When you or a loved one suffers a work-related injury, you need professional legal help. In Massachusetts, there are various laws and legal processes governing how and when workers’ compensation is paid.
Every day, medical assistants, nurses, therapists, physicians, and other healthcare professionals treat sick patients and save lives. Yet many people fail to realize that even doctors can suffer slip and falls and other job site injuries.
Whether you are a nurse, dental hygienist, or other type of healthcare professional, a work injury can have serious consequences on your life. However, an experienced attorney can help you file a workers’ compensation claim to get you the benefits you desperately need for your recovery.
You received a letter from the insurance company, directing you to sign an attached form so that they “can continue paying your benefits”. The form is from the Department of Industrial Accidents, labeled Form 105 Agreement to Extend 180 Day Payment Without Prejudice Period. What is it? And should you sign it?