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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|

Why Get a Personal Injury Lawyer?

How an Attorney from The Dodd Law Firm, LLC, Can Assist me in a Personal Injury Lawsuit 1. Report Economic Damages: A Plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuits may pursue compensation for economic damages like lost wages, medicals bills and out of pocket expenses. As long as you send relevant receipts and invoices to our [...]

2020-09-09T01:48:08+00:00 September 9th, 2020|Legal News|

Settlement of workers’ compensation claim for $1,085,000.00

In this claim, a fifty-eight year old engineer injured his back. The diagnosis was herniated disc at L4-5, lumbar radiculopathy, and post-laminectomy syndrome. He underwent three surgeries, including disc excision at L4-5; re-exploration; then L4-5 spinal fusion. He required pain management thereafter. Doctors determined that he was totally disabled from employment. The weekly compensation rate [...]

2020-09-02T21:21:56+00:00 August 28th, 2020|Case Results|

Motorcycle Crash Settlement – Underinsured Case

An uninsured car turned left in front of our client who was on his motorcycle.  Our client had no time to slow down, crashed into the car, was thrown from his motorcycle onto the trunk of the car, and landed on pavement.  The police performed an accident reconstruction.  Our client injured his neck, back, and [...]

2020-08-04T15:20:38+00:00 August 4th, 2020|Case Results|

COVID-19 Executive Order

On Friday, July 24th, Governor Ned Lamont issued an Executive Order relating to Workers' Compensation benefits for essential workers who contracted COVID-19.  According to this order, essential workers, as defined by a prior executive order, who contracted COVID-19 between March 10, 2020 and May 20, 2020 are presumed to have contracted the virus through work [...]

2020-08-04T03:57:22+00:00 August 4th, 2020|Legal News|

Why you should not hire an attorney you see advertised all over buses, billboards, etc.

Why you should not hire an attorney you see advertised all over buses, billboards, etc. It has been over 40 years since Bates v. State Bar of Arizona, the U.S. Supreme Court case that struck down bans on commercial advertising by Attorneys. Bates is a landmark case that paved the way for the current overabundance [...]

2020-07-21T03:53:31+00:00 July 21st, 2020|Legal News|

Settlement of $247,500 in Fall Down Claim

This case involved a woman who was injured when she tripped and fell on a "step up" leading to a booth at a restaurant.  She sustained serious injuries to multiple body parts including her hip.  She eventually required multiple hip surgeries including a total hip replacement.  An expert witness was hired to evaluate the step [...]

2020-07-21T03:12:33+00:00 July 21st, 2020|Case Results|