Injured on the job? Here's what you should know

In the construction industry, a job-related accident has a high risk of occurrence. Every time you step on to the job site, you are in danger of falling in a hole or being hit by an airborne object. Imagine what would happen if the scaffolding gave out beneath you one day. The consequences could be devastating.

Whether you are involved in a severe accident or you simply hit your thumb with a hammer and need stitches, you may be entitled to receive workers' compensation benefits. An experienced personal injury attorney in the Shelton area can help you through the entire process of filing a claim to appealing a denial of benefits. Read further for an overview of Connecticut workers' compensation laws.