Recent Posts in Workers' Compensation Category

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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What You Need to Know About Workplace Violence

According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), workplace violence is defined as any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or any other form of ...
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Connecticut Worker Killed After Being Trapped in Trailer

Northampton, MA – On Thursday, April 18th, at around 9:40 a.m., authorities received a call about three workers who were trapped after an accident involving two portable trailers. The trailers ...
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Connecticut Department of Labor Issues Stop Work Orders at Walmart Stores

Wethersfield – On February 1, 2013, The Connecticut Department of Labor's Division of Wage and Workplace Standards issued Stop Work Orders to five companies that were working on construction ...
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Schafer & Schafer Recommended to Child Advocates Group

The Law Offices of Schafer & Schafer, LLP has been approached by Child Advocates of Connecticut (CAC)—an advocacy organization for neglected and abused children—with a request for pro ...
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Schafer & Schafer Article in Workers' Compensation Quarterly

At Schafer & Schafer, LLP, the legal team is focused on protecting the rights of injured workers. The partners in the firm, Timothy M. Schafer and Marisa F. Schafer, recently co-authored an ...
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To better serve our Spanish speaking community...

In an effort to better serve our Spanish speaking community, Schafer & Schafer, LLP has hired two Spanish speaking office assistants, one working during the day and one in the evening. We are ...
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Schafer & Schafer Officially Launches!

The Law Offices of Timothy M. Schafer is proud to announce that Attorney Marisa F. Schafer has joined the practice as a partner and we are practicing under the new name of Schafer & Schafer, LLP! ...
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Welcome to our Stamford Workers' Compensation Blog

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Stamford Workers' Compensation Blog. You can subscribe to our RSS feed by clicking here.
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