Connecticut Workplace Death Lawyer
There is nothing more painful than losing a loved one, especially in an accident. At a time of your greatest sorrow in life, we understand that it is difficult to even begin considering complex legal issues. We are truly sorry for your loss and will strive to make this process easier for you and for your family.
Survivors and dependents of those who lose their life because of on-the-job accidents in Connecticut receive Workers' Compensation death benefits through an employer's Workers' Compensation insurance carrier, or in some cases from an employer who is self-insured.
Attorney James F. Aspell understands how complicated jobsite negligence claims can be for a grieving family. As one of only 52 board-certified workers' compensation specialists in the state of Connecticut, he has the skills and expertise needed to handle your difficult claim.
At the law offices of James F. Aspell , P.C., our Workers' Compensation attorney can help you recover all the Workers' Compensation benefits to which you are entitled for the loss of your loved one. We will also analyze the circumstances of your family member's death to determine if there are other potential sources of financial compensation. There are cases when there are other parties that are responsible for a worker's death in addition to the employer.
For example, if your loved one died in a car accident while performing his or her job, we may be able to pursue financial compensation from the driver of the other vehicle if the other driver was at fault. Likewise, if the worker was killed due to a defective premises a civil lawsuit seeking monetary damages can be brought against the responsible party. . In these cases, it is very important to have a skilled attorney that is knowledgeable in this area of the law. Coordination of benefits takes expertise to resolve. Timing of settlement between parties is also an issue that must be considered. It is critical that settlement with one party does not compromise settlement with another party. The settlement documentation must be skillfully worded in order for benefits not to be lost.
Third Party Claims
These are called third party claims because they involve a person or organization other than the injured party or his or her employer. Third party claims typically provide more financial benefit to the claimant than is available from Workers' Compensation insurance.
We would be deeply honored to represent your interests on your behalf. While no amount of money can replace your loss, this is the only way to lessen the burden of that loss. For quality legal advice and compassionate client service during this difficult time, please contact the Law Offices of James F. Aspell, P.C. With an office conveniently located in suburban Hartford, Connecticut , our workers' compensation attorneys represent clients statewide in workplace death claims. Please do not hesitate to call or email us to arrange your free consultation. We understand that you have many questions that need answers. If you are unable to visit us in our office, we are happy to travel to meet with you in your home or a location that is convenient to you.
If you have suffered the tragic loss of a loved one due to an injury or accident on the job, you do not have to go through this alone. Rely on the experience and support of a Farmington workplace death claims lawyer. Contact the Law Offices of James F. Aspell, P.C., online.
Fair Compensation After Jobsite Tragedies
Losing someone you love in a work accident can cause emotional and financial pain for years to come. While the process for receiving compensation for your loss is never easy, it can be less complicated by having a skilled attorney working for you. In addition to compensation for lost income, you and your family may be entitled to:
- Funeral expenses
- Medical costs
- Loss of earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of spousal support
- Future income
A Free Initial Consultation From A Compassionate Advocate
When a workplace death occurs, there are a number of important issues the immediate family has to deal with - trying to figure out how to file a complicated workplace death claim should not be one of them!
If you are dealing with the loss of a loved one due to a workplace accident or injury, please email or call 860-500-1414 to set up a free consultation.