Workers Compensation

Court Clarifies “Major Cause” in Workers Comp

In Goodwin's Case, the Massachusetts Appeals Court affirmed the Department of Industrial Accidents Reviewing Board decision affirming the Hearing Judge's...

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Five Things You Need To Do After A Work Injury

If you've ever been hurt in an accident -- whether a car accident or work accident -- it is common...

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OSHA Cites Food Plant for Safety Violations After Fatal Accident

The Occupational Safety and Health and Administration has found severe, multiple safety violations at a Taunton-based food plant in Massachusetts. ...

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Workplace Safety Inspections Lead to Company Profits

Regular inspections by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are not welcomed by employers.  However, these inspections actually reduce injury...

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OSHA Cites Lancaster, Massachusetts Company For Work Fatality

On May 7, 2012, OSHA announced that it issued a willful citation to a Lancaster, Massachusetts packaging manufactuer in connection with the...

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Third-Party Pain & Suffering Not Subject To Workers Comp Lien

Curry v. Great American Insurance Company In a recent case, Curry v. Great American Insurance Company, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court...

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What Is Workers Comp, Really?

In my Massachusetts workers comp law practice, I run into a lot of injured workers who don't understand workers compensation.  At...

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Work Injury? Be Sure To Report It!

In my workers comp law practice, I help injured workers collect benefits under the Massachusetts workers compensation law.  One problem that I see...

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Construction Third-Party Claims And Workers Comp

Oftentimes, when a construction worker gets hurt at work, the injured worker may have legal rights for his or her work...

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Workers Comp Rotator Cuff Settlement

Attorney John Sheehan recently settled a workers comp case for $175,000 on behalf of a Massachusetts employee who injured both shoulders and elbow in...

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