January 23, 2019

Do I Need a Lawyer if I am Injured at Work in New Bedford?

Hiring a lawyer to help you with your workers’ compensation claim is strongly recommended in certain situations. The Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents advises injured workers to seek the guidance of a Massachusetts workers’ compensation lawyer when your claim is disputed or has been denied. The reason for this is that the rules and laws…

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February 10, 2017

Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act Injuries

After being rated in the top-ten most dangerous occupations of 2016, it is of no surprise that Congress has created a special workers’ compensation program that will cover fisheries and ports. Because of the long hours that an employee can put in a single workday and the amount of moving machinery on land, it is…

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