Injured Construction

Worcester Construction Accident Attorney

Shrewsbury Workers’ Compensation Attorney

If you are a construction worker injured on the job in the MetroWest region or anywhere in central Massachusetts, talk to a Massachusetts workers’ compensation attorney at Eden Rafferty, in Worcester. For nearly 20 years, our lawyers have been helping builders and subcontractors receive the full and fair workers’ comp benefits they have paid for as part of their compensation package with their employer.

Why Do Injured Construction Lawyers Need a Lawyer to Get Workers’ Comp?

Under Massachusetts law, employers are required to carry workers’ compensation benefits for their employees and contract workers. In return for providing wage loss benefits in the event of an injury, the injured worker agrees that no further liability will be placed on the employer. Construction project sites are among the most dangerous workplaces in America. Often, a negligent equipment manufacture, the property manager or even a careless subcontractor on site may be held liable for additional damages above the category of workers’ comp wage loss benefits you are entitled to.

By hiring an experienced workers’ compensation and personal injury trial law firm, we are able to guide you through the complex Massachusetts workers’ compensation system and aggressively pursue a maximum claim against a negligent third party.

Contractors Don’t Always Obey Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Laws

Under state law, building contractors are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance for employees and some categories of independent contractors under their employ. Many injured builders are surprised to learn that their contractor does not cover them or fires them for filing a claim. If you are having difficulty with your employer or contractor, talk to us right away. We know the law, and we hold employers to it.

Free Consultation · Contingency Fees · Serving Central Massachusetts

We have experience successfully representing injured builders and construction contractors in third-party workplace injury claims, including:
    • Scaffold and ladder fall injuries
    • Collapsed roofs, walls and trenches
    • Forklift, hoist and crane accidents
    • Dump truck, grader and construction vehicle accidents
    • Subcontractor and supervisor negligence
    • Explosions, burns, electrical shock
    • Exposure to toxic chemicals and materials
    • Injuries from falling tools and equipment

Worcester Construction Accident Lawyer

From our offices in Worcester, we represent injured construction workers and building subcontractors the MetroWest region and central Massachusetts. Contact us to arrange a free consultation.

Practice Areas

Asbestos Diseases
Commercial & Truck Drivers
Commercial Driver and Truck Driver Injuries
Commercial Driver Injuries
Construction Site Accidents
Industrial & Manufacturing Workers
Industrial and Manufacturing Accidents
Injured Construction Workers
Injuries Not Covered by Workers’ Comp
Injuries to Service Industry Workers
Lost Wage Benefits
Lump Sum Payment
On-the-Job Accidents
Public Transportation Worker Injuries
Service Workers
Workplace Injuries

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