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What To Do When Injured On the Job

Posted by James Aspell | Feb 17, 2024 | 0 Comments

Injured at Work in Connecticut? Here's Why You Need James F. Aspell, P.C.

Are you injured and unsure what to do next? Don't worry, James F. Aspell, P.C. is here to guide you through the process and fight for your rights. Here's what you need to know:

  1. Get Immediate Help: If you've been injured, your first priority is your health. Call 911 or ask someone to take you to the emergency room right away.

  2. Inform Your Employer: It's crucial to let your employer know about your injury as soon as possible.

  3. Consider Legal Help: You might be hesitant about hiring a lawyer, but there's no risk in reaching out for a consultation with James F. Aspell, P.C. Their expertise could make all the difference in your case.

  4. The Importance of Timely Action: The first two days post-injury can be overwhelming, especially when you're facing financial worries due to being unable to work. With a lawyer on your side, you can focus on your recovery while they handle the legal aspects.

  5. Filing Form 30C: This form is essential for filing a workers' compensation claim. However, it's easy to make mistakes if you try to handle it alone. James F. Aspell, P.C. can ensure it's filled out correctly.

  6. Deadline Reminder: You have one year from the date of your injury to file Form 30C. Missing this deadline could jeopardize your claim.

  7. Legal Fees: Worried about costs? Don't be. James F. Aspell, P.C. operates on a contingency fee basis, meaning they only get paid if they win your case.

  8. Choosing Your Physician: Don't let your employer dictate your medical care. With legal representation, you can choose a physician who truly has your best interests at heart.

  9. Form 1-A and Compensation Calculation: Ensure your compensation is accurately calculated by having James F. Aspell, P.C. handle Form 1-A for you.

  10. Family Matters: Remember to include your dependents on Form 1-A. Your family's well-being is just as important.

  11. Be Punctual: Attendance at doctor appointments is crucial for your case. Show that you're serious about your recovery.

  12. Keep Track of Expenses: Document your mileage for medical appointments and submit reports promptly to ensure timely reimbursement.

At James F. Aspell, P.C., our goal is simple: to see you healed and back to work again. Let us handle the legal complexities so you can focus on getting your life back on track. Contact us today for a consultation and take the first step towards the compensation you deserve.


About the Author

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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