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Recent Posts in Workers' Compensation Category

  • $79,000.00 Workers' Compensation Right Arm Injury Settlement

    The claimant, a resident of West Hartford, was a nurse at a dialysis clinic in Farmington, Connecticut. While assisting a patient from a dialysis chair, she sustained a rotator cuff tear and biceps tendon tear to her master arm. She had rotator cuff surgery performed at the UConn Health Center in Farmington, Connecticut. She was assigned permanent light duty work restrictions by her Farmington, ...
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  • $81,000.00 Workers' Compensation Left Index Finger and Elbow Injury Settlement

    The claimant, a resident of Waterbury, was cutting wood on a table saw while working for the Respondent, a company with its home office in Plainville, Connecticut. In the process of performing his job, the claimant slipped on petroleum and cut a digit off of his index finger. He also struck his left elbow on the table saw. In addition to suffering a partial amputation of his index finger, he ...
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  • $146,300.00 Neck & Shoulder Workers' Compensation Settlement

    The claimant, a maintenance man from Waterbury, Connecticut, injured his cervical spine and shoulder while moving a three hundred pound snow blower for Meyers Supply in Naugatuck, Connecticut. In the process of moving the snow blower he herniated a disc in his cervical spine and tore the rotator cuff at the shoulder. He was treated by neurosurgeon Dr. Alan Waitze of NOSS who performed a single ...
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  • $115,000.00 Knee Injury Stipulated Judgment

    The claimant, from Watertown, Connecticut, injured his knee when he slipped on a wet floor at work while working for United Health Group. He required multiple arthroscopic knee surgeries, pain medication and Synvisc injections. He also had significant preexisting degeneration of the knee and prior knee surgery before his work related accident . His treating physician refused to rate him for ...
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  • Low Back Work Related Injury - $401,000.00 Awarded

    The claimant was a laborer who sustained an L3-L4 work related low back injury which required a lumbar fusion. Post-surgery, the claimant suffered continued significant low back and lower leg pain. He was assigned a 25% impairment to the lumbar spine by his treating physician one year post lumbar fusion. He was released by his neurosurgeon to return for light duty after his fusion. A Functional ...
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  • $109,400.00 Workers' Compensation Settlement in Danbury

    The Rotatori Law Firm took on a workers’ comp case for a claimant in Danbury, Connecticut. Our client worked at a company in Stamford and was injured while on the job. He suffered a fall at work that resulted in a complex tear of his lateral meniscus. Our client already suffered degenerative arthritis of the knee and eventually required a knee replacement due to the fall. Dr. Sanjay Gupta of the ...
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  • Construction Accident Case - $300,000.00

    Construction Accident Attorney Peter Rotatori, Ill Successfully Resolves an OSHA Excavation Trench Liability Fall Case For in Excess of $300,000.00 Plus a Full Substantial Employer Workers' Compensation Subrogation Lien Waiver. The plaintiff was an experienced excavator and heavy equipment operator from Newtown, Connecticut. He was employed by a construction company constructing an addition to an ...
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  • CT Construction Accident Low Back Workers' Compensation Injury Blog

    Attorney Peter Rotatori, III of The Rotatori Law Firm of Southbury, Connecticut favorably resolved another Connecticut workers' compensation construction accident case filed in Stamford in the Connecticut Workers' Compensation Seventh District. The claimant, a Woodbury, Connecticut resident, was flipped while standing on a piece of plywood in Newburgh, New York as a truck backed up over the ...
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  • Waterbury Workers' Compensation Knee Stipulation Award

    The Rotatori Law Firm recently settled a medically complex right knee work related personal injury fall case on behalf of our client, a Connecticut bank branch manager. The case was filed in the Waterbury workers' compensation office. The claimant, an active and physically fit Old Saybrook resident, tripped on an eisle tripod at work while on the job in Madison, Connecticut. Our client sustained a ...
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  • Connecticut Workers' Comp $710,000.00 RSD Master Arm Award

    I was standing in line in the bank the other day. I heard a teller ridicule another co-worker for filing a Connecticut workers' compensation claim for falling on bank property. I heard the usual negative comments: this was an accident, how dare he file a claim, he's lucky he has a job and his injury isn't that serious. I immediately thought about the old proverb that "ignorance is bliss". I then ...
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  • Workers' Compensation for Regional Pain Syndrome

    A question that many clients ask The Rotatori Law Firm in a Connecticut workers' compensation case is whether after receiving specific indemnity benefits by way of an approved voluntary specific agreement, can they be entitled to subsequent temporary total disability benefits?The answer is yes. Indemnity benefits are not subject to a strict progression of either temporary total disability ...
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  • Connecticut Workers' Compensation Third Party Employer Liens

    When an injured worker in a Connecticut work related accident asserts a civil third party claim against a wrongdoer / tortfeasor, the employer through its insurance carrier has a right to be paid back for the indemnity and medical compensation benefits paid under Connecticut General Statute 31-293. A battle between the employer and the employee that has arisen for many years has been whether the ...
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  • Connecticut Workers' Compensation - Total Disability Benefits

    In a Connecticut workers' compensation work related accident, there are workers who potentially can have their earning capacity completely destroyed causally related to their work related claim. Where an employee's capacity to earn a living in his customary occupation or any occupation which he or she could reasonably pursue is destroyed, the employee or "claimant" may have a winnable temporary ...
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