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WORKERS' COMPENSATION BENEFITS FOR OCCUPATIONAL ILLNESS

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Under the workers' compensation laws in New Jersey, recovery of benefits is not limited to injuries sustained in traumatic accidents. You can seek compensation for repetitive stress or motion injuries, as well as any losses sustained because of a disease or illness caused by your employment. This blog post provides an overview of the types of claims that may be the basis of an occupational disease claim in New Jersey.

At the Law Offices of Mallon & Tranger, we offer a free initial consultation to anyone who has contracted or developed an illness caused in whole or in part by conditions at work. For an appointment with an experienced New Jersey occupational illness attorney, contact us online or call our office at 732-702-0333 (toll free at ).

YOUR RIGHT TO RECOVER FOR AN OCCUPATIONAL ILLNESS

You don't need to suffer a traumatic or repetitive stress injury on the job to qualify for workers' compensation benefits under New Jersey law. If your job involves exposure to dangerous chemicals or other toxic substances, and you have developed any type of medical condition, from cancer or skin rash to respiratory ailments, you can file a claim for benefits. However, if you previously sought medical treatment for the illness, or if you were actually diagnosed with a the illness before working for your current employer, you can't recover benefits, unless you can show that your current employment aggravated your condition.

Typical occupational disease claims include Mesothelioma or asbestosis, as well as leukemia or other conditions related to exposure to benzene. Workers' compensation benefits are also available if you suffer from silicosis or asthma, and you can show that your disease was caused by exposure to particulates or other substances at work.

Other types of illnesses for which New Jersey workers' compensation benefits may be available include certain long-term allergic reactions, exposure to HIV/AIDS or similar conditions (as a nurse or medical worker), and stress-related heart pathologies.

CONTACT MALLON & TRANGER

We offer a free initial consultation to people in New Jersey who have suffered a personal injury. To set up a meeting, contact us online or call us at 732-702-0333 (toll free at ) for an appointment. We have offices in Freehold, Toms River and Point Pleasant.

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