Connecticut workers’ comp – the basics

When you got up for work this morning, it was probably not your goal to suffer a head injury due to a falling brick on the job site and wind up in the hospital. Unfortunately, these things happen. When you are working with a crew of the other people, you cannot always control what those individuals are doing. No matter how much effort you put into following safety regulations, accidents are still going to happen.

Before the above scenario becomes a reality, you should take the time to find out more about your rights as a Connecticut construction worker and what you can do if you suffer a job-related injury. For example, does your employer have workers' compensation? If so, what kind of benefits does it provide? Will it cover your medical expenses and lost wages? Is there a time limit for filing a claim? For answers to these workers' compensation questions, read further.