Massachusetts Workers Comp Patients: Opioid Prescriptions Declining

New data shows that Massachusetts doctors aren’t prescribing opioids to patients as often as they once did. Given the high rate of opioid prescription in this state in the past, this decrease may be a positive change for patients dealing

Posted in Construction Accidents

Crane Tips over, Injuring Worker in Medford

A Massachusetts worker was injured recently when a crane tipped over on the Medford-Everett line. This accident is yet another reminder of the need for proper workplace safety procedures on construction sites. About the Incident According to the news article,

Posted in Construction Accidents

Bowers vs. P. Wile’s | Extending Mode of Operation Claim for Premises Liability Cases

A recent decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) may present a new challenge for business owners, especially those who provide “self-service” options for their customers. In the recent case of Bowers vs. P. Wile’s, Inc., the court overturned

Posted in Personal Injury

Massachusetts DIA – What You Need to Know

If you are injured or become ill on the job in Massachusetts, the law says you are entitled to benefits under the Workers’ Compensation system. These benefits help compensate you for your medical expenses and for any time you may

Posted in Workers Compensation

OSHA stand down

As Worker’s Compensation attorneys, we understand and support the need for workplace safety. The stronger the focus on maintaining a safe worksite, the lower the chance of accidents that result in injury or death. According to the Occupational Safety and

Posted in Workers Compensation

Boston-Area Companies Must Pay $129,000 for Asbestos Violations

When people think about workers’ comp, they often think of falling off ladders or accidents with machiner. While those cases do exist, you may also qualify for workers’ compensation benefits if you have suffered any kind of work-related illness or injury, even

Posted in Workers Compensation

1 Million Americans Have Died in Car Accidents since 1990

Every day, about 90 people die in car crashes in the United States. Considering the advances in safety technology, you’d think the number would be going down. But, according to a new survey by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety,

Posted in Car Accidents

5 Signs you should Call a Workers Compensation Attorney

Just because you are injured on the job doesn’t mean your employer will happily start mailing you workers compensation checks. In fact, over half of workers injured while performing their job will need the assistance of a Massachusetts workers compensation lawyer to obtain

Posted in Workers Compensation

Workers Compensation in the On-Demand Economy

What will constitute a good job in the future? With the rise of the on-demand economy, the definition of employment gets ever murkier. And as more companies save money by using contractors rather than employees, workers compensation and other benefits may become

Posted in Workers Compensation

Rise in Deaths of Undocumented Construction Workers

Increase in undocumented construction worker deaths

Despite the population of unauthorized immigrants dropping in New York City in recent years, the city has experienced a significant increase in deaths among undocumented construction workers. The New York Times reports that the deaths are related to a construction frenzy across all five

Posted in Construction Accidents, Wrongful Death

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Construction Accident: $1,500,000
Steel I-beam fell from wood framing and fell on welder who suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI), thoracic spine compression fracture, fractured clavicle, fractured ribs, and crushed foot/ankle.

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