If you are hurt or injured in a workplace or on the job accident your life may be forever impacted. Depending on the severity of your injuries the life you currently enjoy may be permanently altered. Workers compensation injuries are very common in Massachusetts and can occur in settings such as clerical or administrative environments, jobs requiring manual labor, service industry jobs and at health care facilities.
Filing a Massachusetts workers compensation claim is very complex and should be done by an experienced Boston Massachusetts workers compensation attorney. Attempting to file your claim yourself can easily result in it being done incorrectly which can disqualify you from obtaining benefits.
Having an experienced Worcester MA workers compensation lawyer on your side will ensure that your claim is filed correctly, on time, and your rights are protected. The Brockton Massachusetts Workers Compensation Attorneys at our firm have many years experience handling workers compensation claims in Massachusetts. They are well versed in Massachusetts workers compensation law and how the workers comp system works. Our New Bedford workers comp lawyers handle all types of workers compensation claims including:
Workplace slip and falls down stairs, hallways, elevators and doorways.
Repetitive stress injuries caused by lifting, hammering, typing and other routine work activities.
Back, knee and shoulder injuries from assaults, falls and repetitive stress movements.
Burn injuries from chemicals, liquids, steam and electrical contact.
Machine and equipment accidents such as forklift accidents, crane accidents, ladder and scaffolding accidents.
Workers compensation auto accidents in work owned cars and your own vehicle.
Fatal workers compensation accidents on job sites, robberies, crushing accidents and electrocutions.
If injured in the workplace in Massachusetts you may be entitled to benefits such as:
Partial and total disability
Scarring and disfigurement
Medical expense coverage
Death and funeral benefits
According to Massachusetts workers comp statute of limitations you have 3 years from the date of injury or date of death to seek legal recourse via filing a workers compensation claim. While you may want to just put the accident behind you it makes sense to contact our Quincy, Massachusetts workers compensation lawyers immediately following the accident. With them at the helm you will know that your rights are protected and that your workers compensation claim is being handled correctly and in a timely fashion. This will allow you to focus on recovering and getting back to work.
Contact our Boston Massachusetts workers compensation lawyers today to discuss your case and how to protect your rights. We handle Massachusetts workers compensation cases on a contingency fee basis meaning we charge no fee for work related injury claims unless we recover on your behalf.
Our Massachusetts workmans compensation lawyers handle work injury cases in all of Massachusetts including Boston, Lowell, Lynn, Quincy, New Bedford, Fall River, Newton, Somerville, Framingham, Malden, Waltham, Haverhill, Taunton, Plymouth, Brookline, Weymouth and Chicopee, MA.