CT Injury Lawyers Blog
There is no doubt that construction is one of the most dangerous industries. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that 20 percent of all workplace deaths in the United States happened in the construction industry. Construction workers spend the day on... Read more.
When commercial vehicles like semi-trucks, tanker trucks, and flatbeds get into accidents, people driving or riding in smaller and lighter passenger vehicles can be severely injured. Under Connecticut law,1 if you can show that your accident was caused by the negligence of a truck... Read more.
Connecticut law requires most employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance to cover medical costs and wage replacement for employees who are injured while performing their jobs. It also provides certain benefits for permanent disability. However, the law does not require the employer... Read more.
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that there were almost 3.0 million workplace injuries reported by private employers in 2014. Back injuries are among the most common types of work injury that you can sustain and are often severe enough to prevent you from returning to work... Read more.
The National Safety Council (NSC) reports that slip and fall accidents send nearly 9 million people to emergency departments around the United States each year. When these accidents happen on someone else’s property, victims are often able to recover compensation from the property owner or... Read more.
Many people file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits and are shocked to learn that... Read more.
As a country, we love our dogs. It is virtually impossible to leave your house in a well-populated area without seeing a dog... Read more.
More than 2 million people are injured in auto accidents each year, according to government... Read more.
When you think of a work-related injury, you may think of broken bones, burns, or other traumatic injuries that may occur in an accident. However, many industries can put workers at risk of other, long-term and even permanent injuries due to the nature of the job. One such condition... Read more.