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    Workers’ Compensation vs. Personal Injury Claims: Which is Right for Me?

    Workers’ Compensation vs. Personal Injury Claims: Which is Right for Me? Have you been injured while carrying out your work duties? Most employees believe they can only take advantage of workers’ compensation when they get injured at their workplace. However, this isn’t always the case. In some instances, you can file a personal injury claim for accidents you experience at …

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    Repetitive Stress Injuries and Workers’ Compensation Law

    Repetitive stress injuries can cause severe pain, tissue and nerve damage and prevent you from working and even leading an everyday lifestyle. It can bring about expensive medical treatments and costly lost wages due to work absence. As a potentially incapacitating injury, repetitive stress injury is covered by workers’ compensation, but not in every case. Here’s everything you need to …

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    Getting a Workers’ Compensation Claim Approved for Sprains and Strains

    Soft tissue damages like sprains and strains are among the most common medical issues occurring from workplace accidents. Although treatable, soft tissue injuries can lead to substantial medical bills and lost wages. Getting this type of workers’ compensation claim approved is critical for your peace and well-being.  At Eden Rafferty, our workers’ comp attorney has been working tirelessly for years …

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  • Legal Advice on How You Can Get Workers’ Compensation for Carpal Tunnel

    Each year, more than eight million people are diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome. The frequency in which workers are diagnosed with this debilitating condition is a big reason why carpal tunnel is described as the “chief occupational hazard” by the U.S. Department of Labor.   What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a repetitive stress injury related to the …

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  • Injuries Covered by Workers’ Compensation

    If you suffer an injury in a work-related accident, your mind is probably inundated with questions and concerns about your future. You may be concerned about your job, your income, and whether you will be able to pay your fixed expenses and the expenses that arise as a result of the accident. Do not fret. You may be eligible to …

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  • Information on How Workers’ Compensation Benefits Are Paid to Claimants

    If you or a family member have been injured as a result of a workplace accident, you may be able to pursue certain financial benefits under the Massachusetts workers’ compensation program, which is codified under Mass. General Laws c.152. Typically, an injured worker in Massachusetts can file a workers’ compensation claim seeking the following financial benefits:  Percentage of the employee’s …

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  • Injured At Work With No Workers’ Comp? We Have Your Options.

    Massachusetts is a strict liability state. Employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance to cover workplace injuries sustained by their employees. It’s a “no-fault” system that allows every employee to receive benefits for a job-related illness or injury no matter how it happened (with a few exceptions). Workers’ compensation programs are designed to provide claimants with medical benefits and …

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