Workers Comp

Recently Settled RSD Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Case

Attorney Jim Brady & Associates recently settled a workers’ compensation case involving Reflex Sympathetic Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD).  RSD is a painful neurological disorder that can include severe burning pain and pathological changes in bone and skin often resulting in extreme sensitivity […]

February 13th, 2012|Firm News, Personal Injury Cases, RSD, Workers Comp, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on Recently Settled RSD Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Case

Serious Construction Accident: Man Shoots Himself With Nail Gun

A carpenter, who was working in Nantucket earlier this month, is lucky to be alive after he accidentally shot himself in the neck with a nail gun.

According to the Nantucket Inquirer, the carpenter was working on a job on Hickey Lane in Nantucket when he accidentally shot himself in the […]

January 10th, 2012|Construction Site Accident, Personal Injury, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on Serious Construction Accident: Man Shoots Himself With Nail Gun

Worcester Firefighter Dies in Blaze

Early Thursday morning, one firefighter was killed and another injured, after they became trapped on separate floors in a building that eventually collapsed.  The 17 year veteran of the Worcester Fire Department died while fighting the fire at 49 Arlington Street in Worcester.

According to reports, the firefighter was in the […]

December 28th, 2011|Fatal Accidents, Fire Accident, Personal Injury, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on Worcester Firefighter Dies in Blaze

Mysterious Debris Crashes Through Roof of Plymouth Business

An unknown piece of heavy metal debris crashed through the roof of a Plymouth business with such force that it made it all the way down to the second floor. The heavy debris fell through the warehouse section of Michael’s Wholesale Furniture Store on Mary B. Lane in Plymouth.

The […]

December 14th, 2011|Defective Products, Property Damage, Public Safety, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on Mysterious Debris Crashes Through Roof of Plymouth Business

Worker Falls from Brockton High School Roof

A man who was doing roof work for Brockton High School fell from one roof to another one around 11:20 in the morning on October 25, 2011. According to Brockton fire officials, the construction site accident resulted in a broken ankle and back injury.  The man’s injuries although not considered […]

November 2nd, 2011|Construction Site Accident, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on Worker Falls from Brockton High School Roof

Contractor Killed in Fall from Tower

According to reports, a worker fell to his death from a 500 foot radio tower in Newton, Massachusetts. The construction site accident took place around 1 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10th on Chestnut Street near Eliot and Needham Streets. The man, who was from Iowa, worked for a Texas […]

October 20th, 2011|Construction Site Accident, Fatal Accidents, Workers Comp, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on Contractor Killed in Fall from Tower

Man Dies in Street Sweeper Accident in Norwood

On the corner of Neponset and Pleasant Street in Norwood, Massachusetts, Patrick J. MacDonald, 58, died in a street sweeper accident.  According to Norfolk County District Attorney David Traub, the accident occurred on the morning of July 5th, when the man was “discovered by someone in that area apparently wedged […]

July 13th, 2011|Public Safety, Workers Comp, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on Man Dies in Street Sweeper Accident in Norwood

Boston College Chemistry Student Injured in Lab Explosion

On the Boston College Campus in Newton, an explosion Saturday night injured one student and resulted in an entire apartment building evacuation. Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve McDonald reported that a BC student was carrying out an experiment in the Merkert Chemistry Center when something went wrong causing a small […]

July 1st, 2011|Personal Injury, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on Boston College Chemistry Student Injured in Lab Explosion

OSHA Cites Somerville Commercial Laundry Service

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Royal Institutional Services, a commercial laundry service located in Somerville, Massachusetts, on four violations of workplace safety standards following an injury to a worker. OSHA opened an investigation after learning that a mechanic sustained a crushed hand […]

June 28th, 2011|Personal Injury, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on OSHA Cites Somerville Commercial Laundry Service