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September 2017 Archives

Examples of 3 common workers' compensation cases

Any New Jersey worker can suffer an on-the-job injury. In most of these cases, when the injuries are serious enough to require medical care, the worker can get workers' compensation benefits to cover the costs associated with that care. In some cases, a workers' compensation lawyer is necessary to help injured employees seek the benefits they deserve.

Boxing champion killed at New Jersey construction site

Ex-heavyweight boxing champion David Bey died at a New Jersey construction site last week. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the 60-year-old man was hit by a flying fragment of metal at a Camden real estate development project. Unfortunately, he didn't survive the incident.

Teen dies after falling at a New Jersey construction site

A teenage boy who was helping at a New Jersey construction site fell to his death last week. The boy, a 15-year-old, who was volunteering at the Hindu temple BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, fell about 45 feet to the ground from the ceiling of the temple.

Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act

The Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation ACT (EEOICPA) has been in effect since October 2000. Part B of this act went into effect in August 2001. Part B's mission has been to offer workers' compensation to Department of Energy (DOE) employees. Current and former employees of the DOE, its predecessors and some of the DOE's contractors, subcontractors and vendors are covered by this plan if they contract work-related illnesses.

2 employees succumb to toxic gases at power plant

Two workers in a neighboring state have died after being exposed to toxic fumes. The workers were employed at a power plant in Pennsylvania when they inhaled toxic gases. The gases were released into a pit underground where the workers were located along with fellow employees. Several others also suffered injuries related to the incident.

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