Workers Compensation and Your RightsMay 3, 2018

Workers Compensation and Your Rights

Workers Compensation: One of the most frequently asked questions is what is workers compensation? Workers Compensation is a “no fault” insurance program that provides the following benefits to employees who suffer job-related injuries or illness:

  1. Medical Benefits
  2. Temporary Total Benefits
  3. Permanent Partial Benefits
  4. Permanent Total Benefits

Unfortunately, injuries in the workplace happen more than we think. It is important to know what to do after you have suffered an injury at work. The first thing that needs to be done is, notify your employer. The notice may also be given to the supervisor on duty at the time, someone in the personnel office or anyone in authority at your place of business. If your injuries require medical treatment you should notify your employer as soon as possible.

Here at the law firm of Gill and Chamas we have handled hundreds of all different types of workers compensation cases. Our workers compensation department is well known for their hard work, attention to detail and tireless effort in getting you the benefits and recovery you deserve. David Lande, a partner at Gill and Chamas has been nominated to the New Jersey Super Lawyers List every year since 2007.

Along with years of experience David Lande and Peter Chamas are involved in speaking to police officers and fireman discussing their rights and what they should do if they get injured in the line of duty. Here at Gill and Chamas we have represent numerous fire fighters and police officers in the community and throughout the state. David Lande was also featured in the Legal Report in February’s issue of the New Jersey Fire Magazine. He discussed workers’ compensation and disability retirement pensions.

Please visit the workers compensation tab of the website to find out more about workers compensation and your rights.

If you or someone you know was hurt on the job or has any questions about what they should so after being injured on the job please call (732) 324-7600.


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