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July 2018 Archives

Family of utility worker files wrongful death lawsuit

This blog has often noted the possibility of the family of a deceased worker seeking damages for the worker's wrongful death in a work-related accident. Specifically, the blog has pointed out the potential for seeking damages from a party that was not the employer of the dead worker but that may be at fault for a work-related accident. This scenario has played out in a lawsuit recently filed in Danbury Superior Court.

Workers' compensation rehabilitation benefits in Connecticut

Connecticut workers who suffer on-the-job injuries are eligible for a number of important benefits under the state's workers' compensation system, including payment of medical expenses, reimbursement for lost wages and compensation for both permanent and temporary disability. As welcome as these benefits may be, most workers want to return to work and become productive again. In order to assist in the process, the workers' compensation system provides rehabilitation benefits for injured workers.

Construction worker killed by fall from scaffolding

Construction workers are frequently required to work high above the ground. The scaffolds and ladders that are used to obtain the necessary elevation are the frequent cause of serious construction accidents. In a recent accident in Darien, Connecticut, a construction worker apparently fell from a scaffold and was killed by the injuries that he suffered.

Reviewing the Connecticut workers' compensation claims process

Most workers in Connecticut know that they are entitled to benefits under the state's workers' compensation law if they suffer an injury on the job, but most employees lack a detailed understanding of how the claims process works. While every claim is unique and every worker has a unique story to tell, the basic steps in the claims process must be followed by every claimant. An understanding of the workers' compensation claims process is essential to filing a successful claim and obtaining an award of benefits.

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