Who Pays the Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

When someone is seriously injured in a car accident, usually their biggest concern is how overwhelmingly expensive it can be to receive medical attention. This post will offer some overview and insight into how medical bills get covered after a car accident. Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Every auto insurance policy sold in Massachusetts is required […]


Pregnant Workers Fairness Act takes effect April 1, 2018

The Massachusetts Legislature has amended the Commonwealth’s anti-discrimination statute, codified at M.G.L. c. 151B, Section 4, to expand protections for pregnant workers.The revamped legislation requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers, to include the following: Employers must provide written notice to employees of the right to be free from discrimination due to pregnancy […]


Getting paid for work travel with your personal vehicle

As job markets and economies become increasingly intertwined due to new and emerging technology, more and more Americans are being required by their employers to travel for work. According to a study by the United States Department of Transportation, Americans make approximately 405 million long-distance trips for work each year. Use of a personal vehicle for a business trip accounts for 81% of business travel, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

So when does your employer have to compensate you for travel time? According to the Code of Massachusetts Regulations:

“an employee required or directed to travel from one place to another after the beginning of or before the close of the work day shall be compensated for all travel time and shall be reimbursed for all transportation expenses.” 455 Code Mass. Regs. § 2.03.

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