology has vastly improved safety technology in vehicles.  This includes the use of GPS.  Employers can now track a company vehicle’s movements, when it stops, how long it rests, and […] Read more »

Why Can’t I Sue My Employer If I am Injured at Work?

31-2-3477 Innarella v. Wedgewood Condominium Association, Inc. , N.J. Super. App. Div. (per curiam) (11 pp.) Submitted by New Jersey Workers Comp Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Most workplace accidents are covered by Worker’s Compensation.  This statutory scheme forbids injured employees from suing their employers and in return, they are guaranteed certain […] Read more »