New Jersey Work Injury Lawyers

Your Legal Representation for Work-Related Accidents

At Philly Injury Lawyer, we specialize in representing individuals who have suffered injuries in work-related accidents in New Jersey. Work accidents can encompass a broad range of incidents, each capable of causing serious and sometimes tragic consequences. Our dedicated legal team, with years of experience, is committed to advocating for the rights of injured workers, ensuring they receive the justice and compensation they deserve.

Types of Work Accidents and Injuries

Work accidents can occur in various environments, from construction sites and factories to offices and retail spaces. Common types of accidents include:

  • Slip and Falls: Often caused by wet floors, uneven surfaces, or obstructed walkways.
  • Machinery Accidents: Involving equipment malfunctions or improper handling.
  • Falls from Height: Such as from ladders, scaffolding, or rooftops.
  • Vehicle Accidents: Involving company vehicles or machinery.
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries: From tasks requiring repetitive motions.
  • Exposure to Hazardous Materials: Leading to illnesses or chemical burns.

These accidents can result in a range of injuries, from fractures and sprains to more severe cases like traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, or even wrongful death.

The Serious and Tragic Nature of Work-Related Injuries

Work-related injuries can be both physically and emotionally devastating. Physically, they may lead to chronic pain, disability, or even a life-altering condition. Emotionally, the impact can be equally significant, with victims often experiencing stress, anxiety, and depression. The seriousness of these injuries cannot be overstated, as they can disrupt not only the lives of the victims but also the lives of their families.

Liability and Responsibility in Work Accidents

Determining liability in work accidents is a complex process. It often involves investigating whether the employer adhered to safety regulations and provided a safe working environment. In some cases, third parties like equipment manufacturers or contractors may also be responsible. Our attorneys thoroughly investigate each case to identify all liable parties, ensuring that our clients receive full and fair compensation.

Pursuing a Personal Injury Claim

If you or a loved one has been injured in a work accident, it’s crucial to understand your rights and how to proceed with a personal injury claim. Here’s how Philly Injury Lawyer can assist you:

  1. Case Evaluation: We’ll provide a comprehensive evaluation of your case, explaining your legal options.
  2. Investigation: Our team will gather evidence, including accident reports, medical records, and witness statements.
  3. Claim Filing: We’ll file a claim on your behalf, handling all legal formalities.
  4. Negotiation: Our attorneys are skilled negotiators and will strive to reach a favorable settlement.
  5. Litigation: If necessary, we’ll represent you in court to fight for your rights.

Remember, at Philly Injury Lawyer, “We Win or It’s Free”®. You pay nothing unless we win your case.

For immediate assistance, call us at (609) 627-6001.

FAQ for Victims of Work Accidents in New Jersey

What should I do immediately after a work accident?

Immediately seek medical attention, report the incident to your employer, and document everything related to the accident and your injuries.

Can I claim compensation even if the accident was partly my fault?

Yes, New Jersey law allows for comparative negligence, which means you can still claim compensation even if you were partially at fault.

How long do I have to file a personal injury claim in New Jersey?

The statute of limitations in New Jersey is typically two years from the date of the accident, but it’s best to consult with a legal professional as soon as possible.

Will I need to go to court for my work accident claim?

Many personal injury cases are settled out of court. However, if a fair settlement isn’t reached, it may be necessary to go to trial.

How much will it cost to hire Philly Injury Lawyer?

We operate on a contingency fee basis – you pay nothing unless we win your case.

Start Your Work Injury Claim

At Philly Injury Lawyer, we understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll that a work-related accident can have on an individual and their family. Our compassionate and professional team is here to support you every step of the way. If you’ve been injured in a work accident in New Jersey, don’t hesitate to reach out for the legal representation you deserve.