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What Are Common Workplace Arm Injuries?

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Kotlar, Hernandez & Cohen, LLC Help Workers With Arm Injuries Get the Benefits They Need.

An arm injury is a severe problem for workers in all occupations because virtually no tasks can be accomplished without using one’s arms. You need your arms to lift, push, and pull objects, use equipment like computers and scanners, operate machinery, and drive vehicles. A workplace arm injury could quickly leave you unable to return[…] Read More »

Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation for Nerve Damage?

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Kotlar, Hernandez & Cohen, LLC Can Help You Get the Benefits You Need for Your Nerve Injury.

When you get hurt on the job, you may feel embarrassed about what happened, but you also may have a severe injury. Nerve damage is a common work-related injury, and it can occur in all industries. If you suffer nerve damage at work, you may be able to collect Workers’ Compensation benefits. Nerve damage causes[…] Read More »

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 Can I Do if My Workers’ Compensation Claim Is Denied?

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Kotlar, Hernandez & Cohen, LLC Help Workers Whose Claims Have Been Denied.

Getting hurt on the job can leave you with many questions. Not knowing how long you will be out, combined with the injury itself, can be a frustrating experience. Having your Workers’ Compensation claim be denied can make matters worse. Fortunately, there is an appeal process that you can go through should your Workers’ Compensation[…] 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 »

How Should I Handle a Work Injury Caused by a Third Party?

New Jersey Workers' Compensation Lawyers at Kotlar, Hernandez & Cohen, LLC Represent Workers Hurt by Third-Party Negligence.

Accidents that harm workers on the job and illnesses caused by workplace exposures are often caused by more than one contributing factor. Sometimes a major factor is a third party’s carelessness. Therefore, a person affected by a work-related incident or exposure may have more than one avenue for recovering relevant damages to address their losses.[…] Read More »

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