The machinery that construction workers in Massachusetts use in their projects can dig deep holes in the earth, lift huge beams and drag tons of bricks anywhere they are needed. Sadly, they also seriously injure, even kill workers sometimes.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the United States government each administer a program intended to provide significant financial benefits for people afflicted by various kinds of illnesses and injuries. The two programs are often misunderstood or confused. The differences between the two programs are significant, and anyone considering applying for benefits should understand these differences.