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Category Archives: Workers’ Compensation

Cooperation Between Doctors and Lawyers Is Key in Defending the Rights of Injured Workers

By Morizio Law Firm |

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 »

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Two Case Studies Highlight the Need to Report Injuries Early in Workers’ Compensation Claims

By Morizio Law Firm |

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 »

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Workers’ Compensation Explainer: What It Is and How to Get the Benefits You Deserve

By Morizio Law Firm |

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 »

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Is Medical Inflation Affecting Workers’ Compensation Claims?

By Morizio Law Firm |

Something many people are unaware of is that there is a specific cost of labor, which is factored by averaging several costs related to hiring, training, and maintaining workers. Workers’ compensation premium cost is one of the most important factors – which, in a time of general inflation, can cause worries for employers (and… Read More »

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Surgeon General Urges Supreme Court To Avoid Medical Marijuana Cases

By Morizio Law Firm |

In mid-May 2022, Surgeon General Elizabeth Prelogar was asked to author an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court “on behalf of the United States” in the combined cases of Musta v. Mendota Heights Dental Center, et al, and Bierbach v. Digger’s Polaris, et al. The Surgeon General did so, arguing that the justices… Read More »

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Appealing A Denied Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Claim

By Morizio Law Firm |

Having one’s workers’ compensation claim denied can be a jarring experience; you are in need of medical care, and to be denied it is a frightening thing. There are many reasons that claims may be denied, and many of them are insurmountable – but with the right legal help, you can file an appeal… Read More »

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Can I Receive Connecticut Workers’ Compensation For A Car Accident On The Job?

By Morizio Law Firm |

Something many employees are not aware of is that they are still considered ‘on the job’ if they are away from their employer’s premises, driving somewhere or otherwise engaged in work for their employer. This often comes up if an accident happens; the injured employee may have no idea that they are still ‘at… Read More »

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How Can I Tell If I’m Experiencing Workers’ Compensation Retaliation?

By Morizio Law Firm |

If you are injured on the job, you have the right to file a workers’ compensation claim with your employer’s insurer, and receive appropriate medical care. However, some employers do not take it well when an employee actually uses these procedures, despite Connecticut law branding workers’ compensation as the exclusive remedy against an employer…. Read More »

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Stats Show Rise In Workplace Injuries & Fatalities In 2020

By Morizio Law Firm |

A recently released white paper from ISN Software Corporation revealed that while the overall number of serious injuries and fatalities declined from 2019 to 2020, the rate at which they occurred (the “SIF rate”) spiked definitively. Statistics showed that the SIF rate was 429 per 100,000 workers, while in the previous year it had… Read More »

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What Is A Medicare “Set-Aside” Trust? Do I Need One?

By Morizio Law Firm |

If a person is injured or contracts a disease while in the scope of their employment, they may file for workers’ compensation benefits, or in some cases, file a lawsuit against the person or entity that caused their injuries. If it becomes necessary, Medicare will pay those bills. However, if Medicare pays expenses that… Read More »

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