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Navigating Workers’ Compensation 

Workers Compensation Attorney 

If you’ve been injured on the job in New Jersey, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. However, the process of obtaining these benefits can be complex and confusing. That’s where a workers’ compensation attorney can help.

Navigate the legal system 

A workers’ compensation attorney specializes in helping injured workers navigate the often-complicated workers’ compensation system. They can help you understand your rights, file a claim, negotiate with insurance companies, and appeal a denied claim.

When choosing a workers’ compensation attorney, it’s important to find someone with experience in this area of law such as the lawyers at Rispoli & Borneo P.C. Look for an attorney who has handled cases similar to yours and has a track record of success. You’ll also want to make sure they are familiar with the Workers’ Compensation Act and the procedures involved in filing a claim.

Help file a claim

One of the first things your attorney will do is help you file a claim with your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier. They can also help you gather the necessary medical records and evidence to support your claim. This may include medical bills, doctor’s notes, and witness statements.

Work with an insurance company

Once your claim is filed, your attorney can negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf. They can advocate for your right to receive all of the benefits you are entitled to under the law, including medical treatment, lost wages, and disability payments.

In some cases, the insurance company may deny your claim. If this happens, your attorney can help you file an appeal. This may involve a hearing before a workers’ compensation judge, and your attorney can represent you during this process.

Understand your rights 

Another important role of a workers’ compensation attorney is to help you understand your rights and obligations under the law. For example, you may be required to attend medical appointments or undergo a medical examination to determine the extent of your injuries. Your attorney can help you navigate these requirements and ensure that you are following the proper procedures.

Personal injury claim

In addition to helping you obtain workers’ compensation benefits, your attorney may also be able to help you pursue a personal injury claim if your injury was caused by the negligence of a third party. For example, if you were injured in a car accident while on the job, your attorney may be able to help you file a lawsuit against the at-fault driver.

Varying types of benefits

A workers’ compensation attorney can also help you understand the different types of benefits available under the law. For example, you may be entitled to temporary disability benefits if you are unable to work due to your injury, or permanent disability benefits if your injury is permanent and affects your ability to work in the future. In some cases, you may also be entitled to vocational rehabilitation benefits, which can help you get back to work by providing job training and placement services. Your attorney can help you understand what benefits you may be entitled to and how to obtain them.

If you’ve been injured on the job, don’t hesitate to reach out to a workers’ compensation attorney. They can provide the guidance and support you need to navigate the complicated workers’ compensation system and obtain the benefits you deserve. With their help, you can focus on your recovery and get back to work as soon as possible.

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Client Testimonials

As a disabled claimant, I can’t thank Hurwitz, Whitcher & Molloy enough for guiding me through these past fourteen years. No one else wanted my Workers’ Compensation case. No one! It was complicated. There were a lot of issues that made things difficult. They stuck with it well over a decade with preparedness, intelligence and grace. Mister Melvyn, he’s a good guy. Cathy, she’s so amazing.

- Salli B.

I became a client of the Hurwitz firm in May of 1997 due to injuries I received while I was a meat cutter at I. Isenberg Meats in Buffalo, New York. Since my first encounter with your firm and up until the present day, I have been entirely satisfied with the way your firm has treated me.

- William C.

Thank you for all you do throughout the year. I know I’m in the hands of the best compensation lawyers who really care!! God bless you all.

- Michelle A.

If you are injured at work and need a workers’ comp attorney, you need Hurwitz, Whitcher & Molloy. They are the ‘King Pins’ of all comp attorneys. You will be taken care of every step of the way. I am a very satisfied client!

- Richard B.