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 Cap on Benefits?
A call I get a lot is about whether or not there are any caps on workers’ compensation benefits in Massachusetts. There’s no overall cap. Some benefits are limited in their time and what they pay, but there is no overall cap. If you’re on permanent total disability in Massachusetts, that can be paid for your lifetime. To get answers to your questions about what your benefits are, you should speak with a qualified workers’ compensation attorney.
Maximum Amount of Workers’ Comp | Statute of Limitations
I got a call the other day from a gentleman. He was injured at work about a year ago and he didn’t file a workers’ comp claim right away. His question was about how long he had to file that claim. In Massachusetts, there’s a four-year statute of limitations on filing workers’ comp claims, but it’s best to file it as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the staler the evidence is, and the harder it is to prove your case in front of a judge. You should file right away.
Were you or a loved one seriously injured during work and have questions about the workers’ comp benefits cap in Massachusetts? Contact a Massachusetts 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.