workers’ compensation

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Worker’s Compensation Laws

April 12, 2013

As Massachusetts and Rhode Island personal injury attorney who does a fair amount of workers compensation law work, I receive a lot of questions from people who want to know what to do when they are hurt at work. Its understandable, workers compensation laws are complex and you need a competent personal injury attorney skilled in […]

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The Injuries You’re Most at Risk For at Work

February 14, 2013

Let’s be honest, some jobs are dangerous and require tasks that aren’t always the safest. Most companies do a substantial job of protecting workers and enforcing security measures, but accidents just happen unexpectedly. An employee or employer could be at fault for the accident, but most circumstances are random and it’s hard to determine fault. […]

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Repetitive Stress Injuries in the Workplace

February 1, 2013

Repetitive stress injuries, which are also commonly known as repetitive stress disorders, are a growing concern in many different workplaces. In fact, repetitive stress injuries account for over 60 percent of all job-related injuries in the USA, and 1 in 8 individuals will suffer from some kind of repetitive stress injury in their lifetime. What […]

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How Long Can You Get Worker’s Comp For?

January 7, 2013

(US law) Worker’s compensation is designed to protect both employees and employers.  When an employee is injured during the course of doing their duties, they can file a worker’s compensation claim to receive payment for lost wages, for medical expenses associated with treating the injury, and for partial or total disability if the worker is […]

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Recognizing and Filing a Case for Repetitive Motion Injuries

September 28, 2012

(US law and generally) Although there are certain industries in which workplace injuries are more typically the result of a sudden, traumatic accident, a large percentage of workplace injuries actually develop slowly over time.  One such example of this – repetitive motion injuries – may actually take anywhere from months to years to begin affecting […]

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