Category Archives: Workers’ Compensation

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 […]

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 […]

Mistakes to Avoid When Making a Workers’ Comp Claim

Mistakes to Avoid When Making a Workers’ Comp Claim

In Massachusetts, every injured worker has the right to workers’ compensation. However, these claims can sometimes be denied by your employer’s insurance carrier. There are a few mistakes to avoid when making a workers’ comp claim so that you receive the full compensation you deserve. Do Not Wait to Report Your Injury Should a worker […]

Does Workers’ Comp Cover Pre-Existing Conditions?

Does Workers’ Comp Cover Pre-Existing Conditions

One of the more complicated questions we receive from our clients is, “Does workers’ comp cover pre-existing conditions?” If you were injured while on the job, you might be worried that pre-existing medical conditions could ruin your right to benefits. We would love to hear more about your particular case. Contact the Law Office of […]

What is Vocational Rehabilitation?

What is Vocational Rehabilitation

After a workplace injury in Massachusetts, you may be entitled to receive vocational rehabilitation. Now, what is vocational rehabilitation? Vocational rehab is a service that will see if your particular skills are transferable to another job with similar skills. That way, you will still be able to work even if you are physically unable to […]

Complex Workers’ Comp Scenarios

Complex Workers’ Comp Scenarios

Not all workplace injuries are cut-and-dry situations that end with simple compensation solutions. If a volunteer or a remote employee is injured while working, this can lead to more complex workers’ comp scenarios. Contact the Law Office of Jeffrey A. Young to schedule a free consultation. Complex Workers’ Comp Scenarios | Remote Employees We received […]