I was injured at work! I've struck it rich

Posted by James Aspell | Aug 07, 2019 | 0 Comments

There is and always has been a certain percentage of workers compensation claimants that think their on the job injury is a ticket to Easy Street. More often than not, however, this is not the case. And in those cases that do settle for large sums, the injured worker has suffered catastrophic inj...

United Parcel Service Workers Com Claims

Posted by James Aspell | Jul 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

UPS Workers Compensation Lawyer for Work Injury Claims in Connecticut United Parcel Service (UPS) is the largest package delivery company in the world. With more than 400,000 employees, UPS, also referred to as “Brown” because of its trademark brown delivery trucks and uniforms, is everywhere. If...

I got hurt working for Pratt & Whitney? Now what do I do?

Posted by James Aspell | Jun 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

United Technologies employs thousands of employees in Connecticut. UTC workers get injured at the main plant in East Hartford, at Pratt & Whitney Middletown, at Hamilton Sunstrand in Windsor Locks and at Otis Elevator in Farmington and Plainville. Common East Hartford Job injuries at Pratt and Wh...

Nursing in Connecticut is a Dangerous gig

Posted by James Aspell | Jun 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

NEW SPOTLIGHT ON NURSE WORKPLACE INJURIES “Nursing: A Profession in Peril,” a five-part series of reports by consumer watchdog group Public Citizen being released over the spring and summer 2015, explores injuries to healthcare workers, potential methods to reduce these injuries, the policy posit...

Repetitive Trauma Injuries

Posted by James Aspell | Jun 06, 2019 | 0 Comments

Repetitive trauma injuries accumulate over time and often result in severe injuries for construction. Construction workers operate in hostile environments where life-changing accidents are common, but cumulative stress injuries caused by repetitive motion, exposure to toxins, vibrations, loud noi...

Why Would My Employer Deny My Claim?

Posted by James Aspell | May 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Did the injury occur at work? The answer to why an employer would dispute a workers' comp claim is simple and boils down to a single five letter word: money. Like any other type of insurance product, employers pay premiums to provide workers' compensation benefits to workers (in most states, this...

Venue in Connecticut Workers Compensation

Posted by James Aspell | Apr 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

This is the Location of the First District Worker's Compensation Commission in Hartford. There are 8 District offices around the state and we appear in all of them. Which office handles your claim is a function of the location you were injured. Feel free to call with any questions about case ven...

SI Joint Injuries. A Common Workplace Occurrence

Posted by James Aspell | Apr 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sacroiliac joint Injuries Overview Sacroiliac (SI) joint pain is felt in the low back and buttocks. The pain is caused by damage or injury to the joint between the spine and hip. Sacroiliac pain can mimic other conditions, such as a herniated disc or hip problem. Accurate diagnosis is important t...

Amazon Injuries in Connecticut

Posted by James Aspell | Apr 09, 2019 | 0 Comments

Amazon is one of the largest employers in the Connecticut As a global leader in the shopping and deliver logistics, Amazon employs a wide range of people in Connecticut from ooffice professionals, to drivers, to package handlers. Unfortunately, workplace injuries are a major issue at every compan...

Connecticut Workplace Assault

Posted by James Aspell | Apr 02, 2019 | 0 Comments

The news yesterday told a story of a Connecticut Transit bus driver who was attacked by an irate passenger while simply trying to complete his route. Sadly, Workplace assaults are for more common than you might think. Every day, transit workers, nurses, teachers and paraprofessionals, as well as ...

The Tedium of Job Searches

Posted by James Aspell | Mar 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Frequently in the life of a Connecticut work injury claim, there will be a period of time where you are required to do the dreaded "job searches." This situation typically arises when a worker, often a construction worker or heavy laborer, sustains an injury and is unable to perform the full ran...

What Should You Look For in your Worker Injury Lawyer

Posted by James Aspell | Feb 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

As Seen on Nolo.com If you've suffered a serious work-related injury or illness, it's almost always a good idea to hire an attorney to handle your workers' compensation claim and ensure that you get all the benefits to which you're entitled. But you need to find an attorney with specific experti...

Connecticut Welcomes a New Worker's Compensation Chairman

Posted by James Aspell | Jun 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Workers' Compensation Commission is pleased today to welcome Stephen M. Morelli as our newest Workers' Compensation Commission Chairman. Morelli was recently appointed by Governor Dannel Malloy to this position following the retirement of Commissioner John A. Mastropietro. Chairman Morelli th...

Connecticut Worker's Compensation: A Primer

Posted by James Aspell | Sep 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Connecticut Workers' Compensation Claims: Eligibility, Filing, and Appeals Understand how workers' compensation works in the state of Connecticut. By Sachi Barreiro Virtually all employers in Connecticut are required to carry workers' compensation insurance. As in the rest of the country, the wor...

Rate of CT workplace injuries, illnesses exceeds nation's

Posted by James Aspell | Jul 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rate of CT workplace injuries, illnesses exceeds nation's Related Content Content by John Stearns More than 36,000 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported among Connecticut's private industry employers in 2015, resulting in an incidence rate of 3.2 cases per 100 equivalent full-ti...

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