Project Description

Samuel M. Gaylord


Sam Gaylord

Phone: 609.771.8611
Fax: 609.779.6044

120 Sanhican Drive
Trenton, NJ 08628

Practice Areas

Samuel M. Gaylord practices in the areas of workers’ compensation, Social Security Disability and disability pension appeals. Mr. Gaylord is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a workers’ compensation law attorney and is licensed to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He received his B.A. degree from Syracuse University and his J.D. degree from Seton Hall School of Law. He then served as a judicial intern with the Honorable Charles A. Delehey, and since 1996 has worked primarily in the area of workers’ compensation. In 2002, Sam was named Young Lawyer of the Year for Mercer County and in 2003 received the Young Lawyer of the Year Service to the Bar award from the New Jersey State Bar Association. In January 2004, Mr. Gaylord formed Gaylord & Yuska, and in June of 2007, Lawrence E. Popp, Esq. joined the firm.

Currently, he is a Barrister member of The American Inns of Court Foundation for workers compensation in New Jersey and a member of the New Jersey State, Mercer County, and American Bar Associations as well as the Association of American Justice and the Council on Safety and Health. He is President of the Mercer County Bar Association, a member of the Ewing Democratic Club and a volunteer for several of the more recent political campaigns. He has lectured and written on a variety of workers’ compensation, Social Security Disability, and Medicare issues and is an accomplished trumpet player. He is married to Amy for these past 18 years and has two daughters Rachel, age 21, and Anna, age 20, and a son, Benjamin, age 14.

Mr. Gaylord is the former Managing Partner and founder of Gaylord Popp, LLC.

New Jersey

New Jersey Super Lawyers List Issued by Thomson Reuters – Workers’ Compensation, 2006 – 2022
Young Lawyer of the Year Service to the Bar Award – New Jersey State Bar Association, 2003
Young Lawyer of the Year – Mercer County Bar Association, 2002

J.D. – Seton Hall University School of Law
B.A. – Syracuse University

American Bar Association – Member
Association for American Justice
The American Inn of Court Foundation for Workers’ Compensation – Barrister Member
Council on Safety & Health
Ewing Democratic Club – Member
New Jersey State Bar Association – Member
Mercer County Bar Association – Past President

Workers’ Comp Medical Appointments: Differences in Medical Opinions

Accidental Disability Pension Denied: Accident Was Not Undesigned or Unexpected

Workers’ Compensation: Report Work Injuries Immediately

How Long Does It Take to Receive Social Security Benefits After Approval?

Disability Pensions and Workers’ Compensation Explained

Workers’ Compensation Awards

Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Disciplinary Charges

Workers’ Comp Medical Appointments: During or After Work Hours

Disability Claim Denied: Doctor Indicates Individual Can Perform Duties

Can Minors Get Workers’ Compensation?

New Jersey Pension Systems Explained

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation for Remote Workers

Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Disciplinary Charges

Disability Claim Denied: Pre-Existing Condition

Can I Reopen a Closed Workers’ Compensation Case?

Workers’ Compensation and Insurance Companies

Connection Between Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury