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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|

Settlement of Workers’ Compensation Claim for $265,000

This claim involved a worker who was injured in a motor vehicle collision during the course of her employment.  She sustained injuries to her neck and left arm.  She was eventually required to undergo a cervical spine fusion.  She also suffered from a nerve injury that resulted in a clawing deformity of her dominant hand.  [...]

2020-06-14T01:56:09+00:00 June 14th, 2020|Case Results|

Tanker Truck Driver’s Workers’ Compensation Claim Settles for $210,000

This claim involved an injured worker who drove a tanker truck for approximately 10 years.  The worker sustained an injury to his lumbar spine caused by a combination of specific accidents and repetitive trauma from years of driving.  He eventually was required to undergo surgery on his back and use a spinal chord stimulator, a [...]

2020-05-07T01:36:34+00:00 May 7th, 2020|Case Results|

When to Hire a Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Many workers will need to or can benefit greatly from hiring a workers’ compensation attorney. The following are some examples of when you need to hire a workers’ compensation attorney: WHEN YOUR CLAIM IS DENIED Insurance companies deny workers’ compensation claims for a variety of reasons. For example, the insurance company might claim that your [...]

2020-05-07T01:08:45+00:00 May 7th, 2020|Legal News|