I Just Got Rear-Ended. Now What?

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

  Rear-end collisions are among the most common  kinds of auto accidents. You're sitting at an intersection or stuck in stop-and-go traffic, minding your own business. The next thing you know: you hear a horribly loud noise, as someone slams into you from behind. Your car gets violently shov...

Do I need a Lawyer for a Work Injury?

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

4 Signs You Need to Hire a Workers Comp Lawyer After You Get Hurt On the Job   If you experience an injury on the job that prohibits you from working for a certain amount of time, then you are  probably eligible for workers compensation. Unfortunately, in some cases, things don't go...

car accident lawyer ct

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

5 Things to Look for When Choosing a Car Accident Lawyer In Ct Finding a reputable car accident lawyer to work with is more important than you might think. If you've recently been injured in a car accident, you'll want a car accident lawyer who can represent your best interests, so you can focus...

The Ability's to "ambulate" in SSD and SSI Claims

Posted by James Aspell | Jan 04, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you are wondering, “what does ambulate mean?” when applying for Social Security Disability benefits, we can help. According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), the inability to ambulate effectively means an extreme limitation of the ability to walk due to an impairment that interfere...

Forklift Injuries

Posted by James Aspell | Jan 04, 2021 | 0 Comments

Forklift, or Powered Industrial Truck (“P.I.T.”), injuries are very common in the construction industry for both drivers and nearby workers.  According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), an estimated 85 deaths result each year as a result of forklift operation accide...

Do Hispanic Workers Suffer More Injuries on the Job?

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

“For much of the past two decades…the rate of work-related fatalities for Latinos has exceeded the rate for all U.S. workers, at times dramatically so.” This quote from the director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) highlights the risks Hispanic workers in the B...

How Much Does A Tractor Trailer Truck Weigh?

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

  The weight of a semi-truck can vary depending on several factors, specifically concerning the type of semi-truck and the cargo that it is carrying. On average, semi-trucks can weigh up to 25,000 pounds (12.5 tons). More specifically, the semi-tractor, which is the portion of the truck in w...

WHAT PEDESTRIANS SHOULD DO AFTER BEING HIT BY A VEHICLE

Posted by James Aspell | Dec 08, 2020 | 0 Comments

  When you walk near traffic, you are at risk of being struck by a vehicle. Due to the lack of protection pedestrians are offered in most cross walks and sidewalks, many suffer serious injuries or death in the event of an auto accident. When this occurs, you may be entitled to hold the at-fa...

Should I say "I'm Sorry" if I'm in a car accident?

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

Whether you accidentally bump into someone while walking or step on someone's foot, it is a natural reaction to apologize afterward. Unfortunately, saying “sorry” to another driver after getting involved in a car accident   is never a good idea and can have severe consequences when it comes to ...

Finding the Best Motorcycle Accident Attorney Near You

Posted by James Aspell | Nov 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

How Do I find the Best Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Near Me?   People often search for “accident attorney near me” which will produce results for attorneys that are geographically in an office nearest to the location of the searcher. It is not always wise to believe that the attorney n...

How long does a workers’ compensation claim last?

Posted by James Aspell | Oct 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

  How long does a Connecticut  workers' compensation claim last? The answer is that it never ends (unless you no longer work for the same employer and both sides choose to settle). At first, many of our Connecticut work injury  clients get worried or uncomfortable with the idea that thei...

Filing A New Britain Workers Compensation Claim

Posted by James Aspell | Oct 02, 2020 | 0 Comments

NEW BRITAIN WORKERS' COMPENSATION ATTORNEY We represent a lot of people that are injured while working in New Britain.  The city has a lot of employers in the manufacturing sector that lead to workers injuring their backs, shoulders, knees, and many other body parts.  These injured workers are...

What is the Role of OHO in the SSD Claims Process?

Posted by James Aspell | Sep 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

  The Office Hearings Operations also known as OHO,  is a department of the Social Security Administration (SSA). OHO manages and oversees the scheduling of disability hearings for people who are appealing a denied Social Security disability claim. How Can I Appeal the SSA's Decision on...

Neck and Back Injuries After a Car Accident

Posted by James Aspell | Sep 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

    Any part of the body could suffer a serious injury in an auto accident. The gravitational forces exerted on the human body in a car crash can be enough to cause bone breaks, organ damage, muscle injuries and more. Injuries to the neck and back are relatively common in car accidents due to...

Bank Account Garnished? Here’s What To Do Now

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

  You're checking out at the grocery store and the debit card is declined. That can't be right, I just got paid yesterday, you think. You call your bank to find out what the problem is and they tell you that you're overdrawn by $150 because a creditor has garnished your bank account.  Many peo...

CT Workers’ Compensation Claims: The Basics

Posted by James Aspell | Sep 09, 2020 | 0 Comments

  If you have been injured on the job you're likely dealing with the stress and pain involved in the recovery process, the challenge of trying to carry on your everyday activities relating to your home life, and the paperwork and uncertainty related to claiming your workers' compensation b...

GOVERNOR LAMONT ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER CREATING A REBUTTABLE PRESUMPTION REGARDING WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BENEFITS RELATED TO CONTRACTION OF COVID-19

Posted by James Aspell | Sep 03, 2020 | 0 Comments

  Governor Lamont announced on  July 24, 2020, that he has signed Executive Order NO. 7JJJ which creates a rebuttable presumption that workers who contracted COVID-19 between March 10, 2020 and May 20, 2020, contracted it on the job and are eligible for workers' compensation benefits.  Executiv...

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 ...

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