Eye and Ear Injuries


Greater Hartford’s Trusted Eye and Ear Attorneys 

It’s more common than we think, but workplace injuries happen a lot. Especially when we least expect them to happen. Suffering a workplace injury that does damage to your eyes and ears could affect your life dramatically. Especially, if you sustained the injury during a work vehicle accident, equipment accident, or even a simple slip and fall. If you’ve suffered a workplace injury and fear it may affect your daily life, you may be entitled compensation for your injuries. If you are seeking legal advice or legal representation for an eye or ear injury claim, reach out to our qualified Workers’ Compensation attorneys in Hartford.   

What Do I Do if I Injure Myself While Working?

If you or a loved one has suffered an eye or ear injury at the fault of an employer, you should first make a claim with your place of employment to create an accident report.  Since you were injured on the job, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation. You may want to consult with a Workers’ Compensation attorney in your area that specializes and has dealt with this type of claim before. An experienced attorney will inform you of what type of benefits you are entitled to receive and how you can go about completing your claim.    

Work-Related Eye Injuries 

Sustaining a eye injury at work can not only limit your ability to perform your job duties as well as enjoying everyday life activities. Injuring your eyes or ears on the job is very dangerous, especially if it is a result in a construction accidentThe human eye is a very important organ that is used everyday. Common types of injuries that result in Eye issues:
  • Bright lights
  • Debris Falling in Eyes
  • Double Vision
  • Loss of Visual Acuity
  • Loss of One or more Eyes
  • Chemical Exposure

Work-Related Ear Injuries

Another vital organ you use on a daily basis is your ears. Your ears are an essential body part to use to not only listen but to also communicate effectively and function in society. Your inner ear is very sensitive, so sustaining an ear injury can be very painful and traumatizing. Common types of injuries that result in Ear issues:
  • Loud Noises Over Time
  • Explosion
  • Loss of Hearing in One or Both Ears
  • Head Trauma
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents

Making a Claim for Eye and Ear Injuries in Greater Hartford

Our passionate team of Workers Compensation attorneys will work tirelessly to help ensure that your rights and worries are protected and fought for. Everyone here has your back during this difficult time and will fight to make sure you are properly compensated for your injuries. In order to begin the process of filing out your compensation claim, here are the four steps you should follow:
  1. Immediately notify your supervisor on employer, preferably within 30 days.
  2. Seek medical attention immediately.
  3. Notify your doctor you got injured at your job.
  4. File your incident with Greater Hartford Workers Compensation Office.
To learn more about the steps towards making your claim, visit our Workers’ Compensation page.  

Greater Hartford’s Trusted Ear and Eye Injury Attorneys

No one should have to go through filing a claim for Worker’s Compensation on their own after suffering a work-related injury that can have a huge impact on their future. Contact the office of Costello, Coombs, and Brown, to speak with a professional about the injury you suffered and the steps that you should take afterwards. Our Law Firm in Greater Hartford is highly involved with helping individuals with their ear and eye injury cases. With many years of experience, our Law Offices have seen many cases won in favor of laboring Americans. Do not hesitate to contact us, call us at (860) 903-8726 for assistance on your eye and ear injury claim today.      

Experienced Attorneys in Hartford for Over 30 Years

At the law office of Costello, Coombes and Brown, LLP, we provide a personal touch in all of our cases. We believe that the more in tune we are with our clients, the better the outcome will be. We are always accessible for our clients in Hartford and the surrounding Connecticut towns. We have litigated for dozens of cases over the past three decades for a variety of personal injury cases.

Personal Injury Cases we Assist With in Hartford:

Workers’ Compensation Attorneys in Hartford

Aggressively pursuing our client’s rights and vigorously protecting their interests

At Costello, Coombes and Brown, LLP, we’ve successfully helped numerous individuals who have suffered injuries at the fault of another parties’ negligence. When you’ve experienced an accident on the job, it’s best to trust a personal injury attorney or more specifically, a workers’ compensation attorney in Hartford.

Navigating through a Workers’ Compensation case is not easy. Both, Kevin W. Coombes and Frank V. Costello, are board certified Workers’ Compensation specialists who can walk you through the entire process, helping you make your claim all the way until the completion of the case. We will aggressively negotiate for our Hartford clients to receive the full and fair compensation that they are entitled to. 

Social Security Disability Attorneys in Hartford

Providing sound, practical advice for our clients in Hartford and throughout Connecticut

Applying for Hartford Social Security Disability benefits can be lengthy and complicated. Due to the nature of the claim you wish to process, it’s best to find an advocate who has your best interests in mind. The Hartford Social Security Disability lawyers at Costello, Coombes, and Brown, can do just that! We’ll carefully and precisely walk you through the entire process, helping you not only understand what needs to be completed but increasing your chances of receiving benefits. By receiving expert legal advice from our attorneys, we’ll help you stay away from additional reviews or appeals for your case.

If you are suffering from a physical or mental illness that is preventing you from working, you may be entitled to Social Security disability benefits. Reach out to one of our personal injury lawyers who specialize in Social Security Disability to receive the assistance you deserve.

The Experience & Compassion You Need, When You Need It

When you find yourself in a difficult situation, whether from an injury on the job or a disability hindering you from working, you can find solace in a professional, experienced personal injury lawyer at Costello, Coombes and Brown, LLP.

We are passionate about helping our Hartford clients receive the compensation they deserve, and our history proves it. We have experience in hundreds of Workers’ Compensation claims and Social Security Disability claims, working until the very end to receive the most beneficial outcome. To get started, call us at 860-560-0468 or fill out our contact form.

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As with most personal injury firms Costello, Coombes & Brown, LLP does
not charge for the initial consultation. There are no charges for lawyer services
unless you are compensated for your injury.

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