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Common Workplace Injuries

Workplace injuries can occur in any occupation and what is common in one may be next to impossible in another. However, if you sustain an on-the-job injury you may be entitled to file either a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit. The best way to determine what you are entitled to is by discussing your case with one of our Connecticut workplace injury attorneys.

If you or a loved one has been injured on the job, please contact Penner Law Firm or call 203-878-1254 today to schedule a free consultation with one of our Connecticut workplace injury lawyers.

Workplace Accidents

Workplace injuries may be caused by events including:

  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Crushing
  • Being run over
  • Dangerous or defective equipment
  • Chemical exposure
  • Electrocution
  • Repetitive motion

When you are filing a workers’ compensation claim, the cause of your accident is most often irrelevant. Connecticut workers’ compensation law holds that so long as your injury occurred at work and was not a result of drug or alcohol use, you are entitled to medical and wage compensation. Cause becomes a central factor in personal injury lawsuits as liability must be established to secure the settlement or verdict you deserve.

Serious Workplace Injury

Our workplace injury lawyers focus on helping workers who have suffered serious personal injury, such as:

  • Head and brain injury
  • Back and spinal cord injury
  • Chronic disease
  • Amputation
  • Burn injury
  • Death

We are dedicated to helping victims of serious injury get the compensation they need to make the best recovery possible and resume their normal lifestyle. We will work with you on an individual basis to fully understand how your injuries have and will continue to impact your life, and we will tailor our representation to help secure for you the total compensation you deserve.

If you have been injured or a loved one has been killed in an on-the-job accident, please contact our dedicated Connecticut workplace injury attorneys today to schedule a free initial consultation. We have offices in Milford, Branford, Greenwich, Norwalk, and Hartford, but can come to you if your injury prohibits travel.