Blog Posts in 2014

Workers' Comp Practice in Norwalk Acquired by Schafer & Schafer, LLP

Our Stamford, Connecticut-based law firm, Schafer & Schafer, LLP, has just expanded through our acquisition of The Law Office of B.T. Canty, Esq. PC, a workers' compensation practice that was ...
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New Connecticut Bill Looks to Expand Workers' Comp Coverage to Include Mental Trauma and PTSD

Current state laws make it all but impossible for individuals to recover workers' compensation benefits after going through an extremely traumatic incident at work, even after receiving a ...
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The Dangers Posed by Repetitive Tasks

Individuals who perform repetitive tasks as a part of their daily work routine are at serious risk of sustaining traumatic and painful work-related injuries. Many workers may not even know they are at ...
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Can Independent Contractors Claim Workers' Comp Benefits?

If you are an independent contractor who has been injured while doing your job, you may be wondering about your eligibility to claim workers' compensation benefits from the company to which you ...
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What is an Occupational Disease and How Do I Know if I Have One?

There are many professions that require workers to perform their duties in an unsafe or potentially harmful environment. The risks these types of jobs pose are usually considered as just another part ...
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