Negligent Failures To Maintain Safety On The Property/Workplace Safety

Negligent Failures To Maintain Safety On The Property/Workplace Safety

At Costello, Coombes, and Brown, LLP, we understand how important it is to establish a safe working environment. We have seen employees who have been injured on the job due to the negligence, or lack of, keeping a safe working environment. If you or a loved one was injured due to malfunctioning equipment or hazardous flooring on site, you may be entitled to file for workers compensation. We at Costello, Coombes, and Brown, LLP, will ensure that you receive the proper amount of compensation for your injuries.

What Rights Do Workers Have on the Job?

There are plenty of rights that an employee has in the workplace, especially for occupations that deal with chemicals, heavy lifting or operation of heavy machinery. Under the federal OSHA law, some of the rights employees have in the workplace are:
  • OSHA can inspect the workplace for safety reasoning
  • Every employee should receive information and training for ways to prevent harm or information about hazards
  • Able to review records of work-related injuries or illnesses
  • Be trained in a language you understand
  • Be protected from toxic chemicals
  • Report an injury or illness, and get copies of your medical records

What Responsibilities does an Employer Have for Workplace Safety?

While a safe work environment must be maintained by a corporation or business, employers must also comply with OSHA standards including:
  • Always inform employees on potential hazards that include training, alarms, respective labeling, color-coded systems, and chemical information sheets
  • Perform routine tests to ensure workplace safety
  • Keep accurate records of work-related illnesses or injuries
  • Notify OSHA of any work-related facilities within the recommended eight hours. Also report any instances of hospitalizations, eye-related illnesses, or amputations.
  • All reports of work-related injuries or illnesses must be posted somewhere in the workplace for all employees to view
  • Hearing and other medical tests should be provided by the employer per OSHA standards
  • No discrimination will be presented to an employee for requesting any of the above

Filing a Workplace Safety Claim in Hartford

If you feel like you have been neglected in your working environment, here are some helpful tips that you’ll need while filing your claim.
  • Consult with one of our attorneys, this way they can compile important information and see if you have are eligible for a worker’s compensation claim.
  • Record or document your injury to your supervisor as soon as possible, detailing what led up to the injury.
  • Once you have all the gathered evidence, the attorney can make a solid case on your behalf.
  • Get copies of test results done to find hazards in the workplace.

Your Trusted Workers’ Compensation Attorneys in Hartford

At Costello, Coombes, and Brown, LLP, we want to help you fight and win in your Workplace Negligence Case. With a team of attorneys who have many years of experience working in this field, we have witnessed a number of victories for the employees and their loved ones, who fought for their rights. Since you should not be fighting for your case alone, it is required that you contact us at Costello, Coombes, and Brown. Call our office at (860) 560-0648 for consultations to your claim today.

Your Workplace Negligence Attorneys

In the Greater Hartford area, we are dedicated law professionals who are willing to help you fight to win your case. Considering our many years of experience within these fields, we have seen a number of victories over the years for those who come to Costello, Coombes, and Brown. You should not hesitate to contact us, since you shouldn’t be fighting alone. Contact us at (860) 903-8726 for consultation towards your 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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