Workers’ Comp Statute of Limitations

Injured at work in the past but never filed for workers’ compensation? Watch this video to learn about the workers’ comp statute of limitations in MA.

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How long do I have to file a workers’ compensation claim in Massachusetts?


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.Workers' Comp Statute of LimitationsIn 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 statute of limitations in Massachusetts? 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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