The cost-of-living adjustment program falls under § 34B and provides for the adjustment of weekly benefits for dependent spouses, § 31, and permanently and totally disabled employees, § 34A.
Insurers may request reimbursement from the Workers' Trust Fund when there is a second injury AND every element of MGL c. 152 § 37 has been satisfied.
Section 37A Insurers may request reimbursement from the Trust Fund when there is a second injury AND every element of MGL c. 152 § 37A has been satisfied.
Information you need to know about how and when to file latency claims under MGL c. 152, § 35C.
Generally, the Trust Fund pays out on MGL c. 152 § 30H when there is a dispute between the insurer and the injured workers regarding vocational rehabilitation.
MGL c. 152, § 65 provides for payment of compensation and reimbursement due to parties bringing claims under specific sections of the Massachusetts Workers' Compensation law.
The Department of industrial Accidents (DIA) administers 3 separate budgets which are funded entirely by assessments on workers' compensation policies, fines for various infractions against MGL c. 152, and fees collected by the agency.