Somerville Work Injury
Somerville, originally a part of Charlestown, is located in Middlesex County and has a population of over 75,000 people. Among the city's focal points are Davis Square, which invites visitors, young professionals and local college students with its restaurants and coffee shops, retailers, trendy bars, arts events, and theater complexes. In addition to its highly-concentrated population, the city is also very accessible both by highway and by public transportation, making it easily accessible to daily commuters. Unfortunately, work injuries are bound to happen now and then. If you have been injured on the job in Somerville, or are a Somerville resident and have been injured elsewhere in Massachusetts, it is in your best interest to contact an experienced work injury lawyer to seek maximum recovery for your loss.
Work injuries can occur in any type of profession, regardless of its riskiness. While construction work and law enforcement come to mind as high-risk professions, injuries also commonly occur in schools, office buildings, restaurants, and retail stores, to name a few. For example, an employee might slip and fall on a negligently maintained staircase, be involved in a car accident while driving a delivery truck, suffer a burn or electrocution, or be injured by a defective factory machine. Regardless of the severity of your injuries, workers' compensation can be incredibly helpful for covering medical expenses and lost wages. If you have been injured on the job in Somerville or elsewhere in Massachusetts, you may be eligible for workers' compensation benefits, including payment of medical expenses and lost wages.
Regardless of the type of accident or your employment status, your employer is responsible for creating a safe work environment. If you have been injured at work, it makes sense to not only file a workers' compensation claim, but also a personal injury claim, since workers' compensation may not cover all your recovery costs. Our seasoned Somerville, Massachusetts workers' compensation lawyers want you to receive just compensation while you are out of work and to have the medical help you need to return to work as soon as possible. To that end, we will work diligently to maximize your compensation in as little time as possible and hopefully reduce the emotional and financial stress that so often follows an accident.
If you are seeking compensation for an injury on the job, or are unsure whether you should pursue a workers' compensation claim or personal injury (third-party) claim, our attorneys are available to answer any legal questions, inform you of your legal options, and help you make the most prudent choice for your situation. The Somerville, MA work injury lawyers at Altman & Altman, LLP are available for a free, confidential case consultation 7 days a week, 24 hours a day at 617.492.3000 or 800.481.6199 (toll free). If you prefer to send an email inquiry, please know that all inquiries are responded to immediately. Please also note that we take all personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis: we charge no fee unless you recover.