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Posted by James Aspell | Mar 17, 2024 | 0 Comments

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Understanding Your Compensation Rights in Connecticut

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) emerges from various occupational activities and, thankfully, is recognized under Connecticut's workers' compensation statutes. This acknowledgment ensures that individuals afflicted by CTS might be entitled to receive compensation benefits.

Are you contemplating whether your carpal tunnel syndrome is a result of your job? Our legal team is ready to guide you through your entitlements and assist in initiating a compensation claim.


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Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Signs and Symptoms Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a medical condition where the median nerve, extending from the forearm into the palm, becomes pressed or squeezed. This nerve is crucial for controlling motions and sensations in the fingers and thumb, including palm sensations.

Indications of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome include:

  • A burning, itching, or tingling sensation in the palms and fingers
  • The illusion of swollen fingers even when no swelling is present
  • Morning stiffness in the fingers
  • Reduced hand strength, impacting the ability to grip objects

For expert legal assistance with your carpal tunnel claim, reach out to our seasoned attorneys today.


Occupations Most Affected by Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Certain jobs are more likely to result in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, including:

  • Construction Industry Employees
  • Office and Administrative Workers
  • Workers in Manufacturing and Production Facilities
  • Healthcare Professionals

Should you be enduring CTS and believe it's related to your employment, don't hesitate to contact us immediately.


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James Aspell

Principal since August 1, 2006 James F. Aspell is the principal and managing attorney of the firm which he started in 2006 following 20 years of litigation practice in a mid -size firm in Hartford, Connecticut. Jim focuses his practice in the areas of worker's compensation and personal injury l...


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