Workplace Lawyers Blog

Remote work has taken precedence in the U.S. economy, out of all other types of work, due to the coronavirus. Millions of workers have been ordered to work from home out of a safety for themselves, and for others. There will most likely be a rise in workers’ compensation claims where the injury was incurred […]

Firefighters are crucial to public safety. Often they encounter disasters and public health emergencies. The nature of their work is vital to a functioning society. There are about double as many volunteer firefighters as there are paid/career firefighters.[1] Respiratory diseases are a somber reality for many. Inhalation of smoke, smog, and other foreign substances may […]

The coronavirus has embedded itself and successfully disrupted the American way of life. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are issuing guidelines from which people should most reasonably follow if they wish to contain the spread of the virus.[1] These guidelines have no legal basis, but are highly advised. They should be followed even […]

Consequences of a Shortage of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Personal Protective Equipment is used by a variety of occupations, including dentists, machinists, firefighters, and woodworkers. The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has tested the manufacturing rate of PPE, much of which comes from China. A shortage of PPE is becoming a likely scenario from which to consider. […]

Elderly people have been shown to be more susceptible to catching the coronavirus. Those with pre-existing conditions/disabilities and weaker immune systems are undoubtedly more at risk. A nursing home near Seattle, Washington has been particularly hard-hit. The Life Care Center has as of now “up to one-third of its 180 staff members under quarantine”. It […]

Anthony Brown Joins The Workplace Lawyers

The Workplace Lawyers is happy to announce the addition of Anthony Brown to the team. Anthony is a 1999 graduate of The Rutgers School of Law – Camden and brings a significant amount of experience with him. Anthony was born in New Jersey and has made it his home his entire life. He is married […]

The Workplace Lawyers Team bids farewell to Glenn Kaplan, who has left us to serve as a Workers’ Compensation Judge of Union County & Hunterdon County. Glenn has been a part of our team since 2013, and for more than four years he provided clients with the support and guidance they needed when struggling with […]

Honor our veterans by embracing peace: Opinion

On Memorial Day today, President Abraham Lincoln’s words at Gettysburg should, more than ever, guide our nation: “It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us — that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of […]

Asbestos In The Workplace

Mesothelioma victims and other workers who suffer death dealing occupational diseases now have the right to seek emergent medical care. On October 1, 2008, Governor Corzine signed the “Emergent Medical Care” Law. N.J.S.A. 34:15.3. The steps a worker’s lawyer must follow are: Medical documentation from a physician stating that a worker is in need of […]

Plant Closings – What Can Be Done?

Plant closings destroy the lives of workers, their families, and the communities where they live and undermine the fabric of our Nation. What can we workers do? First, the New Jersey Division of Unemployment & Disability will send representatives to the plant to discuss workers’ rights to unemployment and job retraining. Second, under the Federal […]

WorkplaceLawyers.com is the website for the workers compensation attorneys firm of Livingston, DiMarzio LLP Our team of attorneys is made up of New Jersey Mesothelioma Lawyers, NJ Workers Comp Lawyers, Employment Lawyers and Certified New Jersey Worker’s Compensation Attorneys.