Making The Most Of Workers’ Compensation
A workplace accident can result in painful and disabling injuries and even wrongful death. How can you support yourself when you are too injured to work? The Massachusetts workers’ compensation system exists to help injured workers provide for themselves and their families.
If you have been injured at work, get in touch with our attorneys at The Law Offices of Joseph J. Cariglia, P.C., in Worcester, Massachusetts, for a free initial consultation. Call us at 866-491-6561 or contact us online.
Ensuring That Your Needs Are Met
Workers’ compensation benefits are designed to provide for your needs, personal and medical. This compensation can help you while you recover and attempt to conform your life to the temporary or permanent disability that resulted from your on-the-job injury. Workers’ compensation benefits include:
- Medical benefits
- Wage benefits
- Permanent and total incapacity benefits
- Permanent loss of function and disfigurement benefits
- Vocational rehabilitation
- Survivors’/dependents’ benefits
- Burial expenses
Standing Up For Injured Workers
Our lawyers can help you get the financial compensation you deserve for your workplace injuries. Whether you were injured in an accident or developed an injury over time, if it occurred while you were at work, you should speak to a lawyer about workers’ compensation.
Our law firm helps injured workers in all phases of a workers’ comp claim. We can help you file the claim or represent you if your claim is denied. Were you receiving benefits, but they were wrongly terminated? Were your weekly checks for the correct amount? We can help. Our law firm may also be able to negotiate a lump-sum settlement of your workers’ compensation claim.
Workers’ Comp Or Third-Party Claim? Let Us Help.
We analyze every workers’ compensation case to determine whether there is an opportunity to file a third-party personal injury claim. If someone other than your employer or a co-worker caused your injury, you may be eligible to recover compensation from that third party.