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Alan S. Pierce

Alan S. Pierce

Alan is the former chairperson of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law. Alan has lectured extensively in Massachusetts and nationally on workers’ compensation issues for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, National Business Institute, Professional Education Systems, Inc., Risk Management Society, Harvard School of Public Health and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, among others. He has also served on a multitude of committees at the Department of Industrial Accidents , most recently on its rules committee. Alan currently serves as chair elect of the American Bar Association workers compensation section and will be the national chairperson in 2010.

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Guest Appearances
May 6, 2020

COVID-19 and Workers’ Compensation

Alan S. Pierce, from Pierce, Pierce & Napolitano, talks about possible litigation stemming from the pandemic and what employment safety standards should be in place.

November 7, 2017

OSHA’s Volks Rule Controversy

Alan S. Pierce discusses a measure signed into law this year nullifying the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule regarding an employer's obligation to keep accurate injury and illness records.

August 31, 2017

The Fact-Driven Complexities of Personal Comfort Doctrine

This legal podcast looks at personal comfort doctrine including what it is, factors that affect the outcome, and what acts are not compensable

July 31, 2017

Constitutional Challenges to State Workers’ Compensation Laws

This legal podcast explores workers’ compensation laws that are affected by constitutional law.

October 12, 2015

Choosing a Structured Settlement in a Workers’ Compensation Case

When an individual is injured in the workplace, there is not only a long-term physical impact, but a financial one. Workers’ compensation is paid on a periodic basis in weekly payments, so a structure is simply another way of delivering benefits. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen joins colleague, Peter Early and special guest, Alan S....