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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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!

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4/22/2015
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Nurse’s Workplace Ebola Exposure: Workers’ Comp or Not?

After a Texas nurse’s exposure to Ebola, the legal world wonders—was it a workplace injury, or matter of employer negligence?

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4/3/2015
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Worried About Workplace Conditions? You’re Covered by OSHA

If you are uneasy about unsafe working conditions at your job, the OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program can keep you safe from retaliation.

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3/28/2015
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Your Pocket Guide to Workplace Injury Protocol

The moments following your workplace injury will determine the outcome of your workers’ compensation claim—learn what you need to be doing here!

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3/7/2015
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A Closer Look at the Second Injury Fund

Learn more about New Jersey’s Second Injury Fund, which was meant to promote the employment of disabled individuals, here.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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