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Dog Attack Lawsuit Settled for $290,000

Settlement of lawsuit related to a dog attack incident.  The Plaintiff was a UPS deliveryman who was knocked off a homeowner's porch by a dog.  The Plaintiff suffered a torn right rotator cuff which required surgery.  He was caused to miss nearly 44 weeks of work.  Plaintiff's attorneys retained an expert witness who offered the [...]

2018-10-23T18:58:49+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Case Results|

Work Injuries Caused By Pre-existing Conditions

Injuries occurring as a result of a preexisting condition that manifests itself at work are now considered to be eligible for Workers’ Compensation benefits according to a new decision by the Appellate Court of Connecticut. In Clements v. Aramark Corporation, 182 Conn. App. 224, a worker with a history of heart disease suffered a heart [...]

2018-10-23T18:24:02+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Legal News|

Settlement of car accident lawsuit for $600,000

Settlement of car accident lawsuit for injured driver rear ended on Litchfield Road in Harwinton, Connecticut.  The Plaintiff suffered numerous severe injuries to his back, right shoulder, left leg and his head.  The Plaintiff's head injuries included severe symptoms that developed over time such as a concussion, post-traumatic seizures, PTSD, permanent loss of taste and [...]

2018-10-23T18:26:46+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Case Results|

Settlement of Workers’ Compensation claims for $580,000

Settlement of multiple Workers' Compensation claims for injured worker for $584,262 who had worked for liquor distributor for nearly 30 years.  His injuries included specific accidents and repetitive trauma claims to the back, knees, neck and both shoulders.  The Claimant's job duties included driving a truck and delivering kegs of beer to local businesses and [...]

2018-10-23T18:27:07+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Case Results|

Repetitive Trauma Injuries

Workers’ Compensation benefits are not limited only to workers injured in accidents.  Workers’ Compensation benefits are also available to workers who suffer from the cumulative impact of repetitive actives on the body.  Workers’ Compensation refers to these claims as “repetitive trauma”. Some common types of repetitive trauma injuries include: carpel tunnel syndrome from repeated hand [...]

2018-08-21T18:16:09+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Legal News|

Settlement of Workers’ Compensation claim for $400,000

Workers' Compensation settlement of $401,025.09 for injured worker who fell into a finished basement on a construction site sustaining  injuries to his head, leg, back and internal organs. The insurance carrier contested the claim alleging that the worker was an independent contractor and not an employee.  The case involved a detailed review of the "right [...]

2018-10-23T18:27:26+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Case Results|

Settlement of Workers’ Compensation claim for $780,000

Workers' Compensation settlement of $780,000 for injured worker who tripped on the edge of a rug and sustained a traumatic brain injury. The claimant was diagnosed with a torn rotator cuff, a torn meniscus, post-concussive syndrome and traumatic brain injury with post-traumatic headaches and cognitive impairment. The claimant is likely to be unable to work [...]

2018-10-23T18:27:53+00:00 June 24th, 2018|Case Results|

Increased Risk of Cancer for Firefighters

  According to a study released by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, firefighters may be at increased risk of certain types of cancer.  The study, which followed thousands of firefighters from California, found that the firefighter population had a 30% - 100% greater chance of developing certain cancers, including melanoma and cancers [...]

2018-05-29T22:10:54+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Legal News|