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Just how prevalent are workplace accidents/injuries?

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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 »

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Pursuing comprehensive benefits following a workplace injury

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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 »

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Navigating the Complexities of your Workers’ Compensation Claim – Connecticut

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I was injured at work.  There was a witness.  My contact at human resources assisted me with completing an incident report.  I was on the clock and on the employer’s premises when I was injured.  Why won’t the insurance company pay my benefits?  Why am I waiting for medical treatment to be authorized? What… Read More »

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Take these steps if you’re injured on the job

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Even though you have no intention of suffering an on-the-job injury, this could happen at any time. It doesn’t matter if you work in a dangerous field or sit at your desk all day, you never know what will happen. There are some key steps to take if you suffer an on-the-job injury: Obtain… Read More »

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Don’t let a workers’ compensation denial bog you down

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A workplace injury can change your life in many ways. From pain and suffering to the inability to do your job in the future, there will be a lot on your mind. If you’re unable to return to work after an injury suffered on the job, you’ll want to consider the process of applying… Read More »

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Workers’ compensation: A look at Medicare set-aside agreements

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As nearly everyone knows, a work accident resulting in injury can take away your income for a long time. While many work accidents are relatively minor, others may lead to significant injuries or even long-term disability. Victims in Connecticut can rely on workers’ compensation to replace lost wages and cover medical expenses. However, what… Read More »

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Amazon, Lowe’s, Tesla listed among 12 least safe workplaces

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In observance of Workers’ Memorial Week every year, the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health releases a report of the “Dirty Dozen,” aka the 12 companies with the most hazardous work environments. Employers and employees in Connecticut will want to know what some of those companies are and what kind of dangers are… Read More »

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How to stay safe at a construction site

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According to OSHA, about 20 percent of workplace deaths in Connecticut and throughout the country happen on a construction site. The vast majority of construction-related injuries and deaths occur because of falls and falling objects. Electrocution and being stuck between objects are two other common ways in which construction workers can be injured or… Read More »

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Tesla faces claims of not reporting injuries

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Connecticut residents may have heard about Tesla and the electric vehicles that it produces, but they may not have heard that the company is under investigation by the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration. In a report, the company was accused of not properly counting or identifying its employee injuries. The report also brought… Read More »

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Federal court upholds charge of willful violations

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Employers in Connecticut, especially those in construction and other highly hazardous industries, may want to know about a recent ruling by the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The case is entitled Martin Mechanical Contractors, Inc. v. Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor. In 2015, an HVAC contractor in Georgia fell through an unguarded… Read More »

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