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Who Can File a Wrongful Death & Survivorship Lawsuit in New Jersey

Who Can File a Wrongful Death & Survivorship Lawsuit in New Jersey

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

July 16, 2024

Losing a loved one is always devastating. The pain can be even more troubling and grieving more difficult when death...

What To Do After a Slip and Fall Accident in New Jersey

What To Do After a Slip and Fall Accident in New Jersey

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

July 1, 2024

Slip and fall accidents happen without warning and often lead to difficult injuries and sustained pain. There are some immediate...

New Jersey’s Safe Passing Law Promotes Safety for All Road Users

New Jersey’s Safe Passing Law Promotes Safety for All Road Users

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

December 13, 2023

Unlike motorists in enclosed vehicles, pedestrians, bicyclists, and other vulnerable road users lack the protective barrier of a vehicle structure...

New Jersey Ranked Worst State for Driving

New Jersey Ranked Worst State for Driving

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

October 19, 2023

The experience of driving varies from state to state. Some provide safer, more straightforward, and less stressful streets than others....

What Age Group Has the Highest Pedestrian Fatality Rate?

What Age Group Has the Highest Pedestrian Fatality Rate?

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

July 19, 2023

In New Jersey, people 65 and older are at a higher risk of being hit by a car. Fatal pedestrian...

Teen Driver Fatalities Surge During the “100 Deadliest Days of Summer”

Teen Driver Fatalities Surge During the “100 Deadliest Days of Summer”

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

June 12, 2023

There are over a dozen deadly teen driver crashes per year in New Jersey. Summer is a time for relaxation,...

Hurt On the First Day: Can You Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

Hurt On the First Day: Can You Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

May 22, 2023

When you start a new job, you may be looking forward to the benefits. These may include health insurance, paid...

10 Ways Drivers Can Help Prevent Bicycle Accidents

10 Ways Drivers Can Help Prevent Bicycle Accidents

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

April 14, 2023

To share the road safely with bicyclists, drivers must follow certain steps. Bicycling is popular in Shrewsbury, Newark, and throughout...

Never Events: Preventable Medical Errors That Should Never Happen

Never Events: Preventable Medical Errors That Should Never Happen

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

April 3, 2023

A "Never Event" can lead to serious health consequences When we seek medical care, we put our trust in healthcare...

The Role of Independent Medical Exams in New Jersey Workers’ Comp Claims

The Role of Independent Medical Exams in New Jersey Workers’ Comp Claims

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

March 13, 2023

IMEs can play a critical role in workers' comp claims An independent medical exam sounds innocent enough, but when the...

How to Obtain Video Footage of your New Jersey Slip & Fall Accident

How to Obtain Video Footage of your New Jersey Slip & Fall Accident

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

February 13, 2023

Video can serve as objective evidence in support of your claim or lawsuit. Surveillance videos have become ubiquitous in contemporary...

Common Knee Injuries in Slip and Fall Accidents

Common Knee Injuries in Slip and Fall Accidents

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

January 11, 2023

A slip and fall on someone else's property may result in a severe knee injury. Slip and fall accidents are...

Winter Slip and Fall Accidents on Commercial Property

Winter Slip and Fall Accidents on Commercial Property

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

December 16, 2022

Slip and falls on ice or snow can cause a wide range of severe injuries Every winter brings snow and...

New Footwear Standard Is Good News for Worker Safety

New Footwear Standard Is Good News for Worker Safety

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

November 9, 2022

Slip and fall accidents often lead to severe workplace injuries Slip and fall accidents are the third most common non-fatal...

Sidewalk Slip & Fall Claims Can Be Challenging

Sidewalk Slip & Fall Claims Can Be Challenging

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

October 11, 2022

A slip and fall lawyer can determine liability and fight for the compensation you deserve if you fall on public...

What Are the Elements of a Slip and Fall Case in New Jersey?

What Are the Elements of a Slip and Fall Case in New Jersey?

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

September 23, 2022

Pedestrians were hit by cars in New Jersey at a tragic & record-setting pace in 2021. According to a new...

New Jersey Sets 30-Year High for Pedestrian Deaths

New Jersey Sets 30-Year High for Pedestrian Deaths

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

August 10, 2022

Pedestrians were hit by cars in New Jersey at a tragic & record-setting pace in 2021. According to a new...

Taking Steps to Reduce Fall Risks For Workers

Taking Steps to Reduce Fall Risks For Workers

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

July 18, 2022

Workers throughout New Jersey face hazards on the job. When injured in a workplace accident, they deserve workers’ compensation benefits...

Can Remote Workers File for Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey?

Can Remote Workers File for Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey?

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

June 3, 2022

If you're injured working remotely, you should know your rights In New Jersey and almost every other state, businesses are...

The Difference Between a Workers’ Comp Claim and a Personal Injury Claim

The Difference Between a Workers’ Comp Claim and a Personal Injury Claim

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

May 17, 2022

Make sure you know all your legal options if you're hurt at work Everything changes after an injury. You're in...

Falls Are the Leading Cause of Injury, Death for Construction Workers

Falls Are the Leading Cause of Injury, Death for Construction Workers

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

April 15, 2022

If you're injured in a construction accident, it's important to remember that you have rights Construction is among the most...

March is National Ladder Safety Month

March is National Ladder Safety Month

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

March 14, 2022

Our NJ Workers’ Comp Lawyers Are Proud To Help Raise Awareness About Ladder Safety and Training Ladders are an essential...

Your Legal Rights if You Slip and Fall on Ice

Your Legal Rights if You Slip and Fall on Ice

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

February 4, 2022

Cold winters are a fact of life in New Jersey, and unfortunately, so are slip and falls on snow and...

Top 10 Safety Violations Found By OSHA In 2021

Top 10 Safety Violations Found By OSHA In 2021

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

January 10, 2022

Workplace accidents happen every year – in Shrewsbury, Newark and throughout New Jersey. Workers are left with serious injuries and...

Common Soft Tissue Injuries (MSDs) That Qualify for Workers’ Comp Benefits

Common Soft Tissue Injuries (MSDs) That Qualify for Workers’ Comp Benefits

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

December 9, 2021

A New Jersey Workers' Comp Lawyer Provides the Details Dramatic single-incident accidents at work — like slip and falls or...

Safety Enforcement Is Up for New Jersey’s Most Deadly Tree & Landscaping Jobs

Safety Enforcement Is Up for New Jersey’s Most Deadly Tree & Landscaping Jobs

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

November 16, 2021

A New Jersey workers' comp attorney discusses the dangers workers face Logging workers are often among those with the most...

Does Workers’ Comp Cover a Torn Meniscus?

Does Workers’ Comp Cover a Torn Meniscus?

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

October 19, 2021

A workers’ comp lawyer serving New Jersey explains how the system works Workers’ compensation benefits can be a lifeline after...

Shebell & Shebell Wins Appeal in Workers’ Compensation Case

Shebell & Shebell Wins Appeal in Workers’ Compensation Case

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

September 20, 2021

Shebell & Shebell, LLC has won an appeal for a ShopRite employee who was hurt at her workplace but later...

Move Over! What Drivers Need To Know About New Jersey’s New Law

Move Over! What Drivers Need To Know About New Jersey’s New Law

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

September 7, 2021

It took more than 10 years to get here, but New Jersey's governor has signed a law giving greater protection...

Amazon partnership aims to reduce workplace injuries

Amazon partnership aims to reduce workplace injuries

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

August 12, 2021

Amazon has announced a partnership with the National Safety Council to find ways to prevent musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) – a...

Safe passing bill to protect bicyclists awaits NJ governor’s signature

Safe passing bill to protect bicyclists awaits NJ governor’s signature

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

July 19, 2021

A retired New Jersey police officer says he has faced more close calls riding his bicycle than he ever did...

‘Top 10’ most cited OSHA violations of 2020

‘Top 10’ most cited OSHA violations of 2020

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

March 2, 2021

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released preliminary data for its top 10 most cited violations for 2020....

Can I collect workers’ compensation for hearing loss?

Can I collect workers’ compensation for hearing loss?

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

December 7, 2020

There are many workers who spend hours in noisy environments in order to earn a living. According to the Centers...

Workplace Injuries Linked to Heavy lifting

Workplace Injuries Linked to Heavy lifting

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

October 21, 2020

Injuries from lifting heavy objects usually take place under a pair of circumstances. First, you may be asked to lift...

Preventing workplace injuries linked to flammable chemicals

Preventing workplace injuries linked to flammable chemicals

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

September 9, 2020

Many workplace injuries and deaths are linked to exposure to flammable chemicals, fires and explosions. We often hear about explosions...

NJ lawmakers introduce legislation that would impact workers’ comp cases & third party claims

NJ lawmakers introduce legislation that would impact workers’ comp cases & third party claims

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

August 10, 2020

New Jersey lawmakers recently introduced legislation that would remove limitations on lawsuit costs and attorneys' fees relating to third-party workplace...

Legal battle brews over Amazon’s workplace injury data

Legal battle brews over Amazon’s workplace injury data

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

July 13, 2020

There has recently been a lot of publicity about the way Amazon has approached the treatment and safety of its...

Workplace burnout is a real health threat

Workplace burnout is a real health threat

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

June 10, 2020

While some jobs are more stressful than others, all workers can experience stress at the workplace. Over time, that stress...

What are the risks police and first responders face during COVID-19?

What are the risks police and first responders face during COVID-19?

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

April 28, 2020

In March 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy issued a statewide stay-at-home order in order to help prevent the spread...

Sweeney bill may allow workers sickened by COVID-19 to collect workers’ compensation

Sweeney bill may allow workers sickened by COVID-19 to collect workers’ compensation

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

April 15, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 107 requiring many businesses...

COVID-19 pandemic presents hazard to delivery drivers, truckers

COVID-19 pandemic presents hazard to delivery drivers, truckers

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

April 7, 2020

Deliver drivers, warehouse workers and truckers are among the many essential workers on the front lines of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)...

What types of threat do nurses face at work?

What types of threat do nurses face at work?

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

March 11, 2020

You might think that working on a construction site or as a police officer is dangerous. While those workers certainly...

How serious is exposure to asbestos?

How serious is exposure to asbestos?

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

February 26, 2020

Asbestos is a natural mineral that's used in several building materials due to its strength, insulating, and fire-retardant abilities. According...

Workdays missed in retail due to injuries

Workdays missed in retail due to injuries

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

January 13, 2020

When you think of hazardous jobs resulting in workers’ compensation claims, you probably think about construction workers and law enforcement...

Getting workers’ comp for a knee or leg injury

Getting workers’ comp for a knee or leg injury

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

January 6, 2020

Experienced Monmouth County workers' compensation lawyers discuss what you should do if you sustain a knee injury on the job...

What should construction companies do to protect trench workers?

What should construction companies do to protect trench workers?

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

December 27, 2019

Construction trenches are a vital part of maintaining our infrastructure and are used to access or construct gas lines, water...

‘Forever Chemicals’ Linked to Cancer Show Up Strong in Firefighters’ Blood

‘Forever Chemicals’ Linked to Cancer Show Up Strong in Firefighters’ Blood

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

November 29, 2019

A new study show that firefighters have high blood levels of potentially dangerous chemicals used in the manufacture of blaze-extinguishing...

New State Workers’ Compensation Laws Now Protect 9/11 First Responders

New State Workers’ Compensation Laws Now Protect 9/11 First Responders

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

October 7, 2019

It's been nearly two decades since we, as a nation, experienced the horrific acts of terror committed on September 11,...

I Was Injured in a Construction Accident. Now What?

I Was Injured in a Construction Accident. Now What?

Shebell & Shebell, LLC

September 18, 2019

A construction accident can be a chaotic and devastating occurrence. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the...

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