Rocky Hill, CT Worker’s Compensation Lawyer
Rocky Hill’s Workers’ Compensation & Social Security Disability Lawyer
Our firm’s specialty is worker’s compensation and social security disability cases.
In 1987, Costello, Coombes & Brown, LLP started serving the Rocky Hill area. In our experience, when our clients experience a work or medical accident, their first thought is typically about medical bills and worrying about missed days from work. Call one of our Rocky Hill lawyers at Costello, Coombes & Brown, LLP to get started on your claim today.
Our Attorneys serving Rocky Hill
After decades of experience working with clients in worker’s compensation and social security disability cases, our attorneys of Costello, Coombes & Brown, LLP are experts. What sets us apart from other firms is the “personal touch” we offer clients. You will almost always be able to get in touch with the partners because they believe good communication between client and attorney is crucial in this business. Costello, Coombes & Brown, LLP will represent our clients throughout the entirety of their case to the completion of trial. You don’t worry about this firm referring trial work to other attorneys.
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 Rocky Hill
What is Workers’ Compensation?Mostly Workers’ Compensation benefits cover part-time and full-time employees. When an employee experiences a work related injury, illness or disease making them unable to continue working this individual may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. The purpose of these benefits is to help to cover the cost of expenses while the employee is unable to work. The three main types of benefits of the Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Act include:
- Wage Replacement Benefits
- Reasonable or necessary medical care
- Compensation for Permanent Injury
Filing a Workers’ Compensation ClaimWhen you have been injured at your Rocky Hill business, you have reported the injury to your employer and have received medical attention, it is pertinent you file a Form 30C (notice of claim for compensation). This will ensure your claim has been seen. An insurance carrier may file a Form 43 if they decide to deny your claim. If for any reason your insurance discontinues your benefits, they must file a Form 36. If you have missed over three days of work due to your work related injury, you must file a Voluntary Agreements to be approved by a commissioner.
Industries Our Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Help InCostello, Coombes & Brown, LLP has Board Certified Workers’ Compensation specialists Attorney Kevin W. Coombes and Attorney Frank V. Costello. No matter where you are in Connecticut or what your workplace injury is, our firm can represent you if you. Injuries we work with include orthopedic injuries to the back, neck, shoulders, repetitive trauma claims, heart and hypertension claims (specific state and municipal employees) or work-related heart attacks and occupational diseases.
Common Questions About Workers’ Compensation in Rocky Hill
What Should I do If I am Injured at Work?
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Can I Return to Work After My Injury?
Social Security Disability Attorneys in Rocky Hill
What is Social Security Disability?If you or a loved one in Rocky Hill has experienced a life-changing illness or injury it can seriously affect you. If it leaves you unable to work, consider applying for Social Security Disability benefits. In order to apply for Social Security Disability in Rocky Hill, you must:
- Have a medical condition that’s expected to last one year or result in death
- Not have partial or short-term disability
Filing a Claim for Social Security DisabilityFirst, complete the application for disability online. Or fill out a Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST), so you can know if you are qualify. Trust the disability attorneys at Costello, Coombes & Brown, LLP who have experience to work with your claim and can help you fill out your application and disability report. We’ll work with you and collect all necessary medical evidence while the Social Security Administration will review your claim.
When to Hire a Social Security Disability Attorney in Rocky HillIf you were not previously aware, an attorney can be an enormous help with a disability case. Of the many reasons to hire an attorney for your case, the best is that you will have a better chance of being approved. Throughout the entire process from your initial application to hearing, our Rocky Hill disability lawyers know exactly what to do to correctly represent you in the most favorable way possible. If your disability claim is denied, we will actively work to appeal, request reconsideration and compile even more supportive medical evidence in your favor. If you have previously been through the process on by yourself and have been denied, our recommendation is to seek legal help for your next appeal.
Common Questions About Social Security Disability Law
How Long Does It Take to Receive a Decision on Social Security Disability?
What Happens if my Social Security Disability Case is Denied?
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We Are Greater Rocky Hill’s Trusted Law Firm
Trust us when you need help with your worker’s compensation or social security disability case because we’re here for you. Contact us today to set up a consultation to review your potential case.