New Jersey Employer Ordered To Pay For Medical Marijuana For Injured Worker

A recent decision by the NJ Superior Court, Appellate Division, entitled Hager v. MK Construction, has caused quite a stir and could have lasting impact on future matters involving the use of medical marijuana. In this case, the NJ appellate division ruled that an employer was required to [...]

Tips for Getting the Settlement You Deserve for Your NJ Injury Claim

New Jersey personal injury claims come in many sizes. For the large, complex cases, your attorney may handle most of the heavy lifting. He will guide you through the process, and he will typically rely on expert witnesses and various resources to investigate the claim and gather evidence to [...]

Dangerous Practices & Procedures at Work

Every working person deserves to be safe at work. From office jobs to construction jobs, this proposition applies across the board. Even the most risky jobs must have built-in safety procedures designed to keep employees safe from harm. In New Jersey, the Division of Public Safety and Occupational Safety and Health [...]

Is My New Jersey Workplace Unsafe?

Examples of unsafe practices in New Jersey workplaces From dangerous equipment to toxic chemicals, and even non-ergonomic workstations, your place of employment can be a potentially hazardous place. According to the New Jersey Work Environment Council, approximately 135,000 workers in the state experience a job-related injury or illness [...]

Immigrant Workers’ Rights in N.J.

New Jersey’s immigrant population averaged over 20 percent between 2009 and 2013, while the U.S. average was less than 13%. Several New Jersey counties revealed even higher populations than the statewide average. Bergen County reflected a 29.2 percent foreign-born population over the same time period. With such a [...]