Workers' Compensation Claims In New Jersey

AN OVERVIEW

  • Worker's Compensation  generally refers to any and all work injuries and accidents.  Both specific accidents and occupational exposures (over a period of time or use) are covered.  
  • Generally, employers in New Jersey are required to carry  Workers' Compensation Insurance.  The employer must complete a form (First Report) when any employee is injured.  The employer directly or through it's insurance carrier must provide necessary medical attention.
  • If the injured worker loses a certain amount of time from work, as directed by the employer's designated treating doctor, the employer may owe temporary disability benefits.  These benefits depend upon the employee's wage, are paid at a percentage, and are up to a State maximum.  
  • When the employer's designated doctor concludes that the injured worker is no longer temporarily disabled or that he or she has reached the maximum benefit of medical treatment, medical treatment or those temporary benefits will generally cease.  If the injured worker, called the Petitioner, disagrees with the decision of the treating doctor, the Petitioner has rights to challenge said decisions.  At this point a Petitioner may need expert legal counsel.  
  • The remaining significant issue of Permanent Disability is next to be addressed.  This aspect of a claim requires a competent Workers' Compensation Attorney, for the best results.  

CERTIFIED WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW ATTORNEY

WE WORK HARD TO GET YOU GREAT RESULTS

Salvatore Marabondo is the only attorney with Jersey City offices who is Certified By The Supreme Court Of NJ As A Workers' Compensation Law Attorney.  He was the Managing Attorney of  Workers' Compensation for the Cigna Property & Casualty Insurance Companies for Northern NJ.  


He has over 31 years of trial experience, dealing with these types of cases.  He speaks at seminars and has lectured to attorneys and insurance personnel on NJ Law and on the handling of cases. 


Salvatore Marabondo has been designated as a Super Lawyer in the field of Workers' Compensation and Personal Injury Litigation every year since 2009 (visit Superpages.com). 


There is no charge for an initial consultation, and no legal fees unless we obtain results for you!  Let Mr. Marabondo's expertise and knowledge of the Law and of the system work for you and to your advantage.

HOW DOES AN ATTORNEY BECOME A CERTIFIED WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW ATTORNEY?

  • One must fulfill continuing legal education requirements;
  • One must be a member of the Bar for a minimum of five years; 
  • One must show that they have actively participated in the preparation and pursuance of numerous litigated matters;
  • One must pass a written exam which specifically addresses workers' compensation practice issues and procedures;
  • One must submit peer attorney and Judge references from those who would attest, acknowledge and confirm the attorney's skills, ethics and character;
  • One must show that they've completed the mandatory number of trials and Total Disability Cases, and that they have personally handled several hundred cases in a several year time period. 
  • Certifications assist the consumer in identifying those attorneys who have reached a high level of competence and experience within a particular or specialized practice of law.  Salvatore Marabondo is Certified By The Supreme Court Of New Jersey As A Workers' Compensation Law Attorney.

ISSUES YOUR LAWYER & THE COURT WILL CONSIDER

  • When dealing with Workers' Compensation Claims in New Jersey, many issues are to be considered and developed to properly evaluate and prepare your case. You should have an attorney experienced with work accidents and Injuries In New Jersey.  We will discuss these issues and concerns with you, so that we can properly advise you. We will guide you through the process and prepare you for each step regarding the handling and resolution of your case.
  • Also note that some rights and/or benefits for Workers' Compensation Claims In New Jersey may vary depending on whether or not the injured worker is of the age of majority or a minor, is a full time employee, or a part-time employee, the salary earned, and other factors.  We will ask you the appropriate questions, and address you concerns.