Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Connecticut
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 overwhelming and complicated.
Many clients contact an attorney early on in the process to ensure their claim is handled appropriately from the start. In many cases, injured workers may only have one year to file a claim, or may be barred from bringing a claim. This is why it is imperative that you contact one of our attorneys as soon as possible after your work injury, to ensure you are protected and get the JUSTICE you deserve.
Clients also may contact an attorney once benefits are contested or denied. It is important to consult with one of our attorneys as soon as your benefits are contested or denied, as some of these denials are time-sensitive.
Often clients ask what to do if they are terminated from their job after filing a workers compensation claim. You cannot be fired for filing a workers’ compensation claim. Many workers who are injured on the job need to discuss their cases in detail to understand ways in which their jobs are protected when they file workers’ comp claims. Jacobs & Wallace understands the law and will guide you correctly. We are always ready to fight for JUSTICE.