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Terrorism-Related Injury Lawyers

Remembering September 11, 2001 The September 11, 2001 attacks was one of the hardest days in U.S. history. The tragic loss of life our country experienced, in addition to the trauma, hit at the very soul of our nation. The North and South Towers of the World Trade Center were targeted in plane hijackings, in […]

Workers’ Comp for Storm Clean-Up

Natural disasters are some of the most devastating events that occur. They can be life-changing, requiring emergency services for many people. Lives and homes are upended, and people are left to start all over. Hurricanes and tropical cyclones top the most expensive natural disasters in U.S. history, with Hurricane Katrina costing a whopping 172.5 billion […]

New Jersey Dog Bite Lawyer

Facts About Dogs If you have ever been near a dog and were afraid for your safety, you are not alone. There are an estimated 76.8 million dogs in the United States. With over 38% of U.S. households owning dogs, dog bites are very common, affecting 4.5 million people each year.[1][2] Many dog bites happen […]

You might not think workers’ comp covers workplace violence or a fight you were involved in at work, but this is to the contrary. You may be able to recover workers’ compensation benefits if you meet certain qualifications. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2018, 20,790 workers in the private sector […]

It might seem creepy, but insurance companies will use any legal tactic at their disposal to ascertain whether you are really telling the truth about your claim, including spying on you. Do not expect insurance companies to provide money without employing a private investigator to survey your activities. Do not forget, insurance companies are also […]

Mesothelioma is an aggressive and deadly cancer that is most often caused by exposure to asbestos, but there may other reasons for a mesothelioma diagnosis. Did you know that mesothelioma can take up to 50 years to develop after initial asbestos exposure?[1] You may not know that you even have it until at an advanced […]

New Jersey Heat-Related Injury Lawyers

Did you know you are at a higher risk of workplace injury during hot days, including in indoor and outdoor workplaces? Recent summers have boasted some of the hottest temperatures, making it a perfect time for grilling or outside fun. Outside of leisure time, workers must know that the extreme heat can be dangerous for […]

It is estimated that 40 million US adults have some type of mental health condition.[1] Workers often suffer from mental health ailments due to a variety of reasons applicable to the workplace. Under New Jersey law, mental health disorders are compensable under workers’ compensation, however, an employee would need to prove that their stress, illness, […]

Workers’ Compensation Employee Fraud

Workers’ compensation fraud costs employers $30 billion annually. Studies show that 1% to 2% or more of all worker’s compensation insurance claims are fraudulent.[1] Under NJ law, it is a fourth-degree crime, and penalties can range to a maximum of five years in prison and a fine of $250,000.[2] The severity of the penalties varies […]

New Jersey Building Collapse Lawyers

In June 2021, a building collapse in Miami, Florida from Champlain Towers South condominium, made news for killing many people. It was not the first of its kind, and certainly will not be the last. Disasters such as these are not always fatal. Even so, at Livingston DiMarzio, LLP, we understand how devastating building collapses […]

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