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How Are Holes on Job Sites Safety Hazards?

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Kotlar, Hernandez & Cohen, LLC Can Help You if You Have Been Injured at Work.

Hazards are abundant at job sites, such as slip and fall dangers. All kinds of walking and working surfaces can cause slip and falls. Examples include floors, roofs, ramps, and other surfaces, such as scaffolding. Fall hazards are responsible for most of the fatal injuries in the construction industry. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration[…] Read More »

What Are the Dangers of Working in Demolition?

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Kotlar, Hernandez & Cohen, LLC Can Help You Get the Benefits You Need After a Demolition Accident.

Demolition work is inherently dangerous. As with many construction jobs, demolition work requires constant attention to what you are doing. If not, you could seriously injure yourself or someone else. If someone else does not pay attention, they could hurt you. While demolition work is dangerous, you can take steps to protect yourself from work-related[…] Read More »

What Are the Top Electrical Workplace Hazards?

New Jersey Workers' Compensation Lawyers at Kotlar, Hernandez & Cohen, LLC Help Workers Who Are Suffering From Electrical Injuries.

Whether you work in an office or do outdoor construction, electricity is a necessary part of getting the job done. Without electricity, many tools and other work items would not work. However, electricity is potentially deadly and a significant cause of workplace fatalities. Electrocution causes about one in 10 worker deaths in the construction industry.[…] Read More »

What Are Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders?

New Jersey Workers' Compensation Lawyers at Kotlar, Hernandez & Cohen, LLC Represent Workers Injured on the Job.

Musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace can occur as a result of a one-time accident, or a work-related injury can accumulate over time from a repetitive motion strain. Musculoskeletal disorders are defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics as resulting from overexertion or repetitive motion. These cumulative trauma disorders are long-term injuries that are caused by[…] Read More »

What Are the Risks of Working in an Industrial Environment?

New Jersey Workers' Compensation Lawyers at Kotlar, Hernandez & Cohen, LLC Represent Clients Hurt on the Job.

Working in an industrial environment can mean working in difficult conditions, which may include enduring hard manual labor, extreme temperatures, loud noises, dangerous machinery, toxic chemicals, or demanding work hours. These dangers are characteristic of industrial job sites, yet these hazards exist alongside several more common workplace threats such as the risks of accidents from[…] Read More »

Camden County Courts Relax Mask Policies

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Kotlar, Hernandez & Cohen, LLC Continue to Be There For You.

The Camden County court system announced it is making a significant shift in its mask policy to comply with the state judiciary policy. The changes will mean a return to normalcy for those who have business within the court. With the coronavirus pandemic subsiding, many businesses, including those in the legal profession, have had to[…] Read More »

Justin Cohen and Allison Cohen Selected to Super Lawyers’ New Jersey Rising Stars List

2022 New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Kotlar, Hernandez & Cohen is proud to announce that attorneys Justin M. Cohen and Allison R. Cohen have been named to the 2022 Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars list, spotlighting the state’s most reputable and achieving young attorneys. Partner Justin M. Cohen handles Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury cases and has been selected each consecutive year[…] Read More »

Are Gig Workers Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?

New Jersey Workers' Compensation Lawyers at Kotlar, Hernandez & Cohen, LLC Help Gig Workers Who Seek Coverage in the Wake of a Work Accident.

Gig work has become a significant part of the U.S. economy. Workers that offer rides, food delivery, services, or tasks for hire often engage in work facilitated by companies such as Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, TaskRabbit, and the like. Recent lawsuits and legislative efforts have attempted to address the lack of available worker protections through these[…] Read More »

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