How to Appeal a Denied Workers’ Comp Claim

If you are out of work because of an on-the-job injury, you expect that your lost wages and medical bills will be covered by workers’ compensation. Every day you go without your benefit is a financial hardship—and if your claim has been denied, it just compounds the economic and emotional stress.

Common Construction Accidents in Massachusetts

Not surprisingly, jobs in the construction industry are among the most dangerous in the U.S. People in construction work at great heights, deal with heavy equipment and power tools, are exposed to toxic substances, operate around high voltage electrical sources and are involved with dangerous demolition projects.

Lump Sum Settlement for Workers’ Compensation Claims

Depending on the details of your workplace accident case, it may be in your best interests to accept a lump sum settlement. However, if you are offered a lump sum settlement after suffering a work injury, do not accept or sign anything until consulting with an experienced attorney.

Repetitive Stress Injuries in the Workplace

When people hear the phrase “work injury,” they often imagine a slip and fall, or other type of sudden accident. However, repetitive stress injuries (RSI) are all too common and can affect workers across a wide range of industries.

Types of Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Massachusetts

A workplace injury can leave you stranded with medical expenses and household bills piling up. Fortunately, most workers in Massachusetts are covered by workers’ compensation insurance. The type, amount, and duration of benefits you receive is based on the extent and severity of your injury or illness.