Workers’ Compensation Blog Posts

How to Apply for Workers’ Compensation in Massachusetts

Workers’ compensation is available for Massachusetts workers who develop a work-related illness or injury. Workers’ compensation provides compensation for lost wages, medical treatment, permanent loss of bodily function and vocational rehabilitation training. Below, our attorneys explain the procedures that must be followed to apply for workers’ compensation, including the forms that need to be filed.... Read More

Types of Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Massachusetts

Have you recently been injured on the job? If so you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits from your employer or its insurance company. One of the most frequently asked questions about workers’ compensation in Massachusetts is what types of benefits are available. Below, our experienced Boston workers’ compensation attorneys review the different types of benefits, explaining who... Read More

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on Workers’ Compensation in Massachusetts

Even if you have filed a workers’ compensation claim in the past, you may have a lot of questions about the process. That is why Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC has compiled a list of frequently asked questions and answers about filing a workers’ compensation claim in Massachusetts. Whether you have suffered an on-the-job injury... Read More

Construction Worker Dies After 20-Foot Fall from Scaffolding

Last Thursday, a 54-year-old construction worker died after falling 20 feet from a scaffolding at a home construction project on Lincoln Street in Waltham, Massachusetts. The man received medical care at the scene before being transported to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to a severe head injury, according to Waltham police. The incident is... Read More

Reasons Your Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Claim Can Be Denied

Unfortunately, workers’ compensation insurers will look for any reason to deny your Massachusetts workers’ compensation claim. If you review the most common reasons claims are denied, you can determine how to improve the odds of your claim being approved. Improper Reporting Under Massachusetts workers’ compensation laws, employees are required to submit a written report about... Read More

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