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June 2018 Archives

Connecticut resident dies in Massachusetts accident

In today's economy, truck drivers often travel far from their homes or the states in which their employers are located. If a truck driver is killed or injured in a work-related accident, sorting out the applicable workers' compensation statute can be problematic. A recent about an accident that took the life of a resident of Seymour, Connecticut, demonstrates the problem.

Hit-and-run hazards: Getting the information you need

You were driving through an intersection when the unexpected happened. A driver headed your way hit your vehicle from behind, hard enough to spin your car around. You immediately felt the shock of the crash, but you got out to make sure the other driver was okay. That's when you noticed the vehicle that hit you driving away.

Number of accidental falls rises as cause of workplace deaths


Several weeks ago, this blog commented on the accidental death of a Connecticut construction worker who died from injuries sustained when she fell through a hole awaiting installation of a staircase. Falls are becoming more numerous as a cause of worker deaths in the United States, and a pair of deaths in a construction accident in St. Louis is sparking greater concern.

Accident leads to death and work shutdown on skyscraper


Most tall buildings in Connecticut make extensive use of glass panels on the exterior walls. These panels are very heavy and can pose a risk to workers if they are not secured at all times before installation. In a recent construction site accident, one such panel was on a loading dock awaiting installation when it tipped over and killed a nearby worker.

Does Connecticut workers' compensation pay survivors benefits?


Workplace accidents occasionally result in the death of the worker. In such cases, the worker's family usually wonders whether they can collect workers' compensation benefits to cover medical and funeral expenses and lost income. Fortunately for Connecticut families, the state's workers' compensation system provides generous benefits for the family of a worker killed in a job-related accident.

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