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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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5/18/2017
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Ways Employers Can Prevent “Fatal Four” Construction Deaths

OSHA’s 2015 “Fatal Four” causes of construction workers’ deaths remained unchanged from 2014. Learn what they are and how employers could prevent them.

Category: Workers' Comp

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5/12/2017
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10 Top OSHA Workplace Violations in 2016

OSHA regulations were enacted to protect workers from suffering injuries or death in a workplace accident. What are the rules employers commonly violate?

Category: Workers' Comp

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4/12/2017
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Most Dangerous and Deadly Jobs in the U.S.

Do you work in a dangerous profession? Find out which jobs are most likely to cause a fatality and force their families to file workers’ comp survivor claims.

Category: Workers' Comp

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1/13/2016
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Is Vocational Rehabilitation Covered Under Workers Comp?

Some workers are too injured from a workplace accident to return to their duties. Find out how workers’ comp can provide vocational rehabilitation services.

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12/15/2015
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Are Seasonal Workers Entitled to Workers’ Comp Benefits?

If you are a seasonal worker and were injured at work, you may be entitled to workers’ comp benefits if you are considered an employee under New Jersey law.

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12/5/2015
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Employees’ Deaths From Workplace Accidents Increase in 2014

A preliminary U.S. Department of Labor report shows that workers’ deaths from workplace accidents increased in 2014. Learn if you work in a high-risk industry.

Category: Workers' Comp

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11/25/2015
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Did Formaldehyde Exposure Cause Your ALS?

A recent study found a link between formaldehyde exposure and ALS, a fatal autoimmune disease. Learn which workers are at risk and how workers’ comp could help.

Category: Workers' Comp

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11/15/2015
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Managing Your COPD to Improve Your Quality of Life

Workers who develop COPD from conditions at their workplaces can suffer serious lung infections which limit their activities. Learn ways to manage COPD symptoms.

Category: Workers' Comp

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10/15/2015
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How Employers Could Prevent Sanitation Workers’ Injuries

Employers could prevent sanitation worker injury and death by implementing safety measures. Learn what could be done and how workers’ comp could help you.

Category: Workers' Comp

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9/10/2015
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Internal Bleeding: Learn the Symptoms to Get Quick Treatment

If you were injured in a workplace accident, you may have suffered internal bleeding. Learn the symptoms of this life-threatening condition.

Category: Workers' Comp

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8/25/2015
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Classroom Poses Risk of Hearing Loss for Teachers

If you are a teacher, you may have suffered a hearing loss due to noise in the classroom. Learn how common the problem is and how workers’ comp can help you.

Category: Workers' Comp

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8/10/2015
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Trucker Work Injuries: They Don’t Occur Only on the Road

Truck drivers risk being injured on the job daily and could be entitled to workers’ compensation. Learn the five most common injuries truck drivers suffer.

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7/24/2015
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Medical Marijuana to Treat Work Injuries

Chronic Pain is an unfortunate result of a serious, work-related injury. A Morris County Workers' Comp attorney discusses treatment using medical cannabis.

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7/6/2015
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Heavy Machinery Poses Risks to Workers Who Operate Them

Workers operating heavy equipment like bulldozers and cranes suffer serious injuries and death due to backing up accidents, machine entanglements, and more.

Category: Workers' Comp

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6/30/2015
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Keep Your Teen Drivers Safe This Summer

Keep your teen driver safe this summer by eliminating serious risks. Attorney Manfred Ricciardelli shares what you need to know here.

Category: Car Accidents

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6/15/2015
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Online SSDI Appeals Made Easier

The online appeals process for Social Security disability benefits denials has been improved, making your appeal process simpler and more efficient.

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6/12/2015
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Older Workers and Workers’ Compensation

Older and wiser workers generally mean a safer workplace, so why do they cost their employers more in workers’ compensation claims?

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6/4/2015
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Crane-Related Deaths Rock NY Metro Area

In the last few weeks, two workers have been killed as the result of crane-related accidents. Learn more about these dangerous workplace accidents here.

Category: Construction Accidents

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5/28/2015
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Construction Workers: Protect Yourself from Heat!

Heat-related injuries can be fatal, and NJ construction workers are exposed to dangerous levels of heat on the job—learn more about the best precautions here.

Category: Construction Accidents

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5/22/2015
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What to Do After Your SSDI Claim Is Closed

If your Social Security disability benefit application is denied, you may be able to pursue your claim at a later date.

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5/20/2015
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Electrical Work Injuries

Working with electrical equipment poses risks for many workers for on-the-job electrical injuries. Learn more about risks and symptoms here.

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5/16/2015
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Personal Health Issues That Increase Workplace Accident Risk

Your employer may be worrying about more than workplace safety when it comes to potential workers’ compensation cases—learn why here!

Category: Workers' Comp

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5/7/2015
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Construction Electrical Shock Accidents Common and Avoidable

Mistakes are made, but on a construction site, mistakes can mean serious injury or death. Learn more about the consequences of electrical safety errors here.

Category: Construction Accidents

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5/3/2015
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A Successful SSDI Claim Takes Preparation

If you have suffered a disabling injury, you are probably thinking about filing for Social Security Disability benefits—learn how to prepare here.

Category: Social Security

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4/28/2015
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What is a SSD Continuing Disability Review?

If the SSA is checking up on you now and then, there is no need to fear for your benefits—unless something has changed in your disability status.

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