Improving Your Workers Compensation Claim Process

Having a work injury is never something that either employees or employers expect on a day-to-day basis. Unfortunately, it is something that happens on occasion and it is important that both parties have certain steps that they take throughout the process. Both the employee and the employer can improve the way a workers compensation claim is handled, and here are some ways to do just that. Report it Immediately If you have been injured at work, the first thing that you should do is to report it to your supervisor and the HR department. Certain paperwork needs to be completed by
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Workers Compensation Injuries

One of the most devastating losses that occur to a working adult is a disruption or total loss of their primary source of income.  Often, through no fault of their own, hard-working people find that they have been injured on the job to the extent that they are no longer able to perform their regular duties.  In the state of Massachusetts, there are very clear laws about making a claim for benefits under workers compensation, and those who don’t have proper representation can find themselves out in the cold.  Whether a workplace injury was clearly defined, such as a fall
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Workers Compensation in Massachusetts

Filing a workers compensation claim can be anything but simple. Having to deal with forms, dates, doctor visits, and insurance companies can almost be even more of a pain than what you’re already experiencing. Here are a few fast facts from the Massachusetts Labor and Workforce Development website that you should know when dealing with a workers’ comp claim: It can take up to 28 days for your employer’s insurance company to get a check to you for your injuries. If your employer’s insurance company requests to send you to one of their doctors for evaluation (even if you’ve already seen your primary
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