New Jersey has high-speed highways and beautiful beaches with residential roads and busy boardwalks, and all of these areas need to be repaired every now and again. Construction teams are usually called to the scene to repair potholes, bridges, buildings, structures and other issues, so everyone else can enjoy visiting and living in the state.
What happens when a repair goes wrong? A worker could be badly injured or even killed. Construction workers tend to work in dangerous environments, like along a busy highway, and this can put them in danger. Getting hurt while at work can mean an end to your career or weeks to months of rehabilitation.
After an accident, you need to make sure you get compensated. This money isn't something you need for your pain and suffering alone; it's compensation that will cover your expenses now and in the future. You should receive compensation for all your medical bills now and in the future as well as for your lost wages and other financial losses.
Whether you've been hit by a car while working on the job, were injured in a slip-and-fall accident, were burned by a chemical spill or hurt yourself when trying to lift items that were simply too heavy, you deserve to have your case reviewed to make sure you get all of the compensation you're entitled to.
Our website has more information on the types of workers' compensation cases and what to do if you want to sue a third party for your injuries as well. With some education about your options, you'll have a better idea of how you can proceed.