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The 5 "W's" of spinal fusion surgery

Posted by James Aspell | Nov 26, 2022 | 0 Comments

What to Know About Spinal Fusion Surgery In Connecticut Considering spinal fusion surgery for your workplace back injury in Connecticut? Here are 5 “W's” to know about—the who, what, where, when, and why. Who While it's a common surgery, spinal fusion is appropriate only for a certain subset...

Workplace Knee Injuries

Posted by James Aspell | Nov 23, 2022 | 0 Comments

Beware of knee injuries at work Workers in all industries have to pay close attention to the stress they're putting on their knees. These joints are used a lot throughout many activities. Protecting the knees must be a priority for the worker, as well as the employer. On average, knee...

Common Construction Worker Injuries

Posted by James Aspell | Nov 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

Every day in Connecticut, construction workers are hurt on the job. In 2016, 6,100 construction workers suffered nonfatal job-related injuries and illnesses in Ohio. These workers were hurt in many on-the-job accidents and suffered many injuries—including back injuries. If you experience a back ...

Compensation for Knee work injury

Posted by James Aspell | Oct 07, 2022 | 0 Comments

Getting compensation for a knee injury is critically important if you have a work-related injury. Knee injuries are often serious. Proper treatment may require surgery and significant time off work. All of it can leave you wondering how you're going to provide for yourself and your family. Ou...

Workplace scissor lift accidents

Posted by James Aspell | Aug 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

Workplace scissor lift accidents In many different types of industries, the need to get a worker into an elevated position can arise during a work project. There are a variety of types of devices and equipment that can be used for getting workers to such positions. One is a scissor lif...

How Painful is Rotator Cuff Surgery?

Posted by James Aspell | Jun 24, 2022 | 0 Comments

Rotator Cuff Surgery Pain Your Recovery Rotator cuff repair surgery is done to fix a tear in the rotator cuff. It can also include cleaning the space between the rotator cuff tendons and the shoulder blade. This is called subacromial smoothing. Unfortunately, rotator cuff repair ...

Can You Get SSD if you Have Cancer?

Posted by James Aspell | Jun 17, 2022 | 0 Comments

Social Security Disability Benefits With Cancer How To Qualify For Social Security Disability Benefits With Cancer Being diagnosed with cancer can qualify you to receive Social Security disability benefits. There are more than 200 types of cancers and if you have late stage or aggressive ...

How To Choose The Best Personal Injury Attorney

Posted by James Aspell | Jun 17, 2022 | 0 Comments

Choosing a Connecticut personal injury lawyer may seem like a daunting process, but with these tips, you can learn important aspects to consider when comparing potential lawyers, questions to ask during the consultation, and how to narrow down your choices to choose the lawyer that is best for ...

Monetary Compensation For Spinal Cord Injuries

Posted by James Aspell | Jun 17, 2022 | 0 Comments

  There are some spinal cord injuries that cause permanent damage on the victim, such as paraplegia or quadriplegia. There are also other spinal cord injuries that cause temporary disabilities and chronic pain resulting in overwhelming medical expenses and lost wages from work. The spin...

Common causes of Springtime Car Crashes with injuries

Posted by James Aspell | May 17, 2022 | 0 Comments

Spring is typically a beautiful time of year in Connecticut. By mid-May, we are starting to see consistently warmer  temperatures here which results in a chance to spend more time outdoors. Residents have the opportunity to shed those layers of heavy winter clothing, enjoy flowers in full bloom i...

Apple Watch Screen Defect Class Action Lawsuit

Posted by James Aspell | May 07, 2022 | 0 Comments

  Consumers are complaining that their Apple Watch, which retails for approximately $400 to $1,400, has a screen defect that Apple is refusing to cover under the product's limited warranty. Apple Watch owners have reported that (1) the screens on the devices are detaching from ...

The Realities of German Shepard Dog Bites

Posted by James Aspell | May 06, 2022 | 0 Comments

Dog Bite Statistics – Children Are Most Likely Victims to Be Bitten by a German Shepherd There are approximately 4.7 million dog bites every year according to the Center for Disease Study. Approximately 1 out of every 5 dog bite victims require emergency medical treatment. Children ages 5...

5 Tips for Sharing the Road with Semi-Trucks

Posted by James Aspell | Apr 29, 2022 | 0 Comments

  Connecticut Truck Accident Lawyer- 5 tips in dealing with semi trucks on Connecticut roads   An auto accident involving a semi-truck can lead to victims suffering serious injuries and possibly death. For this reason, it is important to know how to drive safely around a semi-truck or large ...

SSD/SSI and Long Haul Covid

Posted by James Aspell | Apr 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

Today I argued my first "long haul COVID" case before a Social Security Administration ALJ.  While the outcome is far from clear, one thing is for certain.  If one has any hope if getting Title II or Title XVI Disability benefits as a result of Covid 19, their claim must be well-documented by med...

When Should I hire A Workers Compensation Lawyer?

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

If you have a Connecticut workers' compensation claim claim or suspect that you do, it is critical that you know when to hire a workers comp lawyer. Since lawyers typically won't charge you any fees unless you win, it's important to at least get a free consultation to decide whether your workers'...

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