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Cooperation Between Doctors and Lawyers Is Key in Defending the Rights of Injured Workers
In Connecticut, when you’ve been injured at work, experts recommend retaining a workers’ compensation attorney because Connecticut’s workers’ compensation laws are nuanced and complex. But while the decision to retain the services of a workers’ compensation attorney may seem like common sense, it can be far more difficult to know when to bring a… Read More »
Two Case Studies Highlight the Need to Report Injuries Early in Workers’ Compensation Claims
We all know getting hurt at work is a possibility, in the same nebulous way we “know” that any time we get in our car there is some risk of a car accident. But tacitly knowing that a workplace injury is possible and being prepared for such a possibility are two very different things…. Read More »
Injured at Work, but Afraid to Speak with an Attorney? The Misconceptions of Workplace Injuries Explained
Experiencing a workplace injury is rarely a simple ordeal, especially if the injury is severe. When combined, questions of liability, negligence, loss of future income, and the permanent nature the injury and treatment process can create a complex single claim, pitting employees against insurance companies, with families often caught in the middle. Untangling the… Read More »
Workers’ Compensation Explainer: What It Is and How to Get the Benefits You Deserve
Suffering a work injury is a scary, nerve-wracking experience. How long will I be out of work? How will I pay my medical bills? Who’s responsible for my accident? – All these questions cause anxiety. Left alone, a work injury can lead to emotional, physical, and financial catastrophe. But according to Attorney Lawrence Morizio,… Read More »
Just how prevalent are workplace accidents/injuries?
We suspect at Morizio Law Firm that virtually every one of our readers across Connecticut can weigh in with the correct answer to today’s above-posed blog headline query. The bottom line: Workers in just about every industry and job type employed in Connecticut and nationally are routinely exposed to on-the-job risks that can turn… Read More »
Would-be Connecticut law spotlights first responders, PTSD
We acquainted readers with a key piece of pending Connecticut legislation focused upon a select band of state workers in our immediately preceding blog spot. Our March 13 Morizio Law Firm entry spotlighted Senate Bill 231, a would-be law that is currently working its way through the state’s General Assembly. The particulars of SB… Read More »
Focus of recent CT workers’ comp bill is on first responders
The workers’ compensation realm in Connecticut is hardly a narrow universe largely confined to a few select industries and injuries. Indeed, we prominently note on our website at the proven pro-workers’ Morizio Law Firm in Stratford our lawyers’ handling of claims “stemming from a wide variety of work-related accidents.” A representative bullet list of… Read More »
Is offshore maritime work getting more dangerous?
The workplace accident realm in Connecticut and nationally is unquestionably expansive. We duly note that at the established pro-workers’ Morizio Law Firm in Stratford. We underscore on the firm’s website our impassioned and proven advocacy of injured employees and their families following accidents in diverse work environments. Those range broadly from the construction industry… Read More »
Pursuing comprehensive benefits following a workplace injury
Many – candidly, most – on-the-job protections that exist to safeguard the health and safety of workers in Connecticut and nationally were hard-earned achievements earned over time by America’s vast and diverse labor force. That is, the work environments of past eras did not remotely resemble today’s employment venues. A vast array of federal,… Read More »
What is hand-arm vibration syndrome?
If you work in construction or deal with power tools and heavy machinery on a daily basis, you no doubt experience vibration exposure from time to time, if not every day. But continuous vibration exposure can have an adverse effect on your health if you aren’t careful. Types of vibration injuries One of the… Read More »