Filing a Claim
Even when a workplace injury clearly falls within the parameters of an eligible workers’ compensation claim, the process of filing a claim can be daunting, filled with myriad pitfalls and potential complications.
Contact an attorney at the law offices of Sousa & Minogue, LLC, in Shelton, Connecticut.
Learn how to successfully apply for benefits after your fall, power tool accident or development of heart problems as a result of work activities in Connecticut. Discuss your potential workers’ comp case with an experienced lawyer after a workplace head, neck or back injury, or after the diagnosis of a work-induced repetitive stress disorder such as carpal tunnel syndrome.
First Thing To Know: You Cannot Be Fired For Filing A Workers’ Comp Claim
Many workers who are injured on the job need to discuss their cases in detail with an attorney to understand ways in which their jobs are protected when they file workers’ comp claims.
At the law offices of Sousa & Minogue, LLC, we have years of experience communicating clearly with workers of all types, from blue-collar workers to truck drivers to professionals. Take advantage of our initial free consultations to learn about your rights as an employee who has been hurt on the job.
What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?
Filing a workers’ compensation claim as soon as possible after a workplace injury maximizes your ability to obtain payment of medical expenses and lost earnings, awards for permanent injuries, settlements, protection of our your job, obtaining out-of-pocket mileage and parking fees at doctor’s offices.
What If Your Injury Results In Disability And Resulting Diminished Capacity To Work As Before?
Discuss your options with an experienced lawyer when your workplace injury has resulted in permanent disability and diminished capacity to work as before. The workers’ compensation attorneys of Sousa & Minogue, LLC, have more than 20 years of experience helping disabled workers obtain the full benefits they are entitled to through workers’ compensation, and sometimes through other avenues of income.
Contact us by phone, 800-807-2893 , or email to arrange for a conversation with an attorney at Sousa & Minogue, LLC, regarding your workplace injury. Complete and file successful claims for compensation for resulting medical expenses, lost wages, permanent disability rewards and related losses such as transportation costs to medical appointments.