Petrillo & Goldberg Law Blog

Filing a New Jersey workers’ compensation claim based on wear and tear


While many injuries occur in the workplace suddenly as part of a traumatic accident, others take place more gradually over a period of time. Examples of traumatic incidents at work include falling off a ladder, cutting part of a hand while using a saw or a sudden increase in bodily pain caused by lifting a […]

Paid breaks cannot offset compensation owed to employees


A district court decided that some of DuPont were not compensated for overtime. The employer contended that it should not be responsible for back pay because the workers had previously received all the compensation, to which they had a right. The employer further argued that since it provided them with paid meal breaks, although it […]