Total Disability Award for a Workers’ Compensation CaseMarch 1, 2017
Thomas F. Dorn, Jr., Esq., Partner, Certified Civil Trial Attorney and Certified Workers’ Compensation Law Attorney with the Law Firm of Einhorn, Harris, Ascher, Barbarito & Frost, P.C. in Denville, NJ announces a workers’ compensation award in which the injured worker received 100% (total disability) for a work related motor vehicle accident.
In September 2013, Petitioner was in a work van when a NJ Transit Bus struck his work van in a head-on collision causing severe injuries to Petitioner’s neck, low back and left shoulder. Petitioner underwent several surgeries. A workers’ compensation claim petition was filed for Petitioner’s various injuries and following his trial testimony, Petitioner received total disability in which he will be receiving the maximum weekly amount allowed in NJ workers’ compensation law for the year 2013 for the rest of his life.