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    Covid-19 Pandemic: Can You Collect Workers’ Comp if You Get Sick?

    Over 100,000 people in Massachusetts have gotten and recovered from COVID-19. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused chaos in the workplace, with many businesses temporarily closed, on limited capacity, or shuttered permanently.  Additional safety standards are in place to help prevent the spread. But if you contract COVID-19 in MA, are you entitled to workers’ compensation? We’ll answer your top FAQs …

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  • Top Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Workers’ compensation can protect you financially if you suffer an accident at work. Because it covers lost wages, medical expenses, and rehabilitation, it’s crucial you get the most out of your workers’ compensation claim. Unfortunately, it’s easy to make mistakes during the claim process — costly mistakes that could cost you thousands of dollars. What can you do to maximize …

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  • VIDEO: Delay in Getting Treatment in Workers’ Compensation Case

    A very large issue in workers’ compensation cases is a delay in obtaining medical treatment. We at Eden Rafferty are very good at navigating bureaucratic hurdles to provide you with timely medical treatment so that you can get better.

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  • VIDEO: How to Get Medical Approval for Your Treatment in Workers’ Compensation Case

    One of the biggest issues in workers’ compensation cases is how to get a medical approval for a treatment that you need. Learn about the rules for getting medical care in a workers’ compensation case.

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  • VIDEO: Workers’ Compensation: Can I Choose My Own Doctor?

    Under the Massachusetts workers’ compensation laws, you have the right to see the doctor of your own choosing, even if your employer requires you to see their own medical provider. Learn more from our Founding Partner, Jane Eden.

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  • VIDEO: Workers’ Compensation: How Long Can Workers’ Compensation Benefits Last

    Workers who experiences an injury on the job wonder just how long compensation will last. The length of benefits is based on the type of disability caused by the injury. There is a temporary total disability, temporary partial disability and permanent and total disability. They are all very different, but all based on the same injury and the same facts.

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  • VIDEO: How to Qualify for Workers’ Compensation Benefits

    To be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits, there are two basic requirements: You must be an employee of a company who has (or was supposed to have) workers’ comp insurance. You must have been injured at work or as a result of job-related duties. Watch our video to learn about these requirements in more detail.

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  • 3 Things to Do to Help Win Your Workers’ Compensation Case

    Injuries happen -- especially at work. In fact, approximately 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported by private industry employers in 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics states. If you become injured on the job, you must protect your rights in case your employer fights your workers’ compensation claim. To do this, it’s imperative to follow these [...] More  →
  • What You Need to Know About the Workers’ Compensation Process

    You’ve been injured on the job. You’re in pain. Now what? Immediately, you want to start a Workers’ Compensation claim. Good. It’s the right thing to do. However, wanting a claim doesn’t guarantee coverage. Rather, the process can be daunting. Remaining aware of the battle can best prepare you for possible litigation should your case be denied. Here are the …

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  • Workers’ Compensation: Learning the Difference Between Total Disability and Partial Disability

    If you become incapacitated as a result of work in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you may be entitled to certain disability benefits. Depending on the nature of your disability, these benefits range from temporary to permanent and partial to total. Knowing the differences can help you get the best coverage allowed by workers’ compensation laws. Temporary Total Incapacity Benefits You …

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