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Workers Comp Matters

Catering to both lawyers and their clients, Workers’ Comp Matters focuses on people and the law. Host and workers’ compensation attorney Alan S. Pierce interviews industry leaders, lawyers, and doctors, covering all elements of workers’ compensation from cases and benefits to recovery.

Mar 5, 2007
Special Edition of Workers Comp Matters

Join WCM host, Attorney Alan S. Pierce from the ABA Mid-Winter Meeting of the Workers Compensation Committee with special guests discussing emerging issues such as the current MSA problem, legislative reform to make settlements in WC easier and the unforeseen issue of volunteers who have had to cross state lines in disasters such as Katrina...

Oct 17, 2006
Disability Prevention vs. Disability Management

Workers’ Comp Matters, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce, devotes this show to disability prevention vs. disability management. Alan turns to the expert, Dr. Jennifer Christian of Webility.md to discuss this hot topic. Dr. Christian is Founder, President and Chief Medical Officer of Webility.md and chief designer of the business. She has a foundation of...

Jul 21, 2006
Psychiatric Disability

A disability may not be visible as physical injuries are, but psychiatric disabilities are just as serious. And physical injuries can be accompanied by emotional trauma or depression. How best to understand psychiatric disability in the workers comp case? Workers Comp Matters host, Attorney Alan S. Pierce discusses these issues with an expert in legal...

Mar 13, 2006
Defending Complex Workers Comp Cases

WORKERS COMP MATTERS, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce, devotes this show to Defending the Complex Workers Comp Case. We have one of the preeminent Boston attorneys as a guest, Attorney Thomas P. O’Reilly, who has developed a significant practice in the defense of occupational injury claims. He is a principal at the firm of...

Mar 6, 2006
Evidence in the Complex Workers Comp Case

WORKERS COMP MATTERS, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce, takes up the topic of Evidence in the Complex Workers Comp Case. Our very special guest is a lawyer with a nationwide reach of expertise, Attorney Jon L. Gelman located in Wayne, New Jersey. Gelman specializes in the litigation of catastrophic injuries in work related accidents....

Dec 6, 2005
Social Security Disability

WORKERS COMP MATTERS, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce takes up the topic of social security disability and the coordination of benefits. Who is eligible? What’s the criteria? What are the tax issues? Our special guest, Attorney William Troupe of the Boston law firm of Carney & Troupe is a long-time expert in this area...

Dec 1, 2005
Kids Chance

WORKERS COMP MATTERS, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce has this special show about an extraordinary program called Kids Chance, providing scholarships to kids of workers injured or killed on the job. Listen as Jeff Kight, now an Attorney in Georgia, tells his personal story of how he was able to go to college after...

Aug 25, 2005
Representing Undocumented Workers

WORKERS COMP MATTERS, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce focuses on the issues relating to people who have been hurt at work. Representing undocumented workers is often challenging and fraught with obstacles. On this show, we investigate the many options with special guest, Attorney Daniel Fix from Lincoln, Nebraska who practices statewide in the specialty...

Aug 25, 2005
Medicare Set-Aside Allocations

WORKERS COMP MATTERS, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce focuses on the issues relating to people who have been hurt at work. On this show, we discuss medicare set-aside allocations in workers comp cases and what you need to know for your clients on this complex issue. Special guest for the show is Jean Feldman,...

Aug 23, 2005
Latex Allergies In The Workplace

WORKERS COMP MATTERS, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce focuses on the issues relating to people who have been hurt at work. Representing workers with latex allergies contracted at the workplace can be tricky. On this show, we’ve assembled three experts on the topic: Sandra Jutras, a career clinical nurse who developed a serious level...

Jun 29, 2005
Ethical Issues

WORKERS COMP MATTERS, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce focuses on the issues relating to people who have been hurt at work. There are many ethical issues involved when preparing a workers’ compensation lawsuit such as conflicts of interest or securing medical records such as psychological treatment of an injured worker. On this show, Attorney...

Jun 29, 2005
Sports Injuries

WORKERS COMP MATTERS, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce focuses on the issues relating to people who have been hurt at work. Professional athletes are workers too. Our discussion on this show recalls cases of representing the professional athlete in a worker’s compensation lawsuit. Join Attorney Pierce and his special guest, Massachusetts Attorney and Board...

Jun 29, 2005
Sick Building Syndrome

WORKERS COMP MATTERS, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce focuses on the issues relating to people who have been hurt at work. This show focuses on workers’ compensation cases in which plaintiffs have worked in sick buildings. Attorney Pierce and special guest, Attorney, James H. Sandman, a nationally-know expert in cases involving sick buildings, discuss...

Your Hosts
Alan Pierce

Alan S. Pierce has served as chairperson of the American Bar Association Worker’s Compensation Section and the Massachusetts Bar...

Judson Pierce

Judson L. Pierce is a graduate of Vassar College and Suffolk University Law School where he received his Juris...

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