Filing Workers Comp When Injured Worker is At Fault
In the state of New Jersey, injured workers can receive benefits even if they are completely at fault for the injury. Look at it like this. If you are driving your car and you are not on the job, you run through a stop sign, and get in a car accident. Normally you would not have a case because you should not have run through the stop sign. However, in New Jersey, if you got into the same accident while on the job or in the course of your employment, you are entitled to file a case for workers compensation.
While this doesn't ensure any benefits, it is a right that not many workers understand they have. When fighting insurance companies and big employers, education is your best defense. If you have any questions or hesitations whatsoever, it is best to contact an experienced attorney like Manfred Ricciardelli. Please call 877-360-0183 to get straight answers about your rights and a free consultation.