A Fall River man obtained a $100,000 settlement from Ace American Insurance Company after filing a workers’ compensation claim. During the course of his employment, he was loading a couch into a truck and injured his right arm in the process. Surgical repair was required followed by physical therapy rehabilitation. d’Oliveira & Associates maintained joint responsibility with a Massachusetts workers’ compensation attorney, who negotiated a Lump Sum settlement with the insurance company.
Nearly all injuries that happen while you are on the job can be covered by filing a workers’ compensation claim. The key is if this was a work-related injury. Therefore, an accident on the job, illnesses that occur as a result of exposure to work activities, exposure to chemicals on the job and even injuries that happen as a result of traveling for the job can be covered under workers’ compensation benefits.
Contact a Fall River Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
If you or a loved one were recently injured while on the job, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses and lost earnings, among other losses. You should contact a knowledgeable Fall River Workers’ Compensation Lawyer to discuss all of your options and to get you the best possible compensation for your injuries. Please call us today toll-free 24/7 at 1-800-992-6878 or fill out an online contact form for a free (no obligation) case evaluation.