West Hartford, CT Worker’s Compensation Lawyer
West Hartford’s Workers’ Compensation & Social Security Lawyer
Our firm specializes in worker’s compensation and social security disability cases.
Costello, Coombes & Brown, LLP has been proudly serving Connecticut since 1987. It is our mission to serve residents in the West Hartford who have suffered an accident and need the relief of knowing they can still be compensated. Contact one of our Hartford lawyers at Costello, Coombes & Brown, LLP. to get started on your claim.
Our Attorneys serving West HartfordCostello, Coombes & Brown, LLP will handle your claim from the beginning stages. Our attorneys will go the extra mile to fight for your rights. We have decades of experience acquiring medical evidence to support claims if they have been denied. The attorneys strongly believe it is their obligation to offer thorough, realistic advice, while aggressively pursuing West Hartford clients’ rights and interests.
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 West Hartford
What is Workers’ Compensation?Workers compensation is a form of insurance that benefits employees by offering wage replacements and wages. When an employee is unable to continue working due to an injury on the job or other work related illness or diseases, workers’ compensation provides them with benefits that cover the cost of expenses while the worker is recovering. 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 ClaimThe committed lawyers at Costello, Coombes and Brown LLP are here to ensure your rights are fought for and not restricted. It is their duty to give you the compensation you deserve. In order to begin the filing process for workers’ compensation, West Hartford employees who have been injured on the job must report the injury to their employer. Next, they must file a Form 30C (notice of claim for compensation) to ensure that their claim has been seen. In the case of your claim being denied, an insurance carrier may file a Form 43 . In some cases, the insurance carrier may intend to discontinue your benefits by filing a Form 36. In order for any of these Forms to occur, they must be properly completed and filed. If an injured worker has missed more than three days of work due to an injury suffered at work, a Voluntary Agreements must be filed and approved by a commissioner.
Industries Our Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Help InAt Costello, Coombes & Brown, LLP both Attorney Kevin W. Coombes and Attorney Frank V. Costello are Board Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialists. Our firm represents residents throughout West Hartford and greater Connecticut for various types of work related injuries. Injuries our attorneys have expertise in include injuries to the back, neck, and shoulders (orthopedic). Repetitive trauma, heart, and hypertension claims, or other traumas or work related diseases.
Common Questions About Workers’ Compensation in West Hartford
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Social Security Disability Attorneys in West Hartford
What is Social Security Disability?
- Social Security Disability is a program designed to benefit workers who have been disabled on the job. The program pays monthly benefits West Hartford workers who have become disabled before they’ve reached retirement age and are unable to work.
In order to apply for Social Security Disability in West 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. Alternatively, you can fill out a Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST), to find out if you qualify in the West Hartford area. Costello, Coombes & Brown, LLP handle West Hartford workers claims from start of the process. The attorneys will file your application and disability reports; gather and submitting medical evidence while the Social Security Administration reviews your claim.
When to Hire a Social Security Disability Attorney in West HartfordWith our decades of experience, our attorneys can greatly help West Hartford workers with their disability cases. Our expertise and credibility will help your case move along efficiently while greatly increasing your chances of success. From your initial application to the hearing, our West Hartford disability lawyers know how to correctly represent you in a favorable light. In some cases, your claims may be denied. Our attorneys will fight through appeals, requesting reconsideration, and gather supportive medical evidence to defend your claims. For those 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 West Hartford
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We Are Greater West Hartford’s Trusted Law Firm
If you need help with your worker’s compensation in or social security disability case in West Hartford, we are here to help you put your best foot forward. Call now to receive your consultation and benefits.