Workers’ Compensation provides the support and medical benefits an employee needs after being injured on the job as the result of an accident or occupational disease. Each state design’s a system that they feel best compensates and protects employees who suffer a personal injury at work. Workers’ Compensation benefits cover both traumatic injuries (usually caused by a sudden event) and gradual injuries (caused by repetitive motion or stress). Almost every employer in Vermont secures coverage by purchasing insurance, as stated in the Workers’ Compensation laws.


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I’m attorney Paul Harding with the law firm Martin, Harding and Mazzotti – the Heavy Hitters – here in Burlingon, Vermont. Workers’ compensation is a state-mandated insurance program that provides compensation to employees who suffer job-related injuries and illnesses.

Each state has its own laws and programs for workers’ comp and often times they can be confusing. It’s easy to become overwhelmed and frustrated. If you’ve become ill or injured at work you’re likely to have a lot of questions:

How will my bills get paid?
Will I get the proper medical treatment?
Are my rights being protected?

The best way to address any questions about a workers’ comp claim is to consult with an experienced, trusted attorney. In fact, there is no good reason not to consult a lawyer when dealing with the complexities of workers’ compensation.

Our team at Martin, Harding & Mazzotti has been representing people like you in their workers’ comp cases since 1994.

Call today for a free case evaluation.

If you’ve been hurt at work or have questions regarding your workers’ compensation claim, call us now at 1800LAW1010 or visit our website to chat 24/7.

We’re Martin, Harding and Mazzotti – the Heavy Hitters and we look forward to helping you get the benefits you deserve.

Visit our chat feature here on the website 24/7 or call us now at 1800LAW1010 for a free, no obligation case evaluation.

This offers five basic categories of benefits:

  • Medical
  • Temporary Disability
  • Permanency
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Death Benefits


Submitting a claim to Vermont’s Workers’ Compensation System involves a fairly complicated process with strict deadlines. Reduce your stress and contact the Burlington Workers’ Compensation lawyers of Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP® to get your free case consultation today.


An injured worker will not receive any Workers’ Compensation benefits until the insurance carrier or employer agrees that the injury or illness was in-fact, work-related. Should a dispute arise, a workers’ compensation judge decides the final outcome.  No money will be paid out beforehand unless one claims Disability benefits during that time. However, if disability benefits are collected, these will be deducted from the workers’ compensation benefits total, once an agreement is made.


One of the most vital decisions you can make after suffering a work-related injury is selecting the correct workers’ compensation attorney for you. Call Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP® today for your free consultation.


Injured on the job? Don’t wait! There are firm timetables for filing a workers’ compensation claim. Let our highly trained Burlington Workers’ Compensation attorneys assist you in your case. The Heavy Hitters® are an experienced team dedicated to making a difference and protecting the rights of those that have been wrongfully injured. Contact our Burlington, VT office today at (802) 505-2000 or toll-free, 24/7 at 1800LAW1010® (1-800-529-1010).