Failure To Report: Failure to Report a Work Accident Allows Insurance Carrier to Deny Benefits

By |2022-05-16T12:33:07-05:00May 16th, 2022|COVID-19, Workers' Compensation|

By: Samuel M. Gaylord In today's economy workers are being injured and not reporting it. In fact, a recent survey showed only one (1) out of every seven (7) work accidents are reported.  Fear of losing their job, fear of reporting the claim, fear of being perceived a troublemaker are all legitimate concerns after [...]

Emerging from the Pandemic, Seeking Legal Counsel is More Important Than Ever

By |2022-03-22T10:07:15-05:00March 22nd, 2022|COVID-19, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation|

By: Michael Brottman While we all hope that the COVID-19 pandemic is nearing its end, the reality is that COVID-19 cases continue, driven by the recent surge of the Omicron variant. Even if you have not personally been infected, we have all suffered from this pandemic. Lost opportunities for business, education, medical treatment, travel [...]

NJ Public Safety Workers Eligible for Workers’ Comp for COVID-19

By |2022-03-22T09:24:49-05:00March 22nd, 2022|COVID-19, Workers' Compensation|

By: Samuel M. Gaylord Police officers, first responders and public safety workers are covered by New Jersey Workers’ Compensation if exposed to and affected by COVID-19. The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act provides benefits for injuries “arising out of and in the course of one’s employment”. The New Jersey Supreme Court in Coleman v. [...]

New Jersey Law Journal Spotlight: Small Firm Mergers Piling Up in New Jersey

By |2022-02-03T11:30:24-05:00February 3rd, 2022|Company News, Workers' Compensation|

On February 2, 2022, the New Jersey Law Journal published an article titled "Small Firm Mergers Piling Up in New Jersey". Szaferman Lakind Partner Sam Gaylord was featured in the article as he discussed his decision as former Managing Partner of Gaylord Popp, LLC to merge with Szaferman Lakind at the beginning of 2022. [...]

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