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Q: Is there a time limit to file a workers' compensation claim?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Nov 29, 2016

Yes, but more importantly if there wasn't a report of injury you may still have problems. Contact a member of the Mass Academy of Trial Lawyers in your area--they give free consults.

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Q: My company did not follow procedure And had me work on blocking That was contaminated With asbestos. What should I do.
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Sep 17, 2016

Make sure you find out who made the asbestos--if you can safely get a sample do that. You need to consult an attorney who handles workplace injuries and is a member of the Mass Academy of Trial Lawyers--they give free consults.

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Q: I had a injury claim denied and years later my injru has prevented me from certain work.is company liable?

I injured my k ee at work,my claim was denied by Liberty mutual on the basis of lack of diagnosis by doctors.I am still in P.T.,I've had injections,MRIS,CT scans, and seen several specialists.prior to that I was testing out to be a Police Officer.I can no longer run therefore can not become a... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Aug 16, 2016

Start by seeing a member of the Mass Academy of Trial Lawyers who handles comp. That is about all you can do.

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Q: I was injured at work, due to my mgr's negligence & now I'm not working & have no income! I need legal help please?!

I injured my back at work & was waiting to get a letter of accommodation, when my Mgr said "until you have ppwk in hand, you're expected to perform ALL duties required of all EMT/Security officers!" When I went to HR to ask them what to do, I was sent home & taken off the... Read more »

Mr. Michael O. Stevens
Mr. Michael O. Stevens
answered on Mar 1, 2016

You should file a worker's compensation claim, which would include income. Find a local WC attorney who can help you with it, as they may also figure out a way to go after the employer for the actions after the incident.

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Q: Can I get a second opinion from another doctor about whether I can go back to work?
Timothy J. Deffet
Timothy J. Deffet
answered on Oct 11, 2012

In most states you can. Contact a MA attorney to assist you.

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