Many things can induce stress at work, whether a workplace injury, stressful workload, or even witnessing a co-worker getting seriously hurt. Post-traumatic stress disorder can make you fearful of going to work or wishing to avoid situations that can cause fear in general. This diagnosable medical condition is covered by workers’ compensation in Massachusetts. When you’re suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder in the workplace in Boston, you need to talk to an experienced workers’ compensation attorney. The attorney from Kantrovitz & Associates, P.C. can explain these benefits to you, including medical expenses and lost wages.
About Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Workplace Injuries
In order to collect workers’ compensation for PTSD in the workplace in Boston, you will need to provide medical evidence that the workplace incident was the cause of your post-traumatic stress disorder. Under Massachusetts law, workers are eligible for compensation for mental or emotional disabilities if the workplace incident or a work-related physical injury was the contributing cause to this disorder. To prove this, you will have to undergo an evaluation by a medical doctor to discuss your post-traumatic stress disorder in the workplace. Our worker’s compensation attorney understands workers compensation law in Massachusetts and can explain this process in more detail with you during a free legal consultation. Ultimately, post-traumatic stress disorder in the workplace can leave someone unable to return to work for a long period of time. These workers may be eligible for temporary total disability, partial disability or permanent and total disability benefits in Boston.
Schedule a No-Cost Legal Consultation to Discuss PTSD in the Workplace
When you’re suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder in the workplace in Boston, it’s important to have an experienced legal advocate by your side from Kantrovitz & Associates, P.C. For a no-cost legal consultation to discuss your case and your post-traumatic stress at work, call our Boston law office today at 800-367-0871. We serve Suffolk County including Boston, Jamaica Plain, and Revere; Middlesex County including Cambridge, Framingham, Lowell, Malden, Newton, Somerville, and Waltham; Norfolk County including Brookline; Essex County including Haverhill, Lawrence, and Salem; Worcester County including Fitchburg, Leominster, and Worcester as well as Plymouth County including Brockton and Plymouth.