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What’s the Difference Between an Orthopedist and a Physiatrist?

By Morizio Law Firm |

If you’ve been injured at work, you’re likely curious about what medical treatments will be covered under your workers’ compensation insurance. This is a valid concern, as medical costs can be very high, and not all treatments are covered. The good news is that many treatments administered by licensed physicians are often covered. Two… Read More »

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Understanding Intentional Acts by the Employee and How They Affect Work Injuries

By Morizio Law Firm |

Sustaining an injury at work is a consequence that no one would ever wish to happen. It can have serious effects on the individual, causing pain and discomfort, lost wages, and potentially long-term health complications. In situations where an employee gets injured on the job, Workers’ Compensation benefits are available to provide financial assistance… Read More »

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What is My Permanent Partial Disability Award? Maximizing Your Penultimate Benefit in Connecticut Claims – An Explainer

By Morizio Law Firm |

When you’re injured at work, it can be overwhelming to navigate the workers’ compensation system. One of the most challenging parts of this process can be determining what kind of benefits you’re entitled to receive. The ultimate award in Connecticut workers’ compensation claims by law is that of permanent partial disability” or typically abbreviated… Read More »

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Drive Time: Are Motor Vehicle Accidents Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?

By Morizio Law Firm |

Every day, people in different professions hit the road to deliver goods and complete their jobs. Although driving is a regular part of their jobs, accidents can still occur on the road, leading to debilitating injuries and unexpected expenses. The question is, are injuries resulting from car accidents during work hours eligible for workers’… Read More »

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Winter Workouts: Am I Eligible for Benefits if Injured on a Seasonal Position?

By Morizio Law Firm |

Seasonal jobs can be a great way to make some extra income during peak seasons for various industries, whether it is the holiday shopping season, summer tourism, or winter sports resorts. However, seasonal jobs also come with their own set of challenges and uncertainties, including workers’ compensation benefits. If you or someone you know… Read More »

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Improving Access to Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Firefighters Who Develop Cancer

By Morizio Law Firm |

Firefighters are the ones who put their lives in danger to save ours. They act promptly and bravely and play a crucial role in society. They are here to protect us, but who protects them when they get sick? The risk of cancer among firefighters is 9% higher than the general population. The dangerous… Read More »

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Understanding Lower Back Injuries in Workers Compensation Claims: Diagnoses and Corresponding Treatment Options

By Morizio Law Firm |

Being injured at work can be a traumatic experience that can lead to long-term physical and financial consequences. One of the most common workplace injuries is lower back (also referred to as the lumbar spine) injuries, which can result in pain, discomfort, and inability to perform the tasks required for the job. According to… Read More »

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Trick or Treat? How Nurse Case Managers Help Injured Workers with Workers’ Compensation Claims

By Morizio Law Firm |

We all know how exciting Halloween can be but when it comes to dealing with a work-related injury, it can turn into a nightmare for some. If you or someone you know has been injured on the job, it’s important to know that nurse case managers might be able to help you navigate the… Read More »

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Can You Recover Workers’ Compensation In CT – If You Do Not Live In CT?

By Morizio Law Firm |

Connecticut workers’ compensation law covers almost every employee in the state, mandating no-fault medical benefits and other measures designed to allow an injured worker to heal before getting back to work. That said, it generally is only available to those who live in the state, at least in theory. There are exceptions to this…. Read More »

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Frequently Asked Questions About Connecticut Workers’ Comp Claims

By Morizio Law Firm |

Workers’ compensation benefits are available to the wide majority of Connecticut employees, to help them stay afloat financially and recover from injury. However, it is common for injured workers to have questions or concerns. Knowing your rights and your options is crucial moving forward – getting the right answers can make the difference between… Read More »

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