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What are the Most Common Fears Associated With On the Job Injuries?

Posted by James Aspell | Jan 06, 2023 | 0 Comments

There are many fears that people might have when they get hurt at work. Some common fears might include:

  1. Fear of losing their job: If someone is unable to work because of an injury, they may be afraid of losing their job and being unable to support themselves or their family.

  2. Fear of being unable to pay medical bills: Injuries can often result in expensive medical bills, and people may be afraid of not being able to pay these bills.

  3. Fear of not being able to return to work: Some people may be worried that they will not be able to return to their job after an injury, or that they will have to take on a different role that pays less.

  4. Fear of further injury: If someone has already been injured, they may be worried about getting injured again, especially if their job involves physical labor or hazardous conditions.

  5. Fear of the unknown: In general, people may be afraid of the unknown consequences of an injury, including how long it will take to recover and what the long-term effects will be.

In our Connecticut workers compensation practice, we are experienced in answering these questions, and will work with you to allay your fears and get you the treatment and compensation that the law allows.  We can get you paid for permamant injury and even work to get you in the State of Connecticut Workers Rehabilitation Program that will pay to send you to learn a new skill if your injury prevents you from doing your old job.  

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James Aspell

Principal since August 1, 2006 James F. Aspell is the principal and managing attorney of the firm which he started in 2006 following 20 years of litigation practice in a mid -size firm in Hartford, Connecticut. Jim focuses his practice in the areas of worker's compensation and personal injury l...

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