Jaffrey, New Hampshire Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Prior to entering private practice, Attorney FitzGerald was a Workers’ Compensation Hearings Officer at the New Hampshire Department of Labor. He also served on the staff of the New Hampshire Emergency Management Agency for one year
He is a graduate of George Washington University where he majored in economics. While living in Washington DC, he served on the...
After graduating from the University of Colorado School of Law, Chad worked for the National Organization for Women (“NOW”) National Judicial Education Program which educates the judiciary with regard...
manchester, NH 03104
Boston University School of Law and Boston College Law School
Vin handled numerous administrative hearings including those before the Health Care Certificate of Need Board, New Hampshire Public Employees Labor Relations Board, Department of Labor, Administrative Law Judges, various administrative, professional,...
Laconia, NH 03246
University of Connecticut School of Law
I was born and raised in New Hampshire. I graduated from Laconia High School in 1977. I obtained my B.A. in Economics with honors, from Colby College in 1981, and my J.D. cum laude, from Boston College Law School in 1984. I joined Normandin,...
Tim is dedicated to helping each of his clients through the uncertainty, anger and worry of hard times. Whether he is guiding someone through the maze of issues after a work injury, steering someone through the legal aspects of a sudden disability, or protecting an individual’s right to fair compensation after being wrongfully harmed, Tim always strives to...
In 1976, Jerry earned his B.A. at St. Michaels College. He received his J.D. from DePaul University in 1979. After law school, Jerry joined Normandin, Cheney & O’Neil. Jerry is a sustaining member of the New Hampshire Association for Justice and American Association for Justice. He a member of the New...
Injured on the job?
The workers' compensation system attempts to streamline the process for handling work-related injuries and illnesses, such as a loss of limb, back injury, or repetitive strain injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. The system generally provides fixed remedies to employees suffering from work-related injuries without requiring the employee to prove fault, thereby minimizing the need for litigation and its associated costs. Benefits from workers' compensation insurance may include medical care, temporary disability benefits, permanent disability benefits, vocational rehabilitation, and death benefits.
The workers' compensation system is typically an alternative to filing a civil lawsuit for a personal injury claim, and in most cases, you may not pursue both avenues for compensation for an injury.
A workers' compensation lawyer can help you navigate the workers' compensation system to get the full benefits to which you are entitled. If your injury was caused by someone or something not covered by your employer's workers' compensation insurance, a workers' compensation attorney can help you file a third-party claim so that you get the compensation you deserve.
Sometimes workers' compensation attorneys also handle matters in personal injury or employment law. However, some attorneys also handle workers' compensation matters exclusively.
Cumulative injury: The career total of an employee's job-related injuries resulting in disabilities.
Third-party claim: A legal claim by an employee against a party who is not the employer and whose negligence caused injury during or in the course of employment.
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