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What Types of Injuries Qualify for Workers’ Compensation?

by Carter Mario | January 18th, 2016

An injury on the job can be devastating, which is why employers are required to provide workers’ compensation insurance to protect employees who become ill or are injured while performing their regular job duties. Workers’ compensation covers injuries caused by sudden accident, repeated physical motions, workplace conditions or even psychological stress caused at the workplace. […]

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Difference Between Workers Comp & Disability Benefits

by Carter Mario | December 21st, 2015

When you are unable to work due to injury or illness, there are two main forms of compensation to you, Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability. Workers Comp is a form of insurance paid by your employer and is administered by the State of Connecticut. Social Security is administered by the US government and is […]

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Understanding Your Insurance Benefits For Workers Compensation

by Carter Mario | December 14th, 2015

Workers compensation is a program that was started in various states in the 19th century as a form of insurance that provided medical benefits and wage replacement for workers injured in the course of their employment. Although coverage differs from state to state, the basic principles of these programs ensure that workers receive medical care […]

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How to Calculate Injury Compensation Premiums

by Carter Mario | November 25th, 2015

When you’re hurt, the last thing you want to do is worry about injury compensation premiums. The lawyers at Carter Mario have plenty of experience dealing with this exact issue. Your goal is to focus on proper treatment. Our goal is to focus on representation and reimbursement for your pain and suffering. Our state’s Workers Compensation […]

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How to Fill Out a 30C Form

by Carter Mario | November 4th, 2015

When you get hurt at work, you may feel several emotions: pain, fear, sadness, lost, and confused. It’s important to know what your options are for you and your loved ones who depend you, not just for your income, but to get back to being the person you were before the injury. Under Connecticut law, […]

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Steps For Onsite Injury Prevention in Connecticut

by Carter Mario | July 8th, 2015

According to OSHA, 12 workers are killed each day on the job and over 9,000 workers are injured. Work site injury prevention program keep valuable employees at the job site and increases productivity by keeping employees on the job and working without days off due to injuries and illness. They also save employer money by […]

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Hurt at Work? Follow These Steps

by Andrew Wallace | October 8th, 2014

No one wants or plans to get hurt at work, but it happens. Too often, people choose not to do anything immediately because they value their job and they are concerned about getting fired or creating tension with their boss. Later, if they do decide they want to do something, it’s often too late because […]

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Are you allergic to your job? You may be able to get compensated for it!

by Andrew Wallace | August 28th, 2014

Allergies to your environment, carpal tunnel, repetitive motion back injuries, and psychological injury due to physical injury, all have something in common; you may be compensated for them if it happened in relation to the workplace. Injury in the workplace, however, is often thought to mean exclusively a sudden accident (such as a fall). This […]

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What Are Some Of The Most Common Types Of Occupational Disease?

by Andrew Wallace | November 8th, 2013

If you’ve developed an illness or disease while you’ve been on the job, the Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Act provides compensation for medical treatment, lost wages, and other expenses caused by your work-related illness. If you need your benefits right away, don’t hesitate to call the Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Attorneys at Carter Mario Injury Lawyers. We’ll help you […]

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What Workers’ Compensation Benefits Are Available?

by Andrew Wallace | October 29th, 2013

If you’ve been hurt on the job, one of the most common questions the Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Carter Mario Injury Lawyers are asked is what programs are available to help you in your recovery. There are seven different types of workers’ compensation benefits, and the benefits you receive will depend on the nature and severity […]

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