Work-related injuries are very common, especially when an individual is working in the construction industry. In fact, 74,300 work-related injuries and illnesses were reported in both private and public workplaces in Connecticut during a one-year study. Injuries can occur from incidents including slips, falls, electrocutions, and flying or falling objects. No matter how minor the injury, it should be reported immediately.
Have you or someone you know suffered from an injury or disease due to your working environment? If so, you may be eligible to file for monetary damages. Our workers' comp attorneys in Hartford and Waterbury at Wein & Palermo each have more than 30 years of experience with personal injury claims. We provide aggressive representation and work closely with each client.
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Fighting for the Compensation You Deserve
Our workers' compensation attorneys can help the injured employee collect damages related to:
Workers' compensation not only covers accidental injuries at work, but it also covers repetitive trauma, such as a back or shoulder injury, or an occupational disease from exposure to dangerous chemicals or substances, such as asbestos.
Workers' compensation laws help protect individuals who are injured on the job. Connecticut requires all companies to have workers’ compensation insurance to protect their employees. Under these laws, the fault of the employer does not need to be established in order for the employee to collect benefits. An experienced workers' compensation lawyer will help gather all the facts and defend your case in court.
Filing a Workers' Comp Claim in Connecticut
If you have been injured on the job in Hartford, follow the below steps to file your workers' comp claim:
Report your injury to your employer immediately
File a written notice of claim (30C form) including details of medical treatment received
Your employer should submit the Employer's First Report of Occupational Injury or Illness form
Once these are all submitted and approved you should receive a benefits check within a few weeks. We understand that filing for compensation can be stressful and time-consuming. We make the process of filing paperwork as painless as possible.
If You've Been Injured at Work, Don't Delay Call Today (860) 236-5438. We Fight for You.
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