Public sector workers who suffer an injury on the job that prevents them from performing their essential duties, or who become ill due to a hazard they were exposed to on the job are entitled to accidental disability retirement under Massachusetts law. This benefit provides a retiree with a pension of 72% of their regular pay prior to their injury. Additionally, workers who are rendered disabled by an injury that is not work-related are also eligible for ordinary disability retirement, which provides a reduced pension. But the process for both can be lengthy and complex.
KJC Law Firm assists public sector workers who are trying to obtain disability retirement benefits. We have extensive experience representing a wide variety of public sector workers through all aspects of the process for both accidental and ordinary disability retirement applications. Our attorneys can:
Our attorneys have experience arguing before a retirement boards across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, including the Teachers’ Retirement System, the State Board of Retirement, and the Boston Retirement Board, and preparing and arguing appeals if necessary.
If you think that you are entitled to disability retirement benefits, call KJC Law Firm for a free consultation.
We will tell you whether you have a case and help you get the benefits that you deserve. KJC Law Firm lawyers have more than 125 years of experience litigating major cases. KJC Law Firm represents people from communities across Massachusetts, including the Greater Boston area, Cambridge, Metrowest, Worcester, Springfield, Cape Cod, Fall River and Lowell.
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