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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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2/28/2015
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What to Expect After a Construction Site Hip Dislocation

Construction workers are at risk of a hip dislocation if they suffer a fall or other trauma. The recovery period depends on the severity of the injury.

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2/26/2015
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Who Can Be Found Negligent for a Car Accident on Bad Roads?

Are you considering filing a case against the government after poor road conditions led to a crash? Find out how to prove negligence in a car accident case.

Category: Car Accidents

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2/23/2015
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Be Aware of Complications From Blood Clots

Blood clots form naturally in the body as a way to stop bleeding. But injured workers should be aware of potential complications arising from blood clots.

Category: Workers' Comp

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2/23/2015
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Fewer Workers Means an Overtired Workforce

According to a recent New York Times article, employers are hiring fewer workers and expecting more out of them. The result is a tired workforce.

Category: Workers' Comp

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2/22/2015
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Evidence for Coronary Heart Disease Disability Benefits

Coronary heart disease sufferers may qualify for social security disability benefits. To do so, they must provide certain important evidence.

Category: Social Security

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2/16/2015
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Construction Falls and Workers Compensation in New Jersey

Construction work-related falls result in herniated discs, radiating pain, broken bones and traumatic brain injury. If you are injured, call for a free consultation.

Category: Workers' Comp

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2/12/2015
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When Should Workers’ Comp Pay for a Slip and Fall on Stairs?

Is your employer claiming that your fall accident was your own fault? Find out how to get workers’ comp after a slip, trip, or fall on stairs.

Category: Workers' Comp

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2/11/2015
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Loading Dock Accidents Leading to Work Injuries

The Loading Dock is the area of industrial buildings where products are loaded or unloaded from trucks. With so much activity, potential for injury is high.

Category: Workers' Comp

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2/7/2015
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Older Drivers at Higher Risk of Car Accidents From Texting

Should the next texting and driving campaign be aimed at parents instead of teenagers? A new study shows that even experienced drivers are at risk.

Category: Car Accidents

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2/6/2015
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Epidural Injections After Work Injuries

Neck and back injuries can cause pressure on the nerves running down the spine. A doctor will often recommend epidural steroid injections to treat this problem.

Category: Workers' Comp

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2/3/2015
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Man Killed by Falling Object on New Jersey Construction Site

An independent contractor was killed after a tape measure fell several stories from a New Jersey construction site and struck him on the head.

Category: Construction Accidents

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2/2/2015
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Flash Freezes and Black Ice Can Cause Car Accidents

Snow is not the biggest hazard for people trying to get around during winter months. Flash freeze leading to black ice is actually much more dangerous.

Category: Car Accidents

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2/2/2015
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The 7 Most Common Causes of Death Among Firefighters

It is tragic when those who save lives lose their own in the line of duty. Surprisingly, many firefighters aren't actually killed by smoke inhalation or burns.

Category: Workers' Comp

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1/30/2015
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Your Stressful Job Could Be Hurting Your Heart

Would you consider your job to be stressful? You're not alone. However, your stressful job can actually raise your risk for a work-related heart attack.

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1/28/2015
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Caring for Asphalt Burns

Asphalt is an extremely dangerous material and can cause life-threatening injuries. Here’s what you should do if you’re burned.

Category: Construction Accidents

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1/26/2015
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Preventing Asphalt Injuries on Construction Sites

Asphalt is hot and unpredictable, so it often causes serious injuries to workers. Fortunately, they can be prevented by taking these simple precautions.

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1/20/2015
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Receiving Social Security Benefits for Thyroid Cancer

If you have thyroid cancer, you could receive Social Security disability benefits. You owe it to yourself to find out how!

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1/16/2015
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Returning to Work After an Accident With Limitations

You’re ready to return to work after your on-the-job accident, but you can’t perform all of the tasks you once could. What happens now?

Category: Workers' Comp

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1/12/2015
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Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Tires

Driving on bad tires is extremely dangerous for you and other drivers on the road. Is it time for you to replace yours? Find out here.

Category: Car Accidents

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1/8/2015
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How Not to Use a Construction Ladder

If your job requires you to use a ladder, knowing how to use it safely is a must. Read here for a brief refresher on safe practices when using ladders.

Category: Construction Accidents

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1/5/2015
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Could You Qualify for Social Security for Cervical Cancer?

Those with cervical cancer may qualify to receive Social Security benefits if they meet specific criteria. Find out if you may be eligible here.

Category: Social Security

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12/28/2014
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Get Disability Approval Without a Social Security Hearing

Is it really possible to skip your Social Security disability hearing and still get benefits? Find out how to get approval with an on-the-record review.

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12/20/2014
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How New Jersey Employees Can Get Workers’ Comp for Frostbite

Did your employer do all he could to protect you from cold exposure? Find out how to get workers’ comp (and possibly more) for a frostbite injury.

Category: Workers' Comp

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12/16/2014
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Distracted Driving Now the Leading Cause of Fatal NJ Crashes

New Jersey road users are now more likely to be killed by distractions than by drunk drivers, according to a new state police accident report.

Category: Car Accidents

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12/12/2014
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Why Do Construction Workers Suffer Electrocutions in Winter?

Are construction workers more likely to suffer an electrocution in winter? Find out the perils of working in snow, sleet or high winds this winter.

Category: Construction Accidents

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