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Ms. Terri A. Hiles Esq

Ms. Terri A. Hiles Esq

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  • New Jersey
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Biography

Ms. Hiles is an associate at Petro Cohen focusing on workers’ compensation claims with more than 25 years of legal experience. Her practice at Petro Cohen has included working in all areas of workers’ compensation, including traumatic injury claims as well as occupational exposure claims.

Ms. Hiles attended West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia where she majored in political science and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1993.

She then enrolled in law school at Widener University School of Law located in Wilmington, Delaware. During law school, Ms. Hiles she completed the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program, and also participated in a student attorney program, which assisted low income individuals with filing Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Widener University in 1997. Subsequently, Ms. Hiles was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar in 1998 and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey in 1999.

After being admitted to the Bar, Ms. Hiles joined a private Atlantic City, NJ law firm as an associate in the workers’ compensation department. In addition to having private firm experience, Ms. Hiles held a position in government for numerous years. In 2001, Ms. Hiles accepted a position in the Law Department of the Atlantic County Government as Assistant County Counsel, where her primary focus was the handling of workers’ compensation claims. Ms. Hiles remained with Atlantic County Government for over 11 years and, thereafter, accepted her current position as an associate with Petro Cohen Law Firm.

For more information on workers’ compensation, or to set up a free consultation to discuss your potential workers’ comp claim, contact Ms. Hiles at (888) 675-7607.

Education
Widener University
J.D. (1997)
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West Virginia University
B.A. (1993)
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Publications
Articles & Publications
What Is the Most Common Repetitive Motion Injury?
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What to Do If My Workers’ Compensation Claim Is Denied
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6 Key Facts about Hiring a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
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What are the Considerations for Filing for Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey?
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Awards
Best Law Firm, Workers' Compensation Law, Tier 2, NJ
Best Lawyers
For the eleventh consecutive year, Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo, P.C. has been named on the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list, recognized regionally for Workers’ Compensation Law.
Best Law Firm, Workers' Compensation Law, Tier 2 NJ
Best Lawyers
For the tenth consecutive year, Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo, P.C. has been recognized regionally for Workers’ Compensation Law on the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list for 2020.
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
Professional Associations
Member Atlantic County Bar Association
Atlantic County Bar Association
Current
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The Justice James H. Coleman, Jr. New Jersey Workers’ Compensation American Inn of Court
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Area
    Workers' Compensation
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Blog
June is National Safety Month: 5 Tips to Stay Safe at Work
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Understanding the Employer’s Right to Choose Medical Care Providers
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Common Employer Defenses to Workers’ Comp Claims
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Understanding Total vs. Partial Disability
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Common Claims for Workers’ Comp
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If I File a WEAR and TEAR™ Workers’ Compensation Claim, Will I Have to Quit My Job?
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How to Know for Sure if Your Injury Was Work-Related
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The New Jersey Workplace: It’s Dangerous Out There
Blog
Can I Claim Workers’ Compensation for a WEAR and TEAR™ Injury from a Past Job?
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Five Tips for Preventing WEAR and TEAR™ Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Can I Get Workers’ Compensation if I Work From Home?
Blog
Top Career Fields Prone to Wear and Tear Injuries
Blog
The Importance of Filing a Thorough and Timely Employee Accident Form
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Signs Your Job Might Have Caused Your Injury
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Carpal Tunnel: What Is It and When Does Workers’ Compensation Cover It?
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10 Things to Know about State Workers’ Compensation
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Social Media and Workers’ Compensation Claims
Blog
Independent Medical Examinations for Wear and Tear Injuries
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How Are Workers’ Compensation Benefits Calculated in New Jersey?
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Are Voluntary Offers Still Logical in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation?
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Are You at Risk? The Most Susceptible Professions for WEAR and TEAR Injuries
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New Jersey’s Workers’ Compensation Rates Are Increasing for 2020
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What If I Am in Pain Due to a WEAR and TEAR Injury but Can Still Work?
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I Was Hurt Post-Termination: What Are My Options?
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Why Am I Being Accused of Workers’ Compensation Fraud?
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Are Truck Drivers Eligible for Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey?
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Can I Choose My Own Doctor for a Workers’ Comp Claim?
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How to Identify a Torn Rotator Cuff
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