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Monthly Archives: February 2022

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Can I Still Get Workers’ Compensation If I Catch COVID-19 At Work?

By Morizio Law Firm |

After more than two years, many U.S. employers have begun to settle into a reality where COVID-19 is omnipresent. However, there is still quite a lot of confusion as to what recourse Connecticut workers have should they contract the condition, especially on the job. In 2020, Governor Ned Lamont signed an executive order extending… Read More »

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How To Spot Employer Retaliation After Filing A Workers’ Compensation Claim

By Morizio Law Firm |

Connecticut law extends workers’ compensation coverage to almost all employees within the state (it requires nearly all employers to have coverage). However, not all employers recognize that workers have the right to file for these benefits. It is all too common for an employer to take action against an employee who files a workers’… Read More »

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How Do OSHA Violations Relate To Connecticut Workers’ Compensation?

By Morizio Law Firm |

The Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) is a federal entity which governs the regulations surrounding worker safety. It works to ensure that one’s workplace is “safe and healthful” and standards of hygiene & safety are observed, and also provides training and guidance to those who require it. The state of Connecticut has its… Read More »

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Are You An Out-Of-State Employee Injured While Working In Connecticut? What To Know About Workers’ Compensation

By Morizio Law Firm |

Many people who work in Connecticut live in New York, Massachusetts, or Rhode Island. Whether you work in Connecticut on a daily basis, work in the state on a semi-regular basis, or are working on a one-time project in state, there is always the risk of a workplace accident. You need to know what… Read More »

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Why Was My Workers’ Compensation Claim Denied?

By Morizio Law Firm |

When an employee is injured on the job in Connecticut, they generally expect to be able to collect workers’ compensation benefits, given that all employers (with very rare exceptions) in the state are required to carry the appropriate coverage. However, not every claim is accepted. Connecticut law lays out several situations in which your… Read More »

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What Is An “Osterlund” Claim In Connecticut?

By Morizio Law Firm |

When someone is injured on the job in Connecticut, they are generally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, either for a permanent or temporary disability, which can be total or partial. However, in some situations, an employee’s working capacity can actually be damaged or destroyed by their injury – in other words, the nature of… Read More »

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I Lost My Job While Out On Workers’ Compensation Leave!

By Morizio Law Firm |

When an employee is taking time off from work due to an on-the-job injury, they tend to believe that they cannot be fired or laid off. In reality, there are certain situations in which an employer can legally terminate an employee, even if they are currently injured – but terminating the employee solely because… Read More »

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