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New Jersey Workers Compensation News

Written by: Brach Eichler Injury Lawyers Last Updated : June 1, 2022

If you’ve been injured in a workplace accident are you entitled to workers compensation? Learn more in this collection of blog posts.

How Do I Prove My Accident Was Work-Related?

If you have been injured at work, you may think proving your injury was work-related is simple enough. You were on the job, you were hurt, end of story. But if you don’t comply with the precise reporting requirements of workers’ compensation coverage, or if the insurer decides to play hardball with you, it could… Read more »

Driver Dead After Gasoline Tanker Explodes in Crash on 287

MAHWAH, NJ – The driver of a gasoline tanker truck was killed in a dramatic explosion on Route 287 in Mahwah this morning, according to the Daily Voice. The crash happened around 6:45 a.m. near Route 17 and the New York State Thruway, when the tanker truck crashed and overturned, causing multiple explosions. The truck… Read more »

Construction worker injured by backhoe in Midland Park

MIDLAND PARK, NJ – A construction worker was injured by a piece of equipment in an accident on Wednesday, according to the Daily Voice. The accident happened a few minutes before 4:30 p.m. in the back of the Midland Park Shopping Center, located on Godwin Avenue. The worker was injured by a backhoe. The Midland… Read more »

PSE&G Workers Injured in Teaneck Gas Explosion

TEANECK, NJ – Two PSE&G workers were injured—one severely—when a gas line exploded near where they were working, the Daily Voice reports. The incident occurred on Merrison Street near its intersection with Grange Road at about 11 a.m. yesterday. “Apparently, they were using a cutting instrument when they struck a gas line that ignited,” said… Read more »

Harvester driver dies when vehicle capsizes

HOPATCONG, NJ – According to NorthJersey.com, a man was working to remove weeds with a harvester when the vehicle overturned in the water in Crescent Cove area of Lake Hopatcong last Wednesday. Curt Mulch, 68, was using the machine to trim the aquatic plants in the shallow waters of the lake when he was reportedly… Read more »

Public worker seriously injured after falling through bridge

PASSAIC, NJ – According to NJ Advance Media, a Passaic County man was severely injured after crashing through a bridge while plowing snow on a front-loader. Donald Turner, a 43-year-old a public works employee, later sued the New Jersey Department of Transportation and PSE&G for $10 million. He claims that they failed to inspect the… Read more »

Lawrence Township – Packaging Company Fined in Workplace Accident

Lawrence Township – Packaging Company Fined in Workplace Accident

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration fine a packaging company in New Jersey after a worker suffered an amputation in a workplace accident. BWAY Corp., was fined $151,329 for safety violations after a workplace accident in September 2019 that resulted in an amputation for the worker injured. OSHA cited BWAY Corp. for two repeated violations… Read more »

Newark – Firefighter Injured in Building Fire

Newark – Firefighter Injured in Building Fire

A firefighter from Newark sustained non-life-threatening injuries in a building fire early Monday morning, February 17. According to reports from fire authorities, fire crews rushed to a three-story mixed-use building located on the corner of Central Avenue and Sussex Avenue at around 3:07 a.m. after receiving reports of a fire braking out inside the building…. Read more »

Roxbury– Worker Seriously Injured After Falling Through Roof

Roxbury– Worker Seriously Injured After Falling Through Roof

A construction worker was flown to a hospital with serious injuries after falling through a hole in the roof or a construction site in Roxbury Saturday afternoon, February 15. The incident took place at around 1:09 p.m., when the victim, identified as Jesus Garcia from New York, fell through a hole in the roof of… Read more »

East Orange: Residents Displaced, Fire Captain Injured

East Orange: Residents Displaced, Fire Captain Injured

Almost a dozen residents were displaced and one firefighter was hospitalized after a building fire in East Orange early Wednesday morning, January 29. According to reports from firefighters, the fast-moving blaze started at the four-story building located at 307 Williams Street at around 3 a.m. Residents were only able to take a few personal items… Read more »

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