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Slip and Fall at Airport

New Jersey Slip and Fall Lawyers at The Law Offices of Harold J. Gerr Advocate for Those Injured in Airport Accidents.

Slip and fall accidents are among the most common type of accident and can happen anywhere — including airports. Airports are chaotic, crowded places full of safety hazards that could cause a slip and fall accident. You may have observed some of these common causes of airport slip and fall accidents:

  • Defective equipment
  • Electrical cords
  • Freshly washed floors
  • Missing handrails in areas with stairs, sloping floors, or walkways.
  • Poor lighting in parking garages or stairwells
  • Snow and ice on sidewalks in passenger departure and arrival areas
  • Spilled food or drink.
  • Uneven surfaces such as sidewalks, pavement, loose tiles or rugs, and broken stairs
  • Wet entranceways on rainy days

These safety hazards can exist because of poor housekeeping procedures, inadequate maintenance, a lack of funds to remedy problems, and any combination thereof. Regardless of the reason,

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Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Surgery?

Piscataway Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at the Law Offices of Harold J. Gerr Help Injured Employees Get the Surgeries They Need.

Workplace injuries happen to people across the nation every day. When they do, the injured employees are entitled to file Workers’ Compensation claims through their employers. Workers’ Compensation serves as a type of insurance that reimburses employees who have been hurt on the job for a portion of their lost wages, their out-of-pocket medical treatment, and some other related costs.

What happens if your injuries are serious enough to require surgery like orthopedic surgery, cosmetic surgery, or neurological surgery? In a perfect world, Workers’ Compensation would pay for your surgical procedures as well as any follow-up appointments, prescriptions, and therapy you would need afterward. The problem is that sometimes Workers’ Compensation insurance providers may deny payment for surgeries for a variety of reasons.

If this occurs, you should contact a Workers’ Compensation lawyer who practices in your state right away. The longer you wait after receiving a denial, the harder it can be for you from a health and stress perspective.

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Who Pays for Medical Bills After Car Accidents?

New Jersey Car Accident Lawyers at the Law Offices of Harold J. Gerr Help Injured Accident Victims Seek Compensation.

Even a seemingly straightforward car accident can quickly become a stressful and complicated situation if you are injured. Perhaps one of the more important questions that is asked is who pays for your medical bills following a car accident injury. In New Jersey, you have different options available to you.

Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Coverage in New Jersey

In New Jersey, all drivers are required to purchase Personal Injury Protection when purchasing car insurance, with the options between Basic and Standard coverage. With New Jersey’s “no-fault” insurance rule, both options are meant to cover your bills stemming from an accident:

  • Coverage for medical benefits is per person, per accident.
  • Drivers who purchase basic PIP coverage must have at least $15,000 coverage. Those that purchase the standard PIP policy, which is generally more popular, have a limit of $250,000 coverage.
  • For very serious injuries, such as permanent brain injury or disfigurement,
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