Alan is the former chairperson of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law. Alan has lectured extensively in Massachusetts...
Judson L. Pierce is a graduate of Vassar College and Suffolk University Law School where he received his Juris...
In the age-old battle of employee versus vending machine, who wins workers’ comp? In this episode of Workers Comp Matters, host Judson Pierce talks to Alan Pierce about personal comfort doctrine including what it is, factors that affect the outcome, and what acts are not compensable (like punching vending machines). They also discuss interesting personal comfort doctrine cases and why each case is unique based on the jurisdiction and facts involved.
Workers' Comp Matters encompasses all aspects of workers' compensation from cases and benefits to recovery.
Kyle Black discusses what is legally considered a hate crime and the various factors and risks that affect whether or not a hate crime...
Michael Gruber discusses the controversial changes to New York’s workers’ comp rules that were put into place earlier this year.
Gerry Carney talks about some of the unique challenges workers’ compensation lawyers face when representing professional athletes.
Janice Skillings-Goff talks about social security disability claims including who’s qualified to make these claims and eligibility requirements.
In this legal podcast, Justin Beck discusses the entitlement of performing artists to workers’ compensation.
This legal podcast looks at personal comfort doctrine including what it is, factors that affect the outcome, and what acts are not compensable