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Worker’s compensation claim against hospital after patient attacks nurse


A nurse who worked at the Bergen Regional Medical Center hospital was attacked by a patient, and as a result, suffered physical injury and emotional distress. An arbitrator determined that Bergen Regional Medical Center is required to pay for her medical expenses. According to, Sandra Giancarlo, who was employed by the hospital as a […]

Timely filing of occupational disease claim


Usually, if you suffer an injury at work, you must file an occupational disease claim within two years of the date you discovered the disability and its relevance to your job. Otherwise, you will be barred from bringing such a claim. While an accident has a certain date, it may be difficult to ascertain the […]