Federal Longshore and New Jersey State Worker’s Compensation Litigation Attorneys
Many people work in jobs where the risk of employee injury is higher than normal, including construction workers, manual laborers and factory workers. Despite the risk, if you were seriously injured on the job, you are entitled to workers’ compensation payments for medical bills and lost wages. Contact the litigation and workers’ compensation lawyers of the Fuggi Law Firm today to make sure your rights are protected. Attorney Robert R. Fuggi and his staff, which includes a Certified Workers’ Compensation attorney, understands the complexities of workers’ compensation cases, and they will use their experience to help you.
The workers’ compensation lawyers at the Fuggi Law Firm, in Ocean County, can help employees who were injured on the job in cases involving:
- Back and Neck Injuries
- Shoulder Injuries
- Carpal Tunnel
- Slip and Fall Injuries
- Occupational Exposure Claims
- Denied Claims
- Temporary or Permanent Disability Claims
- Payment of outstanding Medical Bills
Regardless of who was at fault in an on-the-job accident, your employer is responsible for workers’ compensation benefits to you. If you are having trouble getting workers’ compensation benefits after an injury, contact the workers’ compensation lawyers from the Fuggi Law Firm law offices right away. There is no excuse for an employer or insurer to deny its employees their rightful workers’ compensation benefits. If an accident resulted in your serious personal injury or a loved one’s wrongful death, the Ocean County workers’ compensation and litigation attorneys from the Fuggi Law Firm can help you.
Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act
The Longshore & Harbor Worker’s Compensation Act is a federal law that provides for the payment of compensation, medical care, and vocational rehabilitation services to employees disabled from injuries on the job and that occur on the navigable waters of the United States or in the adjoining areas customarily used in loading, unloading, repairing or building a vessel.
Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA)
The FECA is a workers’ compensation law for all civilian Federal employees who have suffered work-related injuries or occupational diseases. It provides for wage-loss compensation, schedule award benefits, vocational rehabilitation, medical care, and survivor’s benefits. A Federal employee or surviving dependent is not entitled to sue the United States or recover damages for such injury or death under any other law for a work injury. FECA is intended to be remedial in nature and the proceedings are non-adversarial.
New Jersey and Ocean County Workers’ Comp Litigation Attorneys
While on-the-job accidents or construction accidents may happen, an employee should be rightfully paid to help cover large medical bills and compensate for lost wages. If you were seriously injured in a workplace accident, an experienced workers’ compensation and litigation attorney can help you protect your interests and rights. The personal injury and workers’ compensation attorneys at the Fuggi Law Firm will provide aggressive, forceful representation to ensure that you get the support and compensation you need and deserve. Contact Fuggi Law Firm today !
If you are a Longshore or Harbor Worker and are injured on the job, contact the Fuggi Law Firm to understand your rights at 732-240-9095.