COVID 19 affects Connecticut Corrections Workers

Posted by James Aspell | May 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Connecticut Corrections Officers are succumbing to COVID-19 in high numbers.  It you are in this position and suffering from the Corona Virus, it is important to contact us to learn your leagl rights.  In addition to standard occupational illness benefits, Connecticut State employees contracting ...

Occupational Illness: A Hot Topic in the COVID 19 era

Posted by James Aspell | May 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

Is COVID-19 an Occupational illness under Connecticut Workers Compensation?   Connecticut's workers' compensation law covers occupational diseases, which are defined as diseases peculiar to an occupation and caused by hazards greater than the run-of-the-mill risks of working in general. Occupati...


Posted by James Aspell | May 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

    Accidents involving large trucks are frequently far more severe than ordinary passenger vehicle accidents and have a significantly higher fatality rate overall. Why? Large trucks often weigh more than 80,000 pounds. That much momentum and force is enough to crush a standard car or truck w...

Brain Damage: the Invisible Injury that Destroys Lives

Posted by James Aspell | May 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

    Traumatic brain damage is an invisible injury that destroys thousands of people's lives and it is growing more common. Consider this: The hospitalization rates for traumatic brain injuries have increased from 79 percent per 100,000 people to 87.9 percent per 100,000 people in recent ye...

Repetitive Trauma Claims in the Medical Profession

Posted by James Aspell | May 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

As a nurse, therapist, or other health care provider, you spend hours on your feet every day, and you perform intricate tasks with your hands day in and day out. You may also be routinely bending, squatting, or stretching to reach medical tools and supplies, and you probably spend several hours p...

Falls On The Construction Site

Posted by James Aspell | May 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Accidents involving falls are too frequent in the construction industry. There are many places from which a construction worker can fall while on a job site, including ladders, scaffolding, roofs, unprotected floors, and more. Hazards emerge continually in the normal course of demolition and buil...

How Worker Exhaustion Leads to On the job Injuries

Posted by James Aspell | May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Anyone who has worked a job that sometimes – or even often – requires long hours, high pressure to perform, and shifts that interrupt regular sleep patterns knows that workplace fatigue is a problem. The more tired you become, the slower you are to react, the less effective your thought process...

What happens if I receive a Form 36?

Posted by James Aspell | May 06, 2020 | 0 Comments

  The employer/insurer will seek to discontinue benefits for temporary total incapacity when a physician indicates that the claimant is capable of some type of work. In order to discontinue benefits, employers/insurers are required to file a Form 36, which should be signed by a Connecticut-licen...

Workplace Injuries: More Than Just Slip and Falls

Posted by James Aspell | May 06, 2020 | 0 Comments

    For most Americans, the mention of a workplace injury conjures images of a construction accident, slips, falls from great heights, or other dramatic—and traumatic—injuries. In today's information-based society, however, injuries and repetitive-motion disorders connected to office work ar...

A broken rib is a serious injury

Posted by James Aspell | Apr 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

I have personally broken ribs on several occasions and I promise you that not only can a broken rib cause pain and discomfort, but a lack of medical treatment can result in additional problems in the future. This is why you need immediate treatment should you have reason to believe you're dealing...

How do Connecticut doctors treat a herniated disc?

Posted by James Aspell | Apr 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

  How do you treat a herniated disc? A disc herniation in your neck or your low back are two of the most common workplace injures we see in our compensation practice.  A herniated disc is a serious and painful injury that can change your life in an instant. If you have reason to believe you'v...

"Bill Paxton's family files wrongful death lawsuit

Posted by James Aspell | Apr 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Bill Paxton's family files wrongful death lawsuit On behalf of Jainchill & Beckert, LLC posted in wrongful death on Monday, May 7, 2018. Connecticut residents may remember that actor Bill Paxton died during surgery in February 2017. His estate claims that his surgeon and Cedars-Sina...

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