It is best to submit it as soon as possible. The statute of limitations for filing a workers' compensation claim in Mass. is 4 years.
You are getting into a complicated area, where you will have trouble obtaining favorable results on your own, and without professional help. Whenever you have significant questions about a work injury claim, you would be wise to consult a local workers compensation attorney, who can get all the facts and best advise you to protect your rights in your specific case. You can start your search for an attorney on this site, by clicking the "Find a Lawyer" tab at the top of this page and searching for a workers compensation attorney in your area. Best of luck to you.
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very good question. the statute of limitations is four (4) years from date of injury or from when you became aware that the disability or condition was work related. i would recommend that you please consult an attorney who has experience in worker's compensation law for more information.
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