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Snow Law 101

As the snow continues to pile up, let us take a moment to review some of the law relating to snow and ice removal in Connecticut. Under Connecticut law, a landowner has an obligation to remove or otherwise treat dangerous accumulations of snow and ice from his or her property.  It is well established that [...]

2021-02-24T14:40:32+00:00 February 24th, 2021|Legal News|

Settlement of Workers’ Compensation Claim for $108,000

Injured worker was employed as a service technician for copier machines.  He sustained an injury to his back while lifting machine parts.  The worker had previously had back surgery for an unrelated work injury with a different employer.  The worker’s treating doctor performed a spinal fusion surgery following the second incident.  The client received an [...]

2021-02-24T14:35:04+00:00 February 24th, 2021|Case Results|

Top Ten Legal Movies In The Last 50 Years

1.My Cousin Vinny (1992) Joe Pesci plays a brash Brooklyn lawyer who only recently passed the bar exam on his 6th try. He is representing his cousin and friend who are arrested for murder after stopping at a convenience store in Alabama. 2. Marshall (2017) Chadwick Bosman plays Thurgood Marshall, the first black justice on [...]

2021-01-28T18:23:08+00:00 January 28th, 2021|Legal News|

Settlement of Workers’ Compensation Claim for $435,000

Long-time liquor distribution worker with a long history of work-related injuries to various body parts including his back and left knee.  The Claimant had a left knee replacement and multiple back surgeries.  In addition to the settlement figure, the insurance company agreed to fund a Medicare Set-Aside of approximately $120,000 to pay for ongoing medical [...]

2021-01-26T16:16:51+00:00 January 26th, 2021|Case Results|

Remedies Available to Injured Delivery Workers

The holiday season is the busiest time of the year for delivery services.  The increase of packages delivered this time of the year means that workers doing delivery work are more active than at any other time.  With this increased business, extra hours, and additional stops come an increased risk of injury. Any employee who [...]

2020-12-23T19:25:58+00:00 December 23rd, 2020|Legal News|

Settlement of Workers’ Compensation Claim for $335,000

Sixty-eight year old aircraft technician with a long history of work-related injuries to his right knee.  Over the years, he required multiple knee surgeries including a total knee replacement and a revision of the knee replacement.  He was eventually given a 50% permanent partial disability of the knee.  The Claimant was deemed unable to return [...]

2020-12-23T19:25:25+00:00 December 23rd, 2020|Case Results|

What To Do When: You Get Injured In a Fall

WHAT TO DO WHEN: Over the next several months, we will issue a series of articles called “What To Do When”. This series is intended to help explain important steps that can be taken to protect yourself and your rights in the event of an injury or accident.   This month, what to do when: [...]

2020-11-20T13:39:03+00:00 November 20th, 2020|Legal News|

What To Do When: You Get Injured At Work

WHAT TO DO WHEN:   Over the next several months, we will issue a series of articles called “What To Do When”.  This series is intended to help explain important steps that can be taken to protect yourself and your rights in the event of an injury or accident. This month, what to do when.... [...]

2020-11-16T04:15:39+00:00 November 16th, 2020|Legal News|

Workers’ Compensation Settlement of $707,000

Seventy-year-old former hospital technician sustained injuries to both shoulders and neck. The Claimant eventually developed complex regional pain syndrome and depression following bilateral shoulder surgeries. The Claimant has received total temporary disability benefits for a period of years. The final settlement involved a lump sum amount and a structured settlement designed to guarantee regular monthly [...]

2020-11-16T04:03:59+00:00 November 16th, 2020|Case Results|

Workers’ Compensation Settlement – $275,000

Sixty-two year old heavy equipment operator injured both knees.  He required multiple surgeries including a total knee replacement on one knee.  The diagnosis included significant post-traumatic disease.  He was paid specific award benefits for a 22% rating on one knee and a 15% rating to the other.  We had been claiming entitlement to additional specific [...]

2020-10-01T02:47:54+00:00 October 1st, 2020|Case Results|