Filing a Lawsuit vs. Workers’ Compensation

Filing a Lawsuit vs. Workers’ Compensation

In addition to the workers’ compensation claim process, some injured workers in Massachusetts sometimes have the option of filing a personal injury lawsuit. This pathway for recovery usually isn’t available to injured workers, but there are two main exceptions to this rule. For more information on filing a lawsuit vs. workers’ compensation and what is […]

What if My Workers’ Comp Claim was Denied?

What if My Workers’ Comp Claim was Denied

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has a system in place to help workers who get hurt on the job. It’s called workers’ compensation and it provides income and medical benefits to those who sustain work-related injuries. Because of this, you should never have to think about, “What if my workers’ comp claim was denied?” Unfortunately, however, […]

Common Mistakes in a Workers’ Comp Claim

Common Mistakes in a Workers’ Comp Claim

There are many common mistakes in a workers’ comp claim that could make it difficult to recover damages. Anyone injured at the workplace in Massachusetts deserves to be compensated, and the experienced attorneys at the Law Office of Jeffrey A. Young do not want to see you make costly mistakes that could have otherwise been […]

Why Should I Hire an Attorney?

Why Should I Hire an Attorney

If you have been injured on the job in the State of Massachusetts, you’ll probably ask yourself, “Why should I hire an attorney? Aren’t I guaranteed workers’ compensation anyways?” Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Often, an employer’s insurance provider will dispute or deny a workers’ compensation claim. Contact our office today to receive the […]

Workers’ Compensation Laws in Massachusetts

Workers’ Compensation Laws in Massachusetts

The law varies slightly from state to state. If you are injured on the job in the state of Massachusetts, it is important to know what benefits you may be entitled to. For more information on workers’ compensation laws in Massachusetts, contact the Law Office of Jeffrey A. Young to schedule a free consultation with […]

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 […]