Workers’ Compensation for Volunteers

Were you or a loved one injured while helping your community? You have rights, and we can help you protect them. Watch this video to find out about workers’ compensation for volunteers and the benefits available if you’re injured while volunteering. If you have questions about your work injury, contact us today to arrange a free confidential consultation. Let our 30+ years of experience work for you.

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Question:

Can injured volunteers collect workers’ comp?

Answer:

I got an interesting call the other day as to whether or not a volunteer is covered under workers’ compensation. It’s a little bit complicated in Massachusetts. Generally, to be covered under workers’ compensation, you have to be an employee who’s paid.Workers' Compensation for VolunteersThere are some exceptions with volunteers in specific categories, so it’s important that you speak to a workers’ compensation specialist attorney in order to determine if, in fact, your injury while volunteering is covered.


Were you or a loved one seriously injured while working as a volunteer and have questions about your rights pertaining to workers’ compensation for volunteers 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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