Neck, Back & Spinal Injuries


Greater Hartford’s Trusted Neck, Back and Spine Attorneys 

Injuries you sustain to your back, neck, or spinal area on the job are some of the most extreme and debilitating work-related accidents. There are several factors as to how you could have gotten that injury, whether in a work vehicle accident, equipment accident or even simply, a slip-and-fall accident.  If you or a loved one have been injured while on the job, you may be entitled compensation for your injuries that could have been prevented with the correct safety measures. If you are seeking legal advice or legal representation for a back, neck or spine 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 a back, neck, or spinal 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 Accidents or Injuries 

Neck pain or any neck-related injury is a common workplace complaint. It may limit your ability to move your head, causing difficulty in performing your job duties. Neck injuries are often the result of a single accident or due to repetitive stress placed on your neck from a repeated action. Common types of Injuries that Result in Neck, Back & Spine Pain or Issues:
  • Pinched Nerve – This type of injury often occurs when a nerve is compressed causing a sharp pain the neck or arms. Pinched nerves are common injuries in construction or manufacturing jobs.
  • Car Accidents – Those who travel or drive for work-purposes, may experience whiplash, fractured vertebrae or even pinched nerves in a crash.
  • Slips and Falls – Accidents caused by poor lighting, flooring problems (wet or broken), debris or any other cause for an accident that could have been prevented with the correct safety measures can result in a slip or fall accident.
  • Heavy Lifting or Overexertion – Jobs that require pushing, pulling, carrying or lifting heavy objects (often weighing more than 20 lbs), you put yourself at risk for neck, back and spinal injuries.
  • Falling Objects – Those who work in construction, manufacturing or in warehouses may experience neck, back and spine injuries sustained from falling objects.
  • Spinal Cord Injury – Some work-related injuries can be so severe that they cause problems to the spinal cord itself. Spinal cord injuries can result in loss of strength, sensation or function.

Making a Claim for Neck, Back or Spinal Injuries in Greater Hartford

Our passionate team of Workers Compensation attorneys will ensure that your rights are protected and fought for. Since you deserve compensation for your injuries, we won’t stop fighting until your claim is approved. In order to begin the process of filing out your compensation claim, here are the four steps that you should follow:
  1. Immediately notify your supervisor on employer, preferably within 30 days.
  2. Seek medical attention immediately.
  3. Notify your doctor that you got injured at your job.
  4. File your incident with the Greater Hartford Workers Compensation Office.
To learn more about the steps towards making your claim, visit our Workers’ Compensation page.

Greater Hartford’s Trusted Neck, Spinal, and Back 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 spinal, back, and neck 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 neck, back, or spinal 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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