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When will I get my check?

Find out when to expect your first workers' compensation check.

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Where's my check?

When you have been unable to earn full wages for 5 or more full or partial calendar days because of an injury on the job, your employer has 7 days, not including Sundays and legal holidays, from the 5th date that you aren't able to earn full wages, to report the injury to its workers' compensation insurance company. The insurance company has 14 calendar days from when they receive the first report of injury to mail you a check or, if it denies the claim, to send you a form stating its reasons for denying compensation. An Employee Claim - Form 110 may be filed with the insurance company at any time, but the Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA) can't accept it until at least 30 calendar days have passed since your first date of disability, or you have received a denial from the insurance company. You can obtain claim forms from our website or call the Public Information Office at 617-727-4900 to have one mailed to you. You may also e-mail the Public Information Office at Info2@dia.state.ma.us and we can e-mail you the form.

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