If you're hurt on the job, Connecticut's workers' compensation program requires you to report it immediately. The next thing you should do is to call an attorney. The Law Office of Barbara J. Collins in Hartford, CT can help with everything from the claims and reporting process to seeking compensation. Whether you qualify for permanent or temporary benefits, it can take several months to settle the matter, so you don't want to put off picking up the phone.
Call 860-570-4627 now to schedule a consultation about your situation.
Workers' compensation can include any work-related injury, illness or trauma. This opens the door to a wide range of scenarios. If you claim a mental or emotional injury due to a traumatic event, like a shooting or a robbery, specific guidelines must be met. Thankfully, a capable attorney can assist with this process. Your attorney can help you seek compensation for medical bills, lost wages, vocational rehabilitation and other expenses. Family members may also qualify for death benefits.
For more information about workers' compensation benefits, reach out to an attorney.