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Injured on the Job?

Protect Your Future with a Connecticut Workers’ Comp Lawyer

If you’ve been injured on the job, it is important to take legal action to make sure that you and your loved ones are protected and provided for. Don’t let your company get away with negligent actions, but instead hold them responsible for your injuries and resulting expenses.

With the Law Offices of James A. Welcome on your side, you can expect skilled representation backed by years of experience. Set up an appointment at any of our convenient office locations in Danbury, Waterbury, and Norwalk to discuss your options.

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What to Do If You Are Injured on the Job

Your employer is obligated to pay for reasonable and necessary medical treatments if you are injured on the job. In addition, your employer is obligated to cover any lost wages if you are unable to work. You cannot be fired for making a workers’ compensation claim, so it’s worth it to discuss your options with an attorney.

To better help your case, make sure to do the following:

  • Report your injury: Inform your employer of your injury as soon as possible. They will file a First Report of Injury form with their insurance carrier.
  • Get medical attention: Your employer should send you to a physician or a hospital immediately after your injury. Make sure you get a thorough analysis of your injuries and keep all medical documents on file after your appointment.
  • Speak with an attorney: Make sure all your bases are covered by talking with an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer as soon as possible after your injury.
  • File a workers’ compensation claim: File a written notice of a claim as soon as possible after your accident to get the claim on record. You only have one year from the date of the injury, if it was an accidental injury, to file a compensation claim. A 30-C form is available from any workers’ compensation office for this purpose.

If your claim is not denied by your employer, they must make payments within 28 days.

Contact the Law Offices of James A. Welcome Today

Make sure that you are getting everything you are due by contacting our legal team at the Law Offices of James A. Welcome. We can help you evaluate your options and move on from your incident towards a more secure future. Contact us to set up an appointment.

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