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Can I Ever Sue My Employer For A Work Injury?

By Morizio Law Firm |

When you are injured on the job, you are generally expected to seek help for that injury through your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. An injured worker has the right to reasonable medical care, as well as wage-loss benefits designed to cover expenses during the worker’s period of recovery. In exchange for that care, you… Read More »

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Are Injuries On A Break Still Covered By Workers’ Compensation?

By Morizio Law Firm |

Workers’ compensation covers any injury sustained in the course and scope of one’s employment. However, there are moments where someone’s status – in terms of whether they are “at work” or not – is up for debate, which can throw a workers’ compensation claim into doubt. One of the most common scenarios is when… Read More »

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Auto Accidents On The Job

By Morizio Law Firm |

When a worker is hurt on the job, it is generally assumed that their injury will be covered by workers’ compensation insurance (assuming that their employer has coverage) because it happened on their employer’s premises. However, not every work injury happens at work—sometimes workers may have to leave the premises as a part of… Read More »

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Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation If I Catch COVID-19 On The Job?

By Morizio Law Firm |

It has been nearly a year since the first cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) began to appear in the United States. Throughout the entire period, employers have had to adjust on the fly to balance the needs of their businesses with the welfare of their employees, though some employers have instead simply cut… Read More »

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What Happens When A Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Claim Is Denied?

By Morizio Law Firm |

Most of the time, when you are injured on the job, you expect that you will be able to receive care under your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance coverage. However, sometimes a valid claim may be denied due to mistake or due to your employer’s insurer doubting the truth of how you were injured, among… Read More »

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Does Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Provide Death Benefits?

By Morizio Law Firm |

No one wants to contemplate the possibility of death on the job, but it can happen. Several of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ most dangerous jobs are represented in Connecticut, from loggers to roofers to construction workers, and if you work in this kind of occupation, it is not out of the realm of… Read More »

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Worker Classification Determines Workers’ Compensation

By Morizio Law Firm |

During the end of the 2010s, more and more employers have shifted their workers away from being full employees to being contractors or part-time staff. Ostensibly this is done to save on overhead, but the fallout for workers is very real. Connecticut law does not guarantee workers’ compensation benefits to anyone except employees, and… Read More »

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How Does Workers’ Compensation Handle Repetitive Stress Injuries (RSIs)?

By Morizio Law Firm |

Most of the time, when someone thinks about injuries that happen on the job, that may be eligible for workers’ compensation, one thinks about a fall or other physical injury caused by negligence. However, work injuries can be more gradual, and nowhere is this more common than in dealing with repetitive stress injuries (RSIs),… Read More »

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Does Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Insurance Cover Mental Health Problems?

By Morizio Law Firm |

Normally, workers’ compensation insurance only tends to cover injuries and occupational diseases that affect employees physically. However, there are exceptional circumstances where an injured employee may be able to apply for benefits when their injury is mental or emotional in nature – for example, depression or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It is important to… Read More »

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How Employers and Insurance Companies Use Surveillance Video to Disprove Workers’ Compensation Claims

By Morizio Law Firm |

You may have heard stories about employers or insurance companies using surveillance video to prove an employee is not seriously injured and therefore entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. These are not just stories. It is, in fact, a common practice in workers’ compensation cases, particularly when an employee is found to be totally disabled… Read More »

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