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Newark Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Newark Workers’ Compensation Court for Injured Employees in Essex County, New Jersey

Injured employees who file Workers’ Compensation claims in New Jersey can run into all kinds of complications. Having an experienced Workers’ Compensation lawyer on your side throughout the process can make all the difference when it comes to maximizing your benefits and getting the compensation that you need, want, and deserve. A qualified Workers’ Comp lawyer can make sure that the insurance company in your Workers’ Compensation case does not pressure you into accepting a “low ball” settlement offer that barely covers your expenses.

Andrew Calcagno is a skilled Workers’ Compensation attorney with more than 25 years of experience in Essex County, NJ, including Newark, East Orange, Irvington, Bloomfield, and West Orange. Mr. Calcagno has been named a Super Lawyer by NJ Monthly Magazine, an honor bestowed on only a handful of practicing attorneys in the state. Additionally, he has met the Standard of Excellence for Selection to the Top 100 Trial Lawyers. This means that you can count on Andrew Calcagno to professionally handle your Workers’ Comp case if it is heard in the Newark Workers’ Compensation Court.

Were you injured while working in Essex County, New Jersey? Andrew Calcagno can help you navigate the Workers’ Compensation system and get you the benefits you deserve. Contact Mr. Calcagno today.

Information on Newark Workers’ Compensation Court

Workers’ Compensation cases in NJ are ordinarily assigned to the court in the county in which the injured employee resides. If the injured employee resides outside of the state, then the Workers’ Compensation case should be assigned to the county where the employer is located.

The Newark Workers’ Compensation Court serves Essex County, New Jersey.

Court Address:

124 Halsey Street, 2nd floor
Newark, NJ 07101-0226
Phone: 973-648-2663
Fax: 973-648-7780

Court Personnel:

  • Regional Supervisor: Caroline Mandaglio
  • Head Clerk: Dorinda Pinho
  • Administrative Supervisory Judge: Philip Tornetta
  • Presiding Judges: Christopher Leitner, D. Gayle Loftis, Dawn Shanahan, Philip Tornetta, Theresa Yang

Newark, New Jersey

Newark is a major city in Essex County, New Jersey. Newark has a total population of more than 281,000 residents, making it the most-populous municipality in NJ and one of the largest cities in the U.S. Newark is located roughly eight miles away from lower Manhattan in New York. Within Newark, there are five wards: East Ward, South Ward, North Ward, Central Ward, and West Ward.

Newark is a major transportation hub, with Newark Penn Station providing rail service for thousands of commuters and Newark Liberty International Airport servicing countless travelers every day. Additionally, Port Newark-Elizabeth is the main container shipping terminal on the East Coast.


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$4.7 M

Verdict - Train Accident

Plaintiff suffered multiple injuries, including a fractured skull that resulted in a large epidural hematoma requiring an emergency craniotomy after a New Jersey Transit train accident.

$4.0 M

Settlement - Bus Crash

Plaintiff sustained multiple fractures and injuries to her shoulder, neck, lower back, leg, and ankle after a bus accident. She required several surgeries which still resulted in permanent damage.

$2.5 M

Verdict - Head-On Collision

Plaintiff suffered multiple injuries, including a right temporal skull fracture, requiring a temporal craniotomy; post-traumatic seizure disorder; and post-traumatic stress disorder.

$2.0 M

Settlement - Wrongful Death

Diesel mechanic was tragically crushed to death while repairing valves in the compactor unit of a garbage truck. Victim’s family sued the truck manufacturer for putting the valves inside the unit.

*Results vary, depending on the facts and circumstances of each case. This record of success in the courtroom and at the negotiation table serves our clients in two important ways: (1) It compensates them for their pain and suffering; and (2) It helps them rebuild their lives.

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