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Blog Posts in February, 2016

  • What is the Most Dangerous Occupation?

    Almost 6.5 million individuals work in the construction industry in the United States. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates an average of 252,000 construction sites litter the nation. Of these numbers, OSHA reported an increased number of work fatalities in the construction industry. In 2014, 874 men and women died. This makes construction worker one of the most ...
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  • Appealing a Workers’ Compensation Denial in New Jersey

    If a worker is injured while on the job or at the work site, they may be eligible for compensation. All New Jersey employers must acquire Worker’s Compensation insurance or be an approved self-insured provider. When an individual sustains an injury at work , they must report it to their supervisors, who in turn must inform their insurance carrier. The employee must file a claim within 2-years of ...
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  • $200,000 Verdict for Middlesex County Woman

    A Middlesex County jury returned a $200,000 verdict on Tuesday in New Brunswick for a Levinson Axelrod, P.A. client. While stopped in traffic, our client was injured as a result of being rear ended by a distracted driver. After the impact, the plaintiff began to develop significant neck pain, back pain and headaches. The plaintiff underwent chiropractic and physical therapy treatments, which while ...
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  • Why We See Clients Nights and Weekends

    At Levinson Axelrod we have a tradition of being available for our clients at their convenience. My father founded the firm in 1939 when WWII was right around the corner. Many of the working people that he represented in the 1940’s had no set hours and needed a lawyer nights and 7 days a week. He was there for them. The firm started in a small converted house in Perth Amboy, New Jersey and was a ...
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  • How to Report a Work Accident in New Jersey

    When an employee is injured at work, it is important that they file a report or tell a supervisor immediately. Depending on the incident and the extent of damage, the person might be eligible for compensation. New Jersey requires that all employers not covered by a federal program have workers’ compensation insurance to protect their employees. In return, injured employees cannot sue their ...
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  • Black Ice Slip and Falls: Are Property Owners Responsible?

    With the heavy storms settling into New Jersey, it is hard to avoid the snow and ice. Black ice in particular is the cause of multiple accidents and injuries that have occurred this winter. This is the phenomenon of clear ice freezing on the roads and pavement, reflecting the dark color. It can be difficult to spot, leading to many accidents. Falls can lead to sprained ankles, broken bones, and ...
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  • What You Need to Know About Black Ice

    Biting cold laces the air, snow falls blanketing the state in white powder, and the roads glisten with freezing ice. It can only mean one thing. It is winter in New Jersey. With the constant flurry of snow and wind chills coming in, it can be difficult to commute and navigate in the state. Driving in particular seems almost impossible. Black ice is one of the primary causes. Ice on the road makes ...
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