Can I Appeal a Denied Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Can I Appeal a Denied Workers' Compensation Claim?

Workers’ compensation provides income and medical benefits to those who sustain work-related injuries. However, many times these claims will be denied or disputed by the workers’ comp insurance company that your employer carries. You may be wondering, “Can I appeal a denied workers’ compensation claim?” If you are appealing a denied claim, you will need […]

Preventing a Workplace Accident

Preventing a Workplace Accident

Construction sites are dangerous. Even if you have taken all necessary safety measures and precautions, there are many unseen obstacles that can obstruct you from preventing a workplace accident. Workers’ compensation laws exist to help injured construction workers like you recover damages. However, a skilled attorney is necessary if you want to receive the full […]

Can I Receive Workers’ Comp if I Have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Can I Receive Workers’ Comp if I Have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

“Can I receive workers’ comp if I have carpal tunnel syndrome?” is one of the most common questions that our attorneys receive at the Law Office of Jeffrey A. Young. If you work at a job that requires repetitive movements from your hands and wrists, you could be at risk of developing carpal tunnel syndrome. […]

What If My Workers’ Compensation Claim Is Denied?

What If My Workers’ Compensation Claim Is Denied?

“What if my workers’ compensation claim is denied?” Workers’ compensation laws exist to protect employees who have been hurt on the job. But workers’ compensation insurance companies all too often would rather protect themselves. Unfortunately, many claims for workers’ comp benefits are denied, and the worker is put at a considerable disadvantage before the claim […]

Information on Workers’ Compensation

Information on Workers’ Compensation

If someone is injured as a result of his or her job, the first and primary source of recovery will be workers compensation. Here is some information on workers’ compensation. For those who are unfamiliar, workers compensation is a form of insurance for injured workers that provides two primary benefits. The first is compensation for […]

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 […]