East Hartford, CT Worker’s Compensation Lawyer
East Hartford, CT Worker’s Compensation & Social Security Lawyer
Our firm specializes in worker’s compensation and social security disability cases.
Since 1987 Costello, Coombes & Brown, LLP has been devoted to serving East Hartford and all of greater Connecticut workers’ compensation and social security disability needs. Contact one of our attorneys to learn how you can be compensated after suffering an accident at work.
Our Attorneys serving East HartfordWith over decades of experience, Costello, Coombes & Brown, LLP will go the extra mile to fight for your rights. Our attorneys work with you until the very end to support your claims. Through our services we will give you honest and practical legal advice. Our foremost goal is to ensure that every step of the way our services meet the specific and individual needs of our clients in East Hartford.
Kevin W. Coombes
A Board Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist and a leading advocate for clients with workers’ compensation claims and social security disability claims.
Frank V. Costello
A Board Certified Workers’ Compensation specialist.
Jeremy L. Brown
Workers’ Compensation Attorneys in East Hartford
What is Workers’ Compensation?Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that can pay for your hospital and medical expenses that are necessary to diagnose and treat your injury. But it can also provide disability payments while you are not able to work. The Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Act provides three main types of benefits. These include:
- Wage Replacement Benefits
- Reasonable or necessary medical care
- Compensation for Permanent Injury
Filing a Workers’ Compensation ClaimIn order to start filing a workers’ compensation claim, East Hartford employees who have been injured on the job must firstly report the injury to their employer as soon as possible. Then, they must file a Form 30C (notice of claim for compensation) to guarente that their claim has been reviewed. An insurance carrier may file a Form 43 if they intent to deny your claim. In some cases, the insurance carrier may wish to stop your benefits by filing a Form 36. A Voluntary Agreements must be properly completed and filed out by a commissioner in the case that you’ve missed more than three days of work.
Industries Our Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Help InOur board certified specialist serving East Hartford both Attorney Kevin W. Coombes and Attorney Frank V. Costello of Costello, Coombes & Brown, LLP represent workers throughout Connecticut for various types of work related injuries.Our attorneys have decades of expertise in back, neck, and shoulders injuries (orthopedic). Repetitive trauma, heart, and hypertension claims, or other traumas or work related diseases.
Common Questions About Workers’ Compensation in East Hartford
What Should I do If I am Injured at Work?
What Benefits Am I Entitled To?
Where Are the Hearings Held?
Can I Return to Work After My Injury?
Social Security Disability Attorneys in East Hartford
What is Social Security Disability?Social Security Disability benefits employees who are no longer able to work due to serious injury or impairment. This insurance covers costs and can also pay retirement benefits to older American citizens. In order to apply for Social Security Disability in East Hartford, you must:
- Have a medical condition that’s expected to last one year or result in death
- Not have partial or short-term disability
- Meet the Social Security Administration (SSA) definition of disability
Filing a Claim for Social Security DisabilityYou can complete the initial application for disability online. Also, if you’re in the East Hartford area you should read the Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST), to see if you qualify as a candidate. You’ll never be alone, Costello, Coombes & Brown, LLP handle West Hartford will work with your claims through the entire process. Our dedicated attorneys will fight for the compensation you deserve.
When to Hire a Social Security Disability Attorney in East HartfordOne of the of the best reasons to hire an attorney for Social Security Disability, is that your chances of approval increase immensely. At Costello, Coombes & Brown, LLP our expertise and credibility will help your case move along efficiently through your initial application to the hearing phase. Our attorneys will arduously fight to appeals if your claims have been denied. For workers who have already been through the process on their own and been denied, we recommend that you seek legal help to assist you in your next appeal.
Common Questions About Social Security In East Hartford
How Long Does It Take to Receive a Decision on Social Security Disability?
What Happens if my Social Security Disability Case is Denied?
What is the Fee for a Social Security Disability Lawyer?
We Are Greater East Hartford’s Trusted Law Firm
We are here to help you put your best foot forward. Costello, Coombes & Brown LLC. is a trusted law firm serving East Hartford. Call now to receive your consultation and benefits.