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A legal blog with a unique point of view. Written and published by the law offices of James F. Aspell, P.C. We are a full-service firm in suburban Hartford, Connecticut practicing with a special emphasis on worker's compensation and personal injury law. We pride ourselves on personal attention to your matter giving you small firm attention but big firm results.

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UPS Workers Compensation Lawyer for Work Injury Claims in Connecticut

United Parcel Service (UPS) is the largest package delivery company in the world. With more than 400,000 employees, UPS, also referred to as “Brown” because of its trademark brown delivery trucks and uniforms, is everywhere.

If you’re looking for a UPS workers compensation attorney in

“Nursing: A Profession in Peril,” a five-part series of reports by consumer watchdog group Public Citizen being released over the spring and summer 2015, explores injuries to healthcare workers, potential methods to reduce these injuries, the policy positions of stakeholders and potential solutions. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Repetitive trauma injuries accumulate over time and often result in severe injuries for construction. Construction workers operate in hostile environments where life-changing accidents are common, but cumulative stress injuries caused by repetitive motion, exposure to toxins, vibrations, loud noises, or sustained positions can be just as debilitating.

Cumulative Trauma Explained
Cumulative trauma refers to a

Did the injury occur at work?
The answer to why an employer would dispute a workers’ comp claim is simple and boils down to a single five letter word: money. Like any other type of insurance product, employers pay premiums to provide workers’ compensation benefits to workers (in most states, this is mandatory). Premium amounts

Amazon is one of the largest employers in the Connecticut As a global leader in the shopping and deliver logistics, Amazon employs a wide range of people in Connecticut from ooffice professionals, to drivers, to package handlers.

Unfortunately, workplace injuries are a major issue at every company. If you are an Amazon employee who was