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Empowering Injured Workers: Navigating Vocational Rehabilitation in Workers’ Compensation Claims

By Morizio Law Firm |

Experiencing a work-related injury is a challenging and often life-altering event. Beyond the physical pain and recovery process, injured workers may also face significant changes in their career paths. This is where vocational rehabilitation steps in as a beacon of hope, offering a pathway to new opportunities and career pivots. Understanding how vocational rehabilitation… Read More »

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Understanding Voluntary Agreements in Workers’ Compensation

By Morizio Law Firm |

If you have been injured at work and are dealing with a workers’ compensation claim, you may come across the term “Voluntary Agreement.” But what exactly is a Voluntary Agreement? Should you sign one if it is issued by the responsible workers’ compensation carrier? In this blog post, we will delve into the details… Read More »

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Navigating Jurisdiction Issues in Workers’ Compensation Cases: Where Do I Bring My Case?

By Morizio Law Firm |

Navigating the complex world of workers’ compensation can be challenging, especially when jurisdiction issues come into play. Whether you were injured while working in Connecticut but do not reside in the state, or if you are a Connecticut resident who was injured while traveling outside of the state, understanding how these “conflict of law… Read More »

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The Importance of Maximum Medical Improvement in Workers’ Compensation Claims

By Morizio Law Firm |

When it comes to workers’ compensation claims, the concept of “Maximum Medical Improvement” (MMI) is often addressed with the injured worker by way of their treating physician. However, many times it is a misunderstood concept.  MMI is a term that often comes up during the course of a workers’ compensation claim, but many injured… Read More »

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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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