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Crash on I 84 in Farmington Claims 20 Year Old

Posted by James Aspell | Jan 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

One person has died following a multi-car crash on I-84 westbound in Farmington on Tuesday evening. Just after 7 p.m., two cars driving on the eastbound side of the highway near exit 37 collided. State police said as a result of that crash, one of the cars crossed over the center median and stru...

Can I choose My Own Doctor For My Workers Comp Case?

Posted by James Aspell | Jan 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

When you are injured while doing your job, whether at the workplace or on the road, you may think that in order to receive workers' compensation benefits you need to use your employer's designated physician, but that is not always the case. Under Connecticut law, you are able to choose your own ...

Should I report A minor Work Injury?

Posted by James Aspell | Jan 14, 2022 | 0 Comments

Reporting Minor Connecticut Work Injuries You're a hardworking employee—you go in to work early each day, and you give the job your all. You don't complain, and you can count on one hand how many times you have called in sick. Today, when you were lifting a box, something “popped” in your back...

Symptoms to Look Out For Following a Car Accident

Posted by James Aspell | Jan 14, 2022 | 0 Comments

Symptoms to Look Out for After a Car Accident   Accidents are sudden, violent events that can leave a person shaken and fearful. Unless the crash is truly devastating though, many people may not realize they are injured until later. Injury symptoms from a car accident can take up to 24 hours...

Connecticut SSD Approval Rates Remain Low

Posted by James Aspell | Dec 01, 2021 | 0 Comments

Approval rates for first-time SSDI filers  | Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI) |   Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSDI, can be a long and frustrating experience for many ...

Common Workers' Compensation Mistakes

Posted by James Aspell | Oct 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Common Connecticut Workers' Compensation Mistakes Every day, workers all across America are injured while on the job, whether it is due to an unexpected accident or the negligence of an employer. The experienced workers' compensation lawyers at James F, Aspell, P.C. w...

Do I need to Get An MRI After A Car Accident?

Posted by James Aspell | Oct 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

Should I Get An MRI After A Car Accident? We have had many clients ask me “Should I get an MRI after a car accident?“   Usually, the client asks this question because a friend, family member, or coworker said “I had an MRI after my car accident.  You should get one too.” It always makes me feel...

Social Media and your Workers Compensation Case

Posted by James Aspell | Aug 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

Can My Social Media Posts Affect My Workers Comp Claim?   Facebook, Instagram, Youtube and Tik Tok are all a lot of fun to use.  Everyone likes to post their comings and goings and all of the fun things they are doing on a regular basis.  It is critical for you to know, howeve...

OSHA's top 10 Workplace Violations for 2020

Posted by James Aspell | May 01, 2021 | 0 Comments

  The biggest risk to worker safety hasn't changed in 10 years For the 10th year in a row, lack of fall protection is the top violation cited by the National Safety Council and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The NSC and OSHA recently released the top 10 violati...

What Are the Most Dangerous Jobs?

Posted by James Aspell | Apr 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

In recent years it has come out that sitting “safely” at a computer screen all day, like most of us do, is not actually all that safe. The tolls it takes over time on your skeletal and cardiovascular systems, combined with a reduced tendency to exercise, means many of us are not as safe at work...

Which Lawyers Make the Most Money?

Posted by James Aspell | Apr 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

It's true that some lawyers are wealthy and others struggle to meet their expenses. Different types of lawyers are specialized in different law areas. By being specialized in particular areas of law practice, lawyers can make the most money. Becoming a lawyer is not an easy job, but it is well pa...

What Not To Do When Collecting Workers’ Comp Benefits

Posted by James Aspell | Apr 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

    If you've been injured on the job and are collecting workers' compensation, you could be your own worst enemy. After some time has passed, you may think you're well enough to take on some work “on the side” to earn a little extra cash at the same time you are receiving benefits. You may d...

The Dangers of Intersection Collisions

Posted by James Aspell | Apr 08, 2021 | 0 Comments

According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), over 50 percent of crashes involving either a fatality or injury happen in or near intersections. That's an astounding two million intersection crashes per year. What makes intersections so dangerous? Better yet, what can you do to avoid bec...

Workplace Shoulder Injuries

Posted by James Aspell | Apr 06, 2021 | 0 Comments

  ROTATOR CUFF INJURIES IN THE WORKPLACE You don't realize just how much you use your shoulder until you injure it. Unfortunately, that's a realization people come to all the time. Shoulder injuries are among the most common in the workplace. In fact, in many industries, shoulder pain ...

THE IMPACTS OF NECK INJURIES AFTER CAR ACCIDENTS

Posted by James Aspell | Apr 03, 2021 | 0 Comments

    The Impacts of Neck Injuries After Car Accidents   Car accidents can lead to a wide range of injuries, including neck injuries. In a car accident, your body is subject to a great deal of force moving abruptly forward, then backward as the car comes to a...

Protecting Your kids from Dog Bites

Posted by James Aspell | Apr 02, 2021 | 0 Comments

      Famous Dogs biting people is a trending topic in the news today.  But nopt every dog lices in the White House and nips a Secret Service Agent.  In reality, dogs are one of the most popular pets in the United States, but along with all of the positive aspects of owni...

Common Knee Injuries from Car Accidents

Posted by James Aspell | Mar 31, 2021 | 0 Comments

  While most people understand how essential their knees are to support the body's weight and movement, many do not know that the knee joint is one of the largest and most complex joints. Because of the complexity of this joint, it is particularly susceptible to many different i...

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