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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...

Common Workplace Knee Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Posted by James Aspell | Mar 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

  The largest joint in the body is the knee. Without a healthy knee, you would not be able to walk, run, stand, sit, or lay down. If you sustain a knee injury on the job, you may experience serious pain and long-term medical problems. The most common types of knee injuries that arise in the...

Why Are Some Car Accident Cases Contested?

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

  Car accidents happen—in fact, quite often.  While Connecticut's roadways are somewhat safer than the rest of the country, the statistics of car accidents throughout the state point to a necessity to drive more cautiously and attentively. It is the duty of every driver to contrib...

The Danger of Crush Injuries

Posted by James Aspell | Mar 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

Why are crush injuries so dangerous?   When you become the victim of a Connecticut motor vehicle accident, one of the most likely injuries you will suffer is a crush injury. Crush injuries occur when one of your body parts comes under excessive pressure from a heavy object or gets squ...

WHO IS AT FAULT IN A CAR ACCIDENT CHANGING LANES?

Posted by James Aspell | Mar 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

  When you're driving, you must always be vigilant of your surroundings and respond appropriately to avoid car accidents. However, some causes of accidents can be out of your control – especially when someone makes an unsafe lane change. In an instant, you can suffer severe injuries, exten...

Common Workplace Foot Injuries

Posted by James Aspell | Mar 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you work on your feet, you know just how important foot health is. Injuries to the foot may not get as much attention as other parts of the body. But they're still quite common. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, every year, there are around 60,000 foot injuries that result in lost...

Preventing Head-On Collisions in Connecticut

Posted by James Aspell | Mar 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

  A head-on collision is a motor vehicle accident that occurs when two vehicles moving in the opposite direction crash into each other. Head-on collisions have multiple causes, including drunk driving, distracted driving, fatigue, and violations of traffic rules. According to the 201...

Workplace Accidents That Cause Amputations

Posted by James Aspell | Mar 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

Accidents on the job can result in a wide range of injuries. Some injuries may be treated so they heal relatively quickly, while other injuries can completely alter your life. One injury that can affect almost every aspect of your work, personal life, and recreational activities is an amputation ...

You Need A Knee Replacement But Have Arthritis

Posted by James Aspell | Mar 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

Connecticut Workers Compensation    We are Farmington, CT  attorneys who help with workers' compensation cases throughout Connecticut .  Call us at 860-523-8783  any time for a free consultation. As I approach 60, I can attest that even in a relatively fit person, your body breaks down a...

Common Types of Car Accidents in Connecticut

Posted by James Aspell | Mar 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

    Car crashes are so common that we think of them as part of everyday life. Yet for those involved in them, each car crash is traumatic and dangerous. Car insurance experts estimate that the average driver will file a claim for a car accident about once every 17.9 y...

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