If you were not in a work capacity this should not be a w/c claim. Before you post anymore particulars contact a local and qualified w/c attorney. Feel better.
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Correct, that is a non w/c claim.
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Typically, a worker's compensation claim involves injuries that take place during the course and scope of your employment. If you were not officially on duty but helping out in some work related manner, you may end up qualifying for coverage. If not, you would have to prove some kind of negligence or fault on the part of the employer or property manager. Contact a New Jersey injury attorney on follow up. Good luck.
It will not be workman's comp, because you were not working. You may have a claim for personal injury, depending on the reason you fell.
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Be careful about your job.
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If you are not in the course and scope of your employment than most likely it is not comp. what caused you to fall? Simply falling and sustaining an injury will not entitle you to anything. There must have been some defect of the premises that the owner knew or should have known about at a time sufficiently prior to your fall to protect against same. Speak to an attorney who specializes in fall down cases.
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