Petrillo & Goldberg
Excels for our clients
Talk to an Attorney
Get a Free Case Evaluation
Close

What is a workers’ compensation insurance?

Millions of workers are injured in the workplace or in the course of their employment every year. Work-related accidents may result in injuries and missed days from work. Sometimes the injury is so severe that the injured employee is unable to return to work. Some job-related accidents have even resulted in the death of the worker. The injured employee or the deceased worker’s survivors may seek compensation for the injuries, lost wages, or death arising from the accident. In New Jersey and Pennsylvania, worker’s compensation is the exclusive remedy benefits for a workplace accident.

Benefits for injuries and lost wages are paid from the employer’s worker’s compensation insurance coverage. Workers’ compensation is a no-fault insurance that covers employees when they have a work-related injury or illness. New Jersey Pennsylvania law requires employees to have workers’ compensation insurance through an insurance company, a state-run workers’ compensation insurance provider, or by self-insurance approved by the state. If an employer fails to maintain workers’ compensation insurance, it may face penalties set by state law.

Other Frequently Asked Questions:

Call US AT 856.486.4343
TESTIMONIAL

I have dealt with other law firms, and there is no comparison. It is an honor to know you and I must say, that I have the highest regard for your integrity.

- Lance Zeaman

TRUST

Meet our Attorneys

The highly competent lawyers at Petrillo and Goldberg represent clients with personal injury claims, workers compensation claims, slip-and-fall cases and automobile accident victims. We work for you, and take our job of getting the best possible results for you seriously.

Scott M. Goldberg

PROFILE

Steven Petrillo

PROFILE

Scott D. Schulman

PROFILE

Jeff Thiel

PROFILE