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Work-related injuries can have a significant impact on both your physical and emotional well-being. In addition to the healing process your body will have to go through, you must also deal with the added stress that comes from trying to figure out how you will be able to pay your bills while you cannot perform your job.
When you face these issues, you should turn to the Law Offices of Joyce E. Scott. Since 1989, we have served as forceful and effective advocates for hundreds of clients. Our team will work tirelessly to get you the compensation you need to pay for your recovery and restore your dignity.
Our goal is to restore our clients' self-esteem and get them back to the lifestyle they had before their injury. We will seek the maximum compensation available under the law to help make you whole again.
Workers' Compensation in Massachusetts and New Hampshire:
The workers' compensation system in Massachusetts and New Hampshire is designed to provide benefits to those who are injured while working. These benefits can pay for medical care and provide you with income while you are unable to work. Injuries that can qualify you for these benefits range from traumatic accidents on the job to injuries that have built up over time (such as carpal tunnel syndrome).
To obtain benefits, there is a complicated web of rules and regulations that you must navigate. You should have a lawyer involved immediately to avoid having claims denied because of errors that occur when you try complex workers' comp matters yourself. We can also analyze your case to see if you are entitled to additional compensation through personal injury actions.
If you've been injured on the job, you are entitled to benefits through the workers compensation system. In Massachusetts and New Hampshire, Attorney Scott will provide the aggressive counsel to get you the maximum amount of benefits due. You may be entitled to weekly disability benefits, reimbursements for out-of-pocket expenses such as prescriptions and mileage, medical bills, and permanent impairment awards. Workers compensation claims can be stressful and complex. Joyce Scott will manage every element of your case so that you can focus on getting better.
Common workers compensation claims include but are not limited to:
- Chemical and toxic substance exposure
- Back, neck, shoulder, and knee injuries caused by lifting or
pushing heavy objects, or resulting from a slip and fall
- Electric shock
- Head injuries and concussions
- Repetitive motion injuries such as tendonitis and carpal tunnel,
frequently caused by data entry and assembly line-related
- Stress fractures
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