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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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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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12/7/2014
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Residual Functional Capacity for Hip Injuries

If your hip injury does not meet the disability listing for joint dysfunction, you may still receive Social Security through Residual Functional Capacity.

Category: Social Security

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12/3/2014
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Preventing Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator cuff injuries often lead to surgery and time away from work. Fortunately, you may be able to prevent such a problem in a few simple steps.

Category: Workers' Comp

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11/28/2014
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Types of Reaction Injuries That Employees May Suffer at Work

Are you suffering from a reaction injury due to your working conditions? Find out why many victims don’t get the workers’ comp they are owed for these injuries.

Category: Workers' Comp

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11/20/2014
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Drivers Can’t Rely on Technology to Prevent Car Accidents

Can improved technology prevent car accidents from happening? Find out if the “smart” features on your car are keeping you as safe as you think.

Category: Car Accidents

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11/16/2014
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Employer Liability for a Nail Gun Injury on a Job Site

Employers have a duty to provide safe equipment and to train construction workers on its use. Find out if your boss could have prevented your nail gun injury.

Category: Construction Accidents

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11/12/2014
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Get Your Benefits Faster with Quick Disability Determination

Don’t want to wait several months to get your disability benefits? Find out if you could qualify for Social Security’s quick disability determination.

Category: Social Security

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11/7/2014
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Does Workers' Comp Pay for Keloid Scar Disfigurement?

Could you be entitled to additional workers’ comp payments for a keloid scar? Find out why these scars may be worth more compensation after a work accident.

Category: Workers' Comp

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11/3/2014
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Do You Know the Reason Your Rollover Car Accident Happened?

Why did your rollover accident happen? The answer may not be as simple as you think. Learn why the cause of your crash makes a big difference in your case.

Category: Car Accidents

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10/28/2014
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Seat Belts Can Cause Chest Fractures and Internal Injuries

Did you wear a seat belt to avoid an injury, only to have the restraint put you in the hospital? Find out what to do if a seat belt causes internal injuries.

Category: Car Accidents

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10/20/2014
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Employers Can Prevent Construction Injuries in Cold Weather

Could your employer be liable for a construction injury in cold weather? Learn why these accidents occur and how your company could have prevented them.

Category: Construction Accidents

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10/16/2014
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How Children Can Get Supplemental Security Income Benefits

Are you trying to care for a disabled child while coping with a disability yourself? Find out if you may qualify for additional Social Security benefits.

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10/12/2014
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How Does the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Process Work?

Wondering how long you will have to wait until you receive workers’ compensation benefits? Here’s a brief overview of the NJ workers’ compensation process.

Category: Workers' Comp

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10/7/2014
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Gathering Evidence of Your Airbag Injury Case After a Crash

Did you spend weeks in the hospital due to an airbag injury? Find out what you will need to get compensation for this type of car accident case.

Category: Car Accidents

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10/3/2014
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Who Is at Fault When a Construction Worker Is Hit by Debris?

Is it really “nobody’s fault” if you are injured by flying debris at work? Find out if an employer could be liable when a construction worker is hit by debris.

Category: Construction Accidents

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9/28/2014
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NJ Construction Company Faces $50K in Safety Violation Fines

Another New Jersey construction company has been cited for serious safety violations after workers were seen working on a scaffold without proper protection.

Category: Construction Accidents

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9/20/2014
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What HIV+ Patients Need to Get Social Security Disability

Worried that your Social Security disability application will be denied? Learn what information HIV positive patients should include in their applications.

Category: Social Security

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9/16/2014
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Workers Hinder Injury Treatment With Medication Addictions

Is someone you know suffering a painkiller addiction after a work injury? Learn why taking too much medication can do more harm than good during recovery.

Category: Workers' Comp

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9/12/2014
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Parents Often More Likely to Text and Drive Than Their Teens

Are you just as unwilling to put down your cell phone as your teenaged son? Find out why parents may be likelier to cause texting and driving crashes.

Category: Car Accidents

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9/7/2014
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Getting Help With Your Construction Grinder Injury Lawsuit

Is your employer trying to shift the blame of a grinder machine accident onto you? Find out what you will need to win your NJ construction injury lawsuit.

Category: Construction Accidents

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9/3/2014
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When Does Social Security Pay Disability for Breast Cancer?

Having trouble working since you were diagnosed with breast cancer? Find out if you could qualify for Social Security payments during your treatment.

Category: Social Security

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8/28/2014
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Can Social Security Disability Help After a Psychotic Break?

Are you unable to work after a nervous breakdown? Find out how Social Security disability payments can help victims coping with a psychotic break.

Category: Social Security

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8/20/2014
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When Injuries Outside Work Hours Qualify for Workers' Comp

Were you struck by a falling crate before you clocked in? Find out how these off-the-clock injuries can be paid for by workers’ compensation.

Category: Workers' Comp

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8/18/2014
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Fractured Clavicle Caused by an Accident

A fractured clavicle, or a broken collarbone, often occurs due to slip and fall accidents, car accidents, motorcycle accidents, work injuries, or during sports.

Category: Workers' Comp

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