Workplace Injuries And Legal Help

Workers Comp Attorney Northern New Jersey
Rispoli & Borneo P.C.

Workplace Injuries And Legal Help

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released data revealing a concerning trend in New Jersey’s workplace fatalities in 2022, marking the highest number of deaths in almost two decades. With 116 workers fatally wounded, transportation-related incidents accounted for nearly half of these fatalities. Additionally, exposure to harmful substances, falls or slips, and intentional injuries were significant contributors to the grim statistics, with a notable increase in workplace suicides.

The rise in workplace fatalities mirrors national trends, indicating a 5.7 percent increase from the previous year. Transportation incidents remained the most common cause of occupational fatalities nationwide, emphasizing the need for heightened safety measures in this sector. Black and Hispanic workers experienced the highest increase in fatality rates, prompting concerns about disparities in workplace safety. Despite this, comprehensive legislative action targeting workplace safety in New Jersey remains fragmented, with ongoing discussions surrounding the implementation of more detailed reporting requirements for high-risk industries.

In the face of these sobering statistics, individuals are urged to advocate for safer working conditions and hold companies accountable for prioritizing employee well-being over profit. Heightened awareness and collective action are essential in preventing further workplace tragedies and ensuring a safer environment for all workers.

How A Workers’ Comp Lawyer Can Assist After A Work Injury Or Fatality

As our Northern New Jersey workers comp attorney knows, facing a workplace injury or the tragic loss of a loved one while on the job can be overwhelming, but you don’t have to navigate the legal process alone. At Rispoli & Borneo P.C., we’re here to provide support to help you obtain the compensation you deserve.

Navigating Workers’ Compensation Claims

Our experienced team understands the complexities of workers’ compensation claims and is dedicated to helping you navigate the process with ease. From filing initial claims to appealing denied benefits, we work tirelessly to ensure your rights are protected every step of the way. If you’ve been injured at work, our goal is to secure the compensation you need to cover medical expenses, lost wages, and other related costs. We’ll advocate on your behalf to ensure you receive fair and timely benefits, allowing you to focus on your recovery without the added stress of financial uncertainty.

Seeking Justice For Wrongful Death

In the tragic event of a loved one’s death while on the job, our compassionate team is here to help you seek justice and hold responsible parties accountable. We’ll investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident and pursue compensation for funeral expenses, loss of income, and other damages on your behalf.

Providing Personalized Legal Representation

We understand that every case is unique, which is why we provide personalized legal representation tailored to your specific needs and circumstances. We take the time to listen to your concerns, answer your questions, and develop a customized legal strategy designed to achieve the best possible outcome for your case.

Supporting You Every Step Of The Way

We know that dealing with a workplace injury or fatality can be emotionally and financially challenging, which is why we’re committed to supporting you every step of the way. From providing ongoing communication and updates to offering compassionate support, we’re here to help you through this difficult time. If you’ve been injured at work or have lost a loved one due to a workplace accident, don’t hesitate to reach out to Rispoli & Borneo P.C. for experienced legal representation you can trust. Call our office today.