Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

If you have been hurt in a workplace incident, you may be wondering if you have a Massachusetts personal injury claim. In addition to the workers’ compensation claim process, some injured workers sometimes have the option of filing a personal injury lawsuit. This pathway for recovery usually isn’t available to injured workers, but there are […]

Foreign Voluntary Workers’ Compensation Coverage

Foreign Voluntary Workers' Compensation Coverage

Foreign voluntary workers’ compensation coverage (FVWC) might be necessary for companies that employ workers who travel outside of the United States on business. This specific type of coverage provides benefits to employees who suffer an injury while working in another country. Foreign Voluntary Workers’ Compensation Coverage | Examples Every employer in Massachusetts is required to […]

Benefits in Accordance with Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Law

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Law Benefits

Workplace injury law varies slightly from state to state. If you are injured on the job while working in the state of Massachusetts, it is important to know what benefits you may be entitled to in accordance with Massachusetts workers’ compensation law. Get Our FREE Workers’ Comp Guide Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Law | Disability Benefits […]

Mistakes to Avoid After a Construction Accident

Mistakes to Avoid After a Construction Accident

There are several mistakes to avoid after a construction accident if you want to protect your legal rights as an injured worker. In this article, we’ll discuss what you should and shouldn’t do following a job site injury in Massachusetts. Construction Accident Mistakes | Not Reporting Your Injury Whether you have sustained a minor injury […]

4 Causes of Repetitive Stress Injuries in the Workplace

4 Causes of Repetitive Stress Injuries in the Workplace

Repetitive stress work injuries – like carpel tunnel syndrome – are one of the most common types of workplace injuries. In fact, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, these injuries account for about one-third of all workers’ comp claims in Massachusetts. Below, we describe 4 causes of repetitive stress injuries that could make […]

Workers’ Comp for Pre-Existing Injuries

Massachusetts law provides workers’ compensation benefits when a worker sustains an injury or illness in the course and scope of their employment. The law also provides workers’ comp for pre-existing injuries that are aggravated or exacerbated on the job. However, these are some of the most commonly disputed workers’ compensation claims. It is essential to retain […]

Have You Suffered a Neck Injury on the Job?

Have You Suffered a Neck Injury on the Job

Have you suffered a neck injury on the job? If so, you are eligible to receive workers’ compensation. Neck injuries — along with back and spinal ailments — are some of the most common workplace injuries in the state of Massachusetts. It is only right that you are reimbursed for lost wages and medical costs. […]

Injured on the Way to Work

Injured on the Way to Work

You might be wondering if you are eligible to receive workers’ compensation in Massachusetts if you were injured on the way to work. After all, you wouldn’t have been injured if you didn’t have work in the first place, right? Unfortunately, that is not the case. However, it is important to understand what constitutes the […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome, also known as repetitive stress syndrome, is one of the most common on-the-job injuries in Massachusetts. While it may seem minor, it can cause permanent disability. Workers who suffer from workplace carpal tunnel syndrome injuries may not be able to return to their chosen occupation. Workers may also require multiple surgeries, wrist […]

What to Expect at a Workers’ Compensation Hearing

What to Expect at a Workers’ Compensation Hearing

Were you injured while working in Massachusetts but your workers’ compensation claim was denied? The experienced attorneys at the Law Office of Jeffrey A. Young will make sure you are prepared for the appeals process. In this article, our experienced attorney discusses what to expect at a workers’ compensation hearing. What to Expect at a […]