Workers in Massachusetts attend their place of employment everyday in order to make a living to support themselves as well as their family. If a workplace accident occurs and an employee is seriously injured, the employee might require time off to fully recover from the injuries suffered. Our law firm understands that a workplace injury can be costly to recover from and wages lost during recovery could put huge financial burdens on the injured employee. Suffering an injury or illness in the workplace could lead to emotional, physical and financial hardships, and employees should understand their rights regarding workers' compensation.
Our attorneys understand that the negligence of an employer could be the cause of a workplace incident. If they failed to properly train employees, did not provide adequate safety equipment or failed to comply with federal regulations regarding workplace safety, an employer could be held liable for employers harmed by their negligence. Our law firm has helped past client hold their employers liable for incidents causing them on-the job injuries or illnesses.
Employees who are injured or suffer a work-related illness are entitled to seek workers' compensation through their employer's insurance company. Our attorneys are very knowledgeable with the process and understand what documentation needs to be included in the claim. Moreover, our law firm has experience helping past clients appeal claims that are not approved.
Employees have rights and they should be protected. If an employer is at fault and you are harmed by the negligence of an employer, you might be able to seek benefits for the damages and losses incurred by the workplace accident. Our law firm's workers' compensation overview could be a great starting point to gain more information about the situation. Injured or harmed employees should learn more about their options and ways they can protect their rights, health and safety regarding their place of employment.