ACME Market – Workers’ Compensation
Over 35 years of experience. Over $100 million recovered for clients.
ACME Market – Workers’ Compensation
Over 35 years of experience. Over $100 million recovered for clients.

ACME Markets Workers Compensation Lawyers

Today, ACME operates 163 stores in six states, employing more than 18,000 associates. There are around seventy ACME Markets found throughout New Jersey. 

With a large number of employees employed part-time or full-time at New Jersey ACME Markets, it is possible that some may experience a serious work injury during a morning or night shift. If you were injured at a New Jersey ACME Markets store, call the experienced New Jersey ACME Markets workers’ compensation attorneys at the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm at (973) 920-7900.

Understanding Work Accidents at ACME Markets: What You Need to Know

It’s important to know that accidents can happen while working at Acme Markets and being informed about your rights and options is crucial. In New Jersey, if your employer isn’t covered by federal programs, they are required to have workers’ compensation coverage or be self-insured.

If you get hurt, or something worse happens on the job, both your employer and other company officials have a responsibility. This includes covering medical expenses and providing support if you can’t work temporarily or permanently or if dependency benefits are needed. The law is designed to make sure that your well-being is taken care of.

In New Jersey, there are strict rules about having workers’ compensation insurance. If your employer doesn’t have it, they can face serious consequences. This can include financial penalties for both the company officers and the employer. These penalties are not just about money – they can affect the company’s reputation and future. Awards or penalties from a workers’ compensation claim can even turn into liens, which means they can impact the uninsured employer and the company officers involved. This is all to make sure that everyone is doing their part to keep workers safe and supported.

Common Types of Injuries Sustained While Working at ACME Markets

ACME Markets employees may encounter one or more of the following injuries:

  • Eye injuries – Being hit in the eyes by a toxic irritant from a compromised product container, flying pieces of material, or chemical splashes.
  • Burns & Lacerations – Using various tools such as box-cutters or operating a forklift can leave serious injuries. 
  • Electrocution – It just takes one short circuit to harm an ACME worker.
  • Neck and Back Injuries – From constantly reaching overhead or below the knees to restock shelves.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries – An employee can face paralysis or life-altering injuries if they move their back or neck a certain way. 
  • Repetitive Motion InjuriesConstantly lifting and moving products or boxes can result in this type of injury.
  • Muscle Strains – From lifting, shifting, pulling, and stacking items.
  • Slip and Falls – Slipping on liquids or other unexpected objects in store aisles can cause an employee to hit their head, fracture their hip, or sustain another type of injury.
  • Fractured or broken bones – Tripping and falling can result in multiple broken or fractured bones. 
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries – Can result from falling off a ladder while stocking, loading and unloading a truck or from slipping on a wet surface.

Types of Jobs at ACME Markets That May Involve Injuries

ACME Markets offers a diverse shopping experience, and to keep up with the changing demands of customers, ACME Markets may have the following positions:

  • Store Associate
  • General Manager
  • Cashiers 
  • In-Store Shopper 
  • Nightcrew
  • Meat Cutter
  • Maintenance Team Member
  • Assistant Store Director
  • Bakery Manager
  • Dairy Supervisor
  • Overnight Stocker
  • Pharmacy Clerks

An accident can happen unexpectedly, and leave a worker out of work for weeks, months, or even years. A meat cutter could seriously cut their hand or lose a finger. A store associate could dislocate their shoulders or fall off a ladder. A night crew team member may be hurt when operating heavy equipment or other tools. If you were injured during your shift, it’s best to speak with our attorneys to discuss the next best steps. 

What to Do After Sustaining a Serious Work Injury at ACME 

If you have been in an accident while working at ACME Markets, you are entitled to file for Workers’ Compensation benefits. It is the law in New Jersey that all employers must provide workers’ compensation.

It’s crucial to obtain copies of after-visit doctor summaries, medical tests and procedures, and other written communication to later share with your attorney. This will help you and your attorney to work together and to craft a compelling workers’ compensation claim and ensure you obtain the benefits you rightfully deserve.

At the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm, we will explain your legal rights as an injured ACME Markets employee and guide you on what steps you should take next. Call us today or fill out an online form to learn more. 

What Happens After You Have Been Injured at Work at ACME Markets

Always inform your employer about your accident as soon as possible of the when, where, how, and what the injury is and what treatment you require. At this point, we hear a lot of questions concerning choosing a doctor, with the most common question being whether or not the ACME Markets worker can see their doctor.

Although workers’ compensation claims seem straightforward, they can become stressful and confusing to handle on your own. If you’ve been injured while working at ACME Markets, the workers’ compensation attorneys at the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm know exactly how to handle your claim while allowing you the chance to recover from your work injuries.

Why Hiring an ACME Markets New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Is Essential  

Filing a claim on your own can be confusing due to the complexity and range of forms and other requirements. Your employer may try to get you back to work before you can handle it or deny benefits if they feel medical treatment is not necessary. 

At the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm, our experienced ACME Markets workers’ compensation attorneys investigate your accident and gather evidence to support your claim. We submit the correct paperwork on time and avoid any mistakes that may result in your claim being denied. 

Insurance companies use the workers’ compensation claims process to shortchange injured workers. They attempt to prove your injuries are not that bad and/or say they were not work-related. Your Todd J. Leonard Law Firm workers’ ACME Markets compensation lawyer fights for your rights, and handles handle any complications, allowing you to focus on recovery.

Contact the Experienced ACME Markets Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm Now!

If you were recently injured in a workplace accident at ACME Markets, this is undoubtedly a difficult time for you and your family. The workers’ compensation lawyers at the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm understand the challenges you face and want to help protect your rights. 

We have successfully served thousands of clients throughout New Jersey. To learn more about how we can help you pursue a workers’ compensation claim, give us a call today at (973) 920-7900 to request a free and confidential consultation. You can also connect with us through our online form. There is never a fee unless we win. 
Whether it be through a workers’ comp claim and/or a third-party personal injury case, our worker’s compensation and personal injury lawyers will help you navigate the complexities of the process, so you can focus on your recovery. We have recovered over $100 million for our clients and can effectively negotiate on your behalf with even the largest insurance companies.

Todd Leonard and his staff made me feel like family.

Trust me, he will take you into his hands and take care of all your personal injury legal matters. They are friendly, professional, and go out all the way for you. Thank you Todd Leonard and staff.

- Frank O.
The Leonard Law Firm is truly amazing.

They go above and beyond to make sure you get what you deserve.

- Gina V.
You are the most amazing person

and I am indebted to you forever!

- P.S.
I highly recommend using this law firm.

My lawyer Paul Paravati was always available there for me and gave me first rate service.

- Richard B.
Todd and his staff were courteous and caring about my personal well-being.

They were knowledgeable and settled my case in an expedited manner. I really felt they were on my side the whole way. Thank you Todd and staff for excellent treatment!

- B.H.
Mr. Leonard’s law firm constantly kept in touch

and on top of my problems. They were quick to respond to my legal needs and were very attentive and showed real concern to my issues. I highly recommend them to anyone needing legal representation.

- Leslie W.
He was relentless

until the case was fully settled and all was in our favor. Thank you so much. We highly recommend his office to anyone.

- E. and M.

A proven track record of success

$29.5Million
Product Liability & Auto Accident
$3.5Million
Drunk Driving Accident
$2.94Million
Car Accident Road Defect
$2.5Million
Workplace Construction Accident
$2.25Million
Fall Down Accident
$1.8Million
Car Accident State Vehicle
$1.8Million
Car Accident State Vehicle
$1.5Million
Fatal Apartment Fire
$1.36Million
Auto Accident
$1.2Million
Auto Accident
$1.0Million
Civil Sexual Assault Lawsuit
$1.0Million
Slip & Fall Accident
$1.0Million
Fall Down Accident
$29.5Million
Product Liability & Auto Accident
$3.5Million
Drunk Driving Accident
$2.94Million
Car Accident Road Defect
$2.5Million
Workplace Construction Accident
$2.25Million
Fall Down Accident
$1.8Million
Car Accident State Vehicle
$1.5Million
Fatal Apartment Fire
$1.36Million
Auto Accident
$1.2Million
Auto Accident
$1.0Million
Civil Sexual Assault Lawsuit
$1.0Million
Slip & Fall Accident
$1.0Million
Fall Down Accident
$29.5Million
Product Liability & Auto Accident
$3.96Million
Car Accident/Brain Injury
$3.5Million
Drunk Driving Accident
$3.1Million
Slip and Fall: Workers’ Compensation & Premises Liability Accident
$2.94Million
Car Accident Road Defect
$2.5Million
Workplace Construction Accident
$2.25Million
Fall Down Accident
$1.8Million
Car Accident State Vehicle
$1.5Million
Fatal Fire Apartment
$1.36Million
Auto Accident
$1.2Million
Auto Accident
$1.1Million
Slip & Fall Accident

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Being injured or having a family member injured can have serious and lifelong consequences. We can try to ease the burden. Contact us today to learn more about how our team of experienced New Jersey accident attorneys can support you through these challenging times.