When you suffer a workplace injury, it is important to consult with a workers’ compensation attorney as soon as possible. There are strict filing requirements, deadlines and other details that must be properly handled. A single misstep could put your compensation in jeopardy.
At Tinley, Renehan & Dost, LLP, we handle a wide range of workers’ compensation issues for clients from the Waterbury area and throughout Connecticut. Whether you are filing an initial claim or pursing a workers’ comp appeal, our lawyers are prepared to protect your rights.
In Connecticut, workers’ compensation provides benefits for medical treatment, hospital stays, medication and other medical expenses related to a workplace injury. If your injury leaves you temporarily or permanently disabled, you may also obtain compensation for a portion of your lost wages.
If you have been injured at work, it is important to report your injury to the appropriate party or parties as soon as possible.
Employers deny workers’ compensation benefits for numerous reasons, some of the most common being:
Our lawyers have handled numerous workers’ compensation cases and are familiar with the tactics employers and their insurance providers employ to deny claims. We can advise you on topics such as choosing doctors and other issues that can give you the best possible chance of obtaining a successful result.
If you or a loved one has a workers’ compensation legal matter, our lawyers are here to help you explore your legal options. Contact us today online or by telephone at 203.596.9030 to speak with an experienced Waterbury workers’ compensation attorney.