If you have missed work because of a workplace
injury, you have to deal with pain, medical treatment,
mounting bills—and all the while you are not getting a
paycheck. How will you get by?
New Jersey workers' compensation law provides income
benefits (temporary disability benefits) for injured
workers. These benefits that cover a portion of wages
lost as a result of workplace injuries. At the Law
Office of E. Gregory Cannarozzi,
Counsellor at Law, L.L.C. in Oradell, New Jersey,
lawyers help employees injured on the job recover the
income benefits and
medical benefits that they need to get through the
difficult period of recovery.
Contact us at the Law Office of E. Gregory M.
Counsellor at Law, L.L.C. in Oradell, New Jersey to arrange a free
consultation with a workers' compensation lawyer about
Workers' (workman's) compensation income benefits
When will my lost income benefits begin?
You should receive your first wage compensation check
within two weeks of the time you file your work injury
claim. Some employers will delay filing a claim, hoping
to pressure a worker to returning to work before the
income benefit begins.
What am I entitled to?
benefits entitle an employee to compensation equal to a
percentage of the person's average weekly wage. A
benefit is typically 70% of lost wages, but is as high
as 80% in some cases, with limitations on the total
benefit. It is common for an employer to undervalue the
It is extremely important to have an
experienced workers' comp lawyer to review your income
benefits worksheet and to see that you are being treated
Contact our Oradell office to arrange for a free
For how long will I receive my benefit
You are entitled to lost income
benefits until you are found to be medically fit to
return to work. If you reach maximum medical improvement
and are still not able to work, our attorneys will help
you apply for permanent disability.
Do I have to accept light duty work?
If you have been injured and your employer tells you to
come back to work on "light duty," it is important to
see that the work will not interfere with your recovery,
that it does not cause further injury, and that it does
not distract you from pursuing full compensation for
If you were injured on the job in New Jersey, you
are entitled to medical and income benefits
It does not matter who was at fault in an accident.
You are still entitled to a percentage of your weekly
wage. It does not matter if your employer does not carry
workers' comp insurance—the New Jersey Uninsured
Employers' Fund (UEF), established through the New
Jersey workers' compensation law will pay your income
Contact a workman's comp lawyer about income
At the Law Office of E. Gregory Cannarozzi,
Counsellor at Law, L.L.C. in
Oradell, New Jersey, our workers' (workman's)
compensation lawyers and staff are committed to
providing injured workers with responsive and effective
legal services. If you were injured on the job, it is
important to have a lawyer to review your claim in order
to see that you are being treated fairly. Please call
(866) 784-2285 Ext. 101
or E-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org)
our office to arrange a free consultation.
Do you have a claim against a person other
than your employer for an employment-related injury?
Third Party Claims.
translation services available
We cover Bergen County,
Passaic County, Hudson County, and Morris County in New Jersey. We also cover
New York City & Rockland County, New York. Call us today at (866) 784-2285