Unfortunately there are a large number of construction accidents each year in New Jersey . Some of these construction accidents are serious. If you sustain a serious injury from a construction accident in New Jersey, you need to find an experienced New Jersey Personal Injury Attorney. Then you will be able to focus on getting better. If you contact our personal injury law office, you will be able rest easy knowing we will fight to get you the financial compensation you deserve. The important thing is to not delay. There are certain deadlines and statutes of limitations in New Jersey. Give our injury law office a call to make sure your legal rights are protected.
If I am Hurt on the Job, Can I Still Sue for My Injuries?
The difference in New Jersey between an accident that occurs in the workplace as versus an accident that occurs any place else, is that if your accident occurs during the course of your employment, you don’t have to prove anybody is responsible for the injury. You can be solely responsible for the accident yourself. You can slip and fall because you’re not looking where you’re going, and you’re still entitled to recover in Workers’ Compensation court. Now you’re going to get your medical bills paid, although your boss has the right to determine what doctors you go to. And you’re going to get, in New Jersey, 70% of your lost income from the period of time you’re out of work. A judge will ultimately determine the extent of your disability and will give you a lump sum amount of money at the conclusion of your case that represents the extent of your total or partial disability.
Call us today at (732) 547-2944 to schedule your free, no obligation consultation. We have been helping injured workers since 1968.