Workers who are injured while doing their job duties can turn to workers' compensation for benefits. In New Jersey, this is a no fault program that covers medical care related to the injury. It also provides temporary and permanent disability benefits if the worker can't return to their job duties because of the injury.
There are many types of accidents that might lead to a personal injury claim. The tie that binds them together is that the victims suffered financial damages that the party liable for the incident should cover. These damages are often medical bills, lost wages and similar financial impacts of the injury. Some other damages might also be possible depending on the situation.
Senior citizens who are in nursing homes count on the help of the nurses and other staff members to help them with daily care tasks. While many people get that assistance without any issues, there are instances in which the residents suffer abuse and neglect at the hands of the individuals who are being paid to care for them.