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Judson Pierce

Judson Pierce

Host of Workers Comp Matters

Judson L. Pierce is a graduate of Vassar College and Suffolk University Law School where he received his Juris Doctor. Mr. Pierce concentrates his practice in representing injured workers before the Department of Industrial Accidents. Mr. Pierce is admitted to practice before courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice. He is also a board member of the Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group (WILG). He has lectured on workers compensation law at numerous continuing legal education seminars. He formerly served in the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office’s Fair Labor and Business Practices Division. Mr. Pierce has been selected as a Super Lawyer/Rising Star since 2005. Mr. Pierce was elected to the Arlington School Committee in 2010 and re-elected in 2013. He lives with his family in Arlington MA and enjoys music, theater and all the Boston sports teams.

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Episodes
May 26, 2021

Who Pays When Company Outings Lead to Injury?

As employers look to reconnect with their teams, Judson and Alan Pierce tackle the worker’s comp doctrine of recreational injuries.

April 28, 2021

Extraordinary Courage in the Face of Injustice

The filmmaker behind the documentary ‘Radium Girls’ brings to life the inspiring and tragic tale of the teenage dial painters during WWI.

March 31, 2021

How Voc Rehab Helps Injured Workers Recover on the Job Front

Counselor Rhonda Jellenik shares how the pandemic and disruptive technology is impacting workers with debilitating injuries and illnesses.

February 26, 2021

Presumptions in the Age of Covid-19

Prof. Michael Duff breaks down the three presumptions guiding workers’ comp cases and issues arising out of Covid-19-related claims.

January 27, 2021

The Future of Work: Utopia or Dystopia?

With a gig economy still spurring increases in temp and contract jobs, guest Darrell West explains why America needs a new social contract.

November 10, 2020

Want to Improve Performance? Take a Break

Encouraging a recharge will keep teams motivated. But if the boss presses ahead with no breaks, so will the team, sacrificing performance.

September 24, 2020

Up in the Air: When Uniforms are Toxic

The client count is rising for Bruce Maxwell and Thomas Holder, who learned new uniforms were making flight attendants sick.

August 28, 2020

Legislative Primer: What Lawyers Can Do to Push for Worker-Friendly Laws

Maritime lawyer Amie Peters updates host Judson Pierce on the state of federal advocacy for the essential workers risking their lives.

January 23, 2020

How Inspiring Others Makes You a Better Lawyer

Michael Fanuele shares how lawyers can apply tactics from his book, “Stop Making Sense: The Art of Inspiring Anybody,” to improve their legal practices.

November 30, 2018

How Millennials and Work Remotes are Impacting Workers’ Comp

Ryan Benharris talks about the gig economy, millennials vs. boomers, working remotely and workers’ compensation.

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.

August 25, 2016

Alternative Benefit Systems and the Future of Workers’ Compensation

Guest host Judson Pierce speaks with Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group President Alan Pierce about the future of American workers’ compensation.