Going to Court for Workers’ Comp

Are you worried about going to court for workers’ comp? Watch this video by our Lowell work accident attorney to see whether you’re required to appear.

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Question:

Will I have to go to court for my workers’ comp claim?

Answer:

I got a call from a woman the other day and her question was, “Do I have to go to court if I file a workers’ compensation claim?” The answer is, no. You don’t have to go to court. Workers’ comp in Massachusetts is handled by the Department of Industrial Accidents which is an administrative body.Going to Court for Workers CompThey do have judges and there are proceedings, but they’re not formal court proceedings; it’s less formal. You probably will have to make an appearance at some point, depending on how far your case goes. If you speak to a qualified Massachusetts workers’ comp attorney, they can explain the whole process to you in detail.


Were you or a loved one seriously injured during work and have questions about going to court for workers’ comp? Contact a Lowell workers compensation lawyer at The Law Office of Jeffrey A. Young today for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our experience work for you.

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