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Our Morristown Accident Attorneys Blog About the Topics That Matter to You

Manfred F. Ricciardelli Jr.'s legal blog provides up to date information on New Jersey workers comp laws, construction site accident lawsuits, Morristown car accidents and filing a Social Security claim in New Jersey.

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4/19/2014
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Permanent Back Injuries Caused by Repetitive Stress at Work

It’s not always a major accident that causes a back injury at work: repetitive stress is the most common cause of serious back injuries threatening workers.

Category: Construction Accidents

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4/16/2014
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Poor Housekeeping Cleanup Causes Construction Worker Falls

Are you out of work because of poor housekeeping practices on a construction site? Debris and clutter are a common cause of construction worker fall injuries.

Category: Construction Accidents

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4/10/2014
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What Can Parents of Adult Children Buy Using Social Security Income?

Are you a Social Security beneficiary for an adult child who is living in a nursing home? Here is what you can and cannot buy for your child with federal funds.

Category: Social Security

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4/6/2014
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Laws Unlikely to Help If Texting While Driving Is Addictive

Some researchers are saying that texting while driving is addictive for many teenagers—meaning they are unlikely to be moved by distracted driving laws.

Category: Car Accidents

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4/4/2014
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Trabajadores de NJ Pueden Estar en Riesgo de Lesiones por Electricidad

Si usted se lesionó en un accidente eléctrico en el trabajo, usted tiene derecho a beneficios de compensación laboral para sus lesiones.

Category: Workers' Comp

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4/3/2014
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NJ Police and Prison Workers May Have Third-Party Workers’ Comp Claims

Should you apply for workers’ comp, or is someone else to blame for your injury? An attorney explains compensation rules if you work in a NJ government job.

Category: Workers' Comp

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3/26/2014
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Construction Workers Likely to Suffer PTSD After Witnessing Accidents

Would you believe that a quarter of all construction workers who witness a serious accident will suffer insomnia, depression, and other symptoms of PTSD?

Category: Construction Accidents

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3/19/2014
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Were You Denied Social Security Benefits Based on a Hearing Loss Test?

Were you denied benefits for hearing “too well” on your Social Security hearing loss test? Read here to see if you could still qualify for disability payments.

Category: Social Security

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3/16/2014
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Accommodations Help Workers With Vision Disabilities Keep Their Jobs

Will you lose your job due to a blindness injury? Your employer can provide these accommodations that allow you to continue working with impaired vision.

Category: Social Security

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3/10/2014
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Atlantic City Casino Dealer Wins Workers’ Compensation for Car Crash

Is someone you know fighting to get workers’ comp after a car accident? A recent worker injured in Atlantic City came within a foot of losing her benefits.

Category: Workers' Comp

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3/3/2014
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Quick Roadside Repair: How to Jump a Dead Car Battery in 5 Easy Steps

You may be able to change a tire, but could you fix a dead battery? Here’s a basic guide to staying safe when using jumper cables on a dead car battery.

Category: Car Accidents

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2/24/2014
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Your Social Security Disability Appeal: NJ Request for Reconsideration

Are you preparing to file an appeal for Social Security disability benefits? A NJ disability attorney explains how to prepare your case for a second evaluation.

Category: Social Security

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2/19/2014
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Employees Injured in NY Granted $370M to Resolve Workers’ Comp Claims

Governor Cuomo announces that New York State will issue $370M in bonds to help workers injured in NY who were denied payment from their businesses insurance.

Category: Workers' Comp

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2/16/2014
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Evacuated Worker Sprayed With Fire Hose Denied Workers’ Compensation

A food service worker who was disrobed and sprayed with a fire hose in an evacuation process was denied workers’ compensation for mental anguish in Iowa.

Category: Workers' Comp

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2/10/2014
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5 Common Driver Errors That Cause Serious NJ Car Crashes Every Winter

Is driving the speed limit actually dangerous on snowy roads? A New Jersey crash attorney discusses common contributing factors in NJ winter car crashes.

Category: Car Accidents

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2/3/2014
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New Jersey Construction Worker Trapped in Rubble After a Roof Collapsed

Who is responsible after a NJ construction roof collapse? A recent case in Pennsylvania calls attention to the serious injuries caused by this deadly accident.

Category: Construction Accidents

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1/31/2014
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Why do employers avoid discussing work comp benefits with employees?

Regardless of where you work, your employer must have workers’ comp insurance in case you get hurt. However, many employers don’t want to advertise this.

Category: Workers' Comp

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1/26/2014
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Actor Jim Carrey May Have to Pay Fines Over NY Workers’ Comp Coverage

Jim Carrey’s art studio business does have workers’ compensation, but delays and paperwork issues may result in over $72,000 in fines for the actor.

Category: Workers' Comp

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1/24/2014
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Shoulder Replacement Surgery: What You Should Know

Morris County Workers' Comp lawyer Manfred Ricciardelli discusses what you can expect if you have shoulder replacement surgery.

Category: Workers' Comp

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1/19/2014
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Distracted Teens Who Text and Walk May Suffer NJ Pedestrian Accidents

A New Jersey crash attorney discusses a new danger on the roads: distracted teenaged pedestrians putting themselves—and others—at risk of car accidents.

Category: Car Accidents

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1/15/2014
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OSHA Orders Trucking Company to Stop Retaliating Against Sick Drivers

OSHA has ordered a Washington-based trucking company to compensate a truck driver who was suspended, then fired, for refusing to drive while sick.

Category: Workers' Comp

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1/12/2014
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Route 80 in Parsippany a Popular Site of Fatal Car Accidents in 2012

Will we see an increase in fatal car accidents on Route 80 this year? A New Jersey car crash attorney discusses the most dangerous highways in Morris County.

Category: Car Accidents

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1/10/2014
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Majority of Drill Press Amputations Involve Fingers, Thumbs, or Both

Investigators find that construction workers are more likely to suffer drill press amputations than other press injuries—and the reasons why may surprise you.

Category: Construction Accidents

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1/7/2014
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What You Can Do to Lose Weight and Stay Healthy in 2014

Although we all seem to make resolutions for the new year, studies show that only about 8 percent of us actually achieve them. Why does this happen?

Category: General

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1/3/2014
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4 Ways You Can Appeal a Social Security Benefits Denial in New Jersey

Need help appealing a Social Security benefits decision? A Morristown Social Security disability lawyer explains four ways to get the payments you are owed.

Category: Social Security

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