Worker’s Compensation Claims for Commercial & Truck Drivers in Worcester
Truck drivers face an extremely high rate of injury. They could get hurt in an automobile accident or be injured while loading or unloading their truck. Fatal injuries like wrongful death are more likely to happen while driving, but painful, long-lasting injuries and illnesses are more likely to result from overexertion, loading, and unloading.
Truckers frequently experience:
- Abdominal injury
- Back and neck injury like disc herniations
- Shoulder injury
- Knee and hip injury
Trucker’s worker’s compensation cases can be more difficult than other occupations because you travel often for work, and where the injury occurs may not be where you live or where your company is based.
Different states have different worker’s compensation policies. Some are more generous and some are stricter. Insurance companies know this and will try to use it against you to give you fewer benefits.
The only way to be confident that you are choosing the best state for your claim is to speak to a lawyer who is fluent in and experienced with the worker’s compensation laws for Massachusetts and the surrounding states.
Eden Rafferty has been helping truckers for more than two decades get the greatest benefits possible from worker’s compensation claims. And when you call or come in for a consultation, it’s always free.
We know that truckers have a hard, physical job. And it’s not possible for you to do your job when you are injured in any way. It’s important for you to get the rest and medical care you need to continue to perform at the best of your abilities. The only way you can do that is with the trust that you will be reimbursed for medical bills and a portion of your lost wages by worker’s compensation. That’s why we’re here to help.
If you were injured:
- Because of your employer’s failure to maintain your trucking equipment like brakes or tires
- By a co-worker at a loading or unloading facility
- In a forklift accident
- Because of a manufacturer’s faulty or defective products like brakes or tires
- In a truck accident because of an improperly balanced load or because of a negligent car driver
Then you need to talk to Eden Rafferty today. We have the experience, skills, and passion to get you the worker’s compensation benefits you deserve.