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Stephen Michael Matarazzo

Stephen Michael Matarazzo

Hard Working Attorneys for Hard Working People
  • Workers' Compensation
  • New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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Summary

Mr. Matarazzo has over 20 years of experience and is a key partner who handles most of the firm’s cases outside of Atlantic and Cape May counties. He practices exclusively in the area of workers’ compensation and handles all workers’ compensation cases in Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean, and Salem counties.

Mr. Matarazzo is a 1986 graduate of the Haverford School. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Denison University (Granville, OH) in 1990 and went on to attend Widener University School of Law (Chester, Pa) where he graduated in 1995 receiving his law degree (J.D.). While in law school, Mr. Matarazzo received the American Jurisprudence Award for Excellent Achievement in Torts I.

Stephen has four children that are currently in elementary school and enjoy playing ice hockey and golf. He enjoys playing golf with the kids, as well as attending Flyers and Phillies games with them.

Steve became an attorney to make a difference in client’s lives. He explains, “I practice workers’ compensation to help injured workers obtain the benefits that they are entitled to when they are injured.” His favorite part of his work is the time spent with fellow attorneys in the office discussing legal issues.

Mr. Matarazzo is an active member of numerous legal organizations.

Atlantic County Bar Association, Member (1998 to present)
New Jersey State Bar Association, Member, (1998 to present)
The Justice James H. Coleman, Jr. New Jersey Workers’ Compensation American Inn of Court (1997 to present)

For more information on workers’ compensation or to set up a free consultation, contact Mr. Matarazzo at (888) 675-7607.

Practice Area
  • Workers' Compensation
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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Pennsylvania
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
Widener University
J.D. (1995)
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Denison University
B.A. (1990)
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Awards
Best Law Firm, Workers' Compensation Law, Tier 2 NJ
Best Lawyers
Best Law Firm, Workers' Compensation Law, Tier 2 NJ
Best Lawyers
For the ninth consecutive year, Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo has been named in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” publication for Workers’ Compensation Law, recognized in Tier 1 for New Jersey. A rigorous evaluation process is used to determine the “Best Law Firms” rankings, which includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Law firms must have at least one lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America list to be eligible for the “Best Law Firm” ranking.
Best Law Firm, Workers' Compensation Law, Tier 2 NJ
Best Lawyers
For the eighth consecutive year, Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo has been named in the 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” publication for Workers’ Compensation Law, recognized in Tier 1 for New Jersey. A rigorous evaluation process is used to determine the “Best Law Firms” rankings, which includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Law firms must have at least one lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America list to be eligible for the “Best Law Firm” ranking.
Best Law Firm, Workers' Compensation Law, Tier 1 NJ
Best Lawyers
For the seventh consecutive year, Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo has been named in the 2016 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” publication for Workers’ Compensation Law, recognized in Tier 1 for New Jersey. A rigorous evaluation process is used to determine the “Best Law Firms” rankings, which includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Law firms must have at least one lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America list to be eligible for the “Best Law Firm” ranking.
Best Law Firm, Workers’ Compensation Law, Tier 1 NJ
Best Lawyers
For the sixth consecutive year, Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo has been named in the 2015 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” publication for Workers’ Compensation Law, recognized in Tier 1 for New Jersey. The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America list.
Best Law Firm, Workers’ Compensation Law, Tier 1 NJ
Best Lawyers
Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo has been named in the 2014 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” publication for Workers’ Compensation Law, recognized in Tier 1 for New Jersey. The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America list.
Best Law Firm, Workers' Compensation Law, Tier 1 NJ
Best Lawyers
Best Law Firm, Workers' Compensation Law, Tier 1 NJ
Best Lawyers
Best Law Firm, Workers' Compensation Law, Tier 1 NJ
Best Lawyers
Best Law Firm, Workers' Compensation Law, Tier 1 NJ
Best Lawyers
Professional Associations
Various Labor Organizations
Lecturer
Current
Activities: Mr. Matarazzo frequently lectures to labor and other interested groups concerning workers’ compensation issues.
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Atlantic County Bar Association
Member
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New Jersey State Bar Association
Member
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The Justice James H. Coleman, Jr. New Jersey Workers' Compensation American Inn of Court
Member
- Current
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New Jersey State Bar # 028531995
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
PetroCohen.com
Blog
Is it Possible to Obtain Workers’ Compensation from a Car Accident?
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Optimizing Workplace Safety
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Could Your Injury be a WEAR and TEAR™ Workers’ Compensation Claim?
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Temporary Medical and Wage Compensation for NJ Workers’ Comp
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May is Building Safety Month
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The Facts About Workers’ Compensation and Mesothelioma
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Common Injuries in the Workplace
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Most Common Work-Related Injuries
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Can You Be Fired While Receiving Workers’ Comp?
Blog
Last Year, Nearly 5,000 U.S. Workers Died on the Job
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Construction Accidents and Workers’ Comp Benefits
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Parking Lots – Are They Considered Part of the Employer’s Premises?
Blog
Understanding the Most Common WEAR and TEAR™ Injury: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Should You Trust Your Workers’ Compensation Doctor?
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New Jersey’s “Odd Lot” Doctrine for Work-Related Injuries
Blog
The Three Most Common Construction Accidents – and How to Avoid Them
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WEAR and TEAR™ Injury Versus Acute Injury
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Are My Workers’ Compensation Benefits Taxable?
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Can I Be Fired For Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim in New Jersey?
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Can I Recover Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Stress or PTSD?
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What to Know About the Different Types of Disabilities Caused by Workers’ Compensation Injuries
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The Independent Medical Examination and How to Approach It
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I Suffered an Injury While at Work . . . But, Then I Failed a Drug Test. Can I Still Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
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Why Should I File A Claim With The Workers’ Compensation Commission If My Employer’s Insurance Is Already Paying For My Doctor?
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Injured During Your Work-Related Travels? You May Be Eligible for Workers’ Comp Benefits
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Can’t I Just Sue My Employer Instead of Filing a Worker's Comp Claim?
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Can You Receive Compensation for Trigger Finger?
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What If Workers’ Compensation Won’t Pay for My Surgery?
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Rotator Cuff Wear and Tear Injuries
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Three Ways to Reduce Slip and Fall Injuries
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How Does New Jersey’s Recent Supplemental Benefit Statute Impact Me?
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