Attorney in Vineland, New Jersey
Protecting the Rights of Workers Injured on The Job
A work injury can cause a great deal of pain as well as financial issues if you are unable to work. Workers’ compensation benefits are designed to help you in the aftermath of a workplace accident.
If you have been injured at work in Vineland, New Jersey, I am here to help. At the Law Offices of Beth White, I pride myself on offering injured clients and their families experienced and compassionate representation. As an experienced Cumberland County lawyer, I am a dedicated advocate, working to help you obtain the workers’ comp benefits to which you are entitled after your accident. I take the time to explain the process of seeking benefits, what to do if your benefit request is denied, and how workers’ compensation cases are different from any standard personal injury cases.
Types of Workers’ Compensation Cases
While on-the-job accidents may be more common in certain industries, such as construction work and factories, any worker can sustain injuries in the workplace. I confidently represent injured workers in cases involving accidents and injuries such as:
In these situations, we take action to ensure you obtain benefits from your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance provider, whether the employer was negligent, or it was simply a pure accident. This differs from a personal injury case, where compensation is sought from the negligent party’s insurer.
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The Workers’ Comp Process
The first step to take after being injured at work is to report the injury to your employer. Then, you should be evaluated by a medical professional to ensure you receive the proper treatment. Then it is time to talk to an attorney about workers’ compensation benefits.
I will walk you through all the steps that take place during the process of seeking benefits, from the independent medical exam that may be requested by your employer’s insurer to ensuring you receive all of the benefits to which you are entitled. There is an abundance of documentation needed at each stage of the process, and I am here to help you gather everything we need for your case.
In the event your workers’ compensation claim is denied, do not despair. It may be possible to file an appeal and still potentially obtain your benefits.
Temporary Disability Services
If you are unable to return to work due to injury or illness, I can help you acquire temporary disability benefits. These benefits provide wage replacement when an injured worker is not able to work for a period of time.
My goal is to obtain the best possible outcome for your workers’ compensation claim and ensure that your rights are upheld throughout the process. Together, let us get you the legal representation and financial compensation that you deserve.
Permanent Disability Services
In the event that an injury or illness is permanent and disabling, you may be eligible for permanent disability benefits. I have the experience needed to guide you through the process and help you obtain the support your need for medical care and other expenses.
It’s my job to represent your interests and ensure that all decisions made in regards to your claim are fair and just. Let me provide the legal assistance necessary so that you can receive the compensation to which you are entitled. Contact me today to learn more about how I can help with your workers' compensation case.
Talk to Me Today About Your Case
For more information about workers’ compensation matters or to schedule a consultation with me, get in touch with my office in Vineland, New Jersey today. We also serve clients in Millville, Bridgeton, Pittsgrove, and Ocean City. Call us, or send me an email using my online contact form.