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If you have been injured at work, you should seek medical care immediately so that a doctor or other medical professional can document your injury status. Filing a claim will make filing a claim much more straightforward. If your workers’ compensation gets approved, you will be able to benefit from:
At the Law Office of James F. White, we are ready to take on your workers’ compensation case. Our team of legal professionals will provide representation for all compensation claims, including:
If you have been injured in a work-related incident or you are suffering long-term disability because of unsafe working conditions, our experienced attorneys can help. While we know you are not necessarily looking to file claims against your employer, getting the compensation you deserve to recover is still important.
Additionally, if your workers’ compensation claim has been denied, do not give up. We will help you appeal the initial claim so that you can still benefit from workers’ compensation. At the Law Office of James F. White, we will work with you to compile the necessary information and paperwork for a strong appeal.
While hiring a workers' compensation lawyer to file a claim in Massachusetts is not a legal requirement, it is recommended, especially if your case involves complex issues. An attorney specializing in workers' compensation is familiar with the relevant laws, regulations, and procedures and can guide you through.
At the Law Office of James F. White, we are ready to fight for your rights as an employee in Massachusetts. We can work with you throughout the claims process to ensure you are treated fairly and take the right steps to maximize your claim benefits.
In Massachusetts, you may be entitled to various benefits if injured on the job. These benefits include:
The time frame for reporting a workplace injury to your employer in Massachusetts is as soon as possible but at least thirty days after the injury was discovered or should have reasonably been discovered.
Reporting the injury soon after it occurs allows your employer to investigate the incident and initiate the workers' compensation claim process. This can also help ensure that the necessary medical treatment and benefits are provided on time.
Following a workplace injury, you should take certain immediate steps to protect your health and ensure you receive the support you need. Here are the steps to follow:
Obtaining legal counsel to represent you can make all the difference if you have been injured at the workplace. Contact us at (508) 541-8585 to schedule a free consultation and see how our workers' comp lawyer, Jim White, can help.
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Attorney James White handled my work connected injury claim with such care and concern for more than a year. He has a wealth of experience and is very thorough. He constantly kept me updated on the progress of my case and was able to arrive at a satisfactory settlement. Kristie, his Paralegal, was very helpful with the case and promptly answered my questions. In the future, if I need expert legal help, I would not hesitate to contact Attorney White and Kristie. They are amazing and I am very grateful to them.
I am writing on behalf of my father, George Gagne, who at 87 was injured as a passenger in an automobile accident. In all of his driving years, George had never submitted a claim for an injury and had no idea where to begin. Jim took care of all of the details with compassion and professionalism, allowing my dad the peace of mind to focus on healing. Our family is beyond thankful to Jim for George's positive outcome and would highly recommend his services to anyone.