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Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

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Have you been seriously injured while on the job? You deserve to receive compensation to help in your recovery. At the Law Offices of James A. Welcome, we are proud to offer quality representation to individuals and families who have been injured or killed while working on the job or doing a job-related task.

Our firm is comprised of talented legal professionals who stand ready to ensure that you, as a victim, have your rights protected and that you receive the compensation you deserve in a timely manner.

If you have been injured or if a loved one has been killed as a result of a work injury or accident, do not hesitate to contact a respected Connecticut workers' compensation lawyer from the Law Offices of James A. Welcome right away.

How the Workers’ Compensation Process Works

There are many steps involved in the process of filing for workers' compensation in Connecticut, all of which we can help you with at the Law Offices of James A. Welcome.

Generally, the workers' compensation process is as follows:

  • The injured employee must provide his or her employer with notification of the injury. This type of notification is typically provided to the manager. In the event that the injured party is hospitalized, this formal notification can be waived.
  • Upon receiving an employee's notification of injury, the employer is expected to submit a formal report to the state workers' compensation board. At this time, the employer should also notify the workers' compensation insurance carrier.
  • Once the workers' compensation insurance carrier receives notification of the injury, the insurance company can begin paying the employee's medical bills. Part of the payment from the insurance provider should also be a percentage of the injured employee's average income per week. These payments are made through temporary disability checks.

In some cases, the process may be carried out differently, beginning instead with an employee visit to the doctor's office. In such cases, the doctor may ask the employee to fill out a workers' compensation form and the doctor will notify the employer and the insurance company of the injury.

It is important to note that you have a limited amount of time to bring a claim against your employer and you should get in touch with an attorney as soon as possible to make sure you take advantage of this opportunity.

Contact the Law Offices of James A. Welcome

At our office, we are proud to be highly experienced in handling a variety of complex workers' compensation cases and we will use our knowledge of the law to your advantage. Our founding attorney, Mr. James A. Welcome, has numerous awards and accolades that stand as a testament to his commitment to his clients, such as being selected for inclusion in the 2013, 2014, and 2015 lists of Super Lawyers®. In addition, Attorney Welcome has been Avvo rated for industry recognition, professional conduct, and experience. He has numerous successful case results and pleased clients.

Although each person's situation may vary, the Connecticut workers' compensation attorneys at the Law Offices of James A. Welcome may be able to assist you in recovering monetary compensation or filing for workers' compensation after an accident. Contact us today.

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