Car Accident on the Job

Car Accident on the Job

If you have suffered a car accident on the job resulting in serious injuries, you may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation. However, these claims tend to be more fact-dependent than that of other workplace injuries, which is why it is crucial to hire an experienced Massachusetts workers’ comp attorney to make sure you recover […]

Causes of Repetitive Stress Injuries

Causes of Repetitive Stress Injuries

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. In this article, we discuss the various causes of repetitive stress injuries. […]

Workers’ Compensation Claim Denial

Workers’ Compensation Claim Denial

If the workers’ comp insurance company makes a decision to deny your claim, you have the option of appealing the workers’ compensation claim denial directly to the DIA by filing a claim. Read this article to learn about the steps in appealing a denied claim. Contact the Law Office of Jeffrey A. Young to schedule […]

Seeking Medical Attention

Seeking Medical Attention

Seeking medical attention after a workplace injury is the most important step you must take. Obviously, it is extremely beneficial for your health, but it is also the foundations of a solid workers’ comp claim. Your employer’s workers’ comp insurance carrier will be very skeptical of the validity of your injuries if you never sought […]

Calculating Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Calculating Workers’ Compensation Benefits

If you have been injured on a job site in Massachusetts, you are eligible to receive workers’ compensation. Every employer is required to carry workers’ comp insurance, but that does not necessarily mean you will receive the full benefits you may be entitled to. This is why calculating workers’ compensation benefits is so difficult, and […]

Firing an Employee

Firing an Employee

One of the more common questions that is asked regarding workers’ compensation is whether firing an employee for getting injured on the job is allowed. Unfortunately, in Massachusetts, there are no laws in place that prevent an employer from doing this. If you have lost your job after filing a workers’ comp claim, we are […]

Common Pre-Existing Conditions

Common Pre-Existing Conditions

Common Pre-Existing Conditions There are many common pre-existing conditions that can be exacerbated by the requirements of your job. Minor ailments can turn into major injuries over time, especially if your work requires constant repetitive motion. If you are wondering if you are eligible for workers’ compensation, please contact our office today to schedule a […]

Permanent Loss of Hearing

Permanent Loss of Hearing

Permanent Loss of Hearing If you have suffered permanent loss of hearing due to your job, you may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation. Working in a loud environment can severely reduce your hearing as time goes on, and you deserve to be compensated fairly. Contact our Massachusetts workers’ compensation attorneys today to get started […]

Do I Need a Workers’ Comp Attorney?

Do I Need a Workers’ Comp Attorney

Do I Need a Workers’ Comp Attorney? If you have been injured in a workplace accident, you may be asking yourself, “Do I need a workers’ comp attorney?” Whether you have suffered serious injuries or a minor one, you should always seek the advice of an experienced lawyer. Here is why: Do I Need a […]

Maximum Amount of Workers’ Comp

Maximum Amount of Workers’ Comp

Workers who are seriously injured on a job site often want to know if there is a maximum amount of workers’ comp they are eligible to receive. If you have any questions, please contact our experienced Massachusetts workers’ compensation attorneys today to schedule a free consultation. Maximum Amount of Workers’ Comp | Is There a […]