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Paterson Workers’ Compensation Court for Injured Workers in Passaic County, New Jersey


Employers and insurance companies that contest Workers’ Compensation claims in NJ often argue that the employee’s medical bills, as well as lost wages due to missed time from work, stem from a preexisting injury. In other words: The employer argues that the worker was already hurt before the workplace accident and that the insurance provider should not be on the hook for covering medical bills and related expenses to treat the preexisting injury. Do not let your employer, or their insurance company, deprive you of the Workers’ Comp benefits you deserve.

Andrew Calcagno is a Passaic County Workers’ Compensation lawyer who fights on behalf of injured workers throughout New Jersey, including Paterson, Clifton, Wayne, West Milford, and Hawthorne, NJ. One thing you should know about Mr. Calcagno is that he will not rest until you have received the full benefits for your on-the-job injury. During the past 25 years, Mr. Calcagno has helped numerous clients who sustained workplace injuries that resulted in temporary disability, permanent disability, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.

If you were injured while working in Passaic County, NJ, you need a skilled Workers’ Compensation attorney on your side. Contact Andrew Calcagno today to determine the next step in your case.

Information on Paterson Workers’ Compensation Court

If you were injured at work, your New Jersey Workers’ Compensation case will likely be assigned based upon your county of residence. In the event that you reside outside of NJ, then your Workers’ Compensation case will likely be assigned to the county where your employer is located.

The Paterson Workers’ Compensation Court serves Passaic County, New Jersey.

Court Address:

100 Hamilton Plaza, 8th floor
Clark Street
Paterson, NJ 07505
Phone: 973-977-4526
Fax: 973-977-1916

Court Personnel:

  • Regional Supervisor: Mildred Rodriguez
  • Administrative Supervisory Judge: Philip Tornetta
  • Supervising Judge: Jean Bogle
  • Presiding Judges: Jean Bogle, Jamie Buonocore (Recall), Kenneth Campen, Michael Dillon, Beverly Karch (Recall), George Pollard (Recall)

Paterson, New Jersey

Paterson is a major city in Passaic County, NJ. Paterson, which is the county seat, has a total population of 146,199 residents, according to the most recent census. Those residents live in a geographic area of 8.7 square miles. Paterson is bordered by Clifton, Elmwood Park, Fair Lawn, Haledon, Hawthorne, Prospect Park, Totowa, and Woodland Park. Important neighborhoods in Paterson, NJ include the Great Falls Historic District (marked by the landmark Great Falls of the Passaic River), Downtown Paterson (the city’s primary destination for visitors at night and on weekends), Eastside Park Historic District (with 1,000 historic homes), Manor Section (a residential neighborhood), and South Paterson (which also goes by “Little Istanbul”).

In the 19th century, Paterson became known as the “Silk City” because it produced large quantities of silk. These days, the city is known as a haven for small businesses, many of which are run by immigrants. Paterson is home to dozens of ethnic groups and has a Muslim population of more than 25,000 people.

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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.

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Settlement - Bus Crash

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

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Verdict - Head On Collision

Paintiff 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

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

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