Tag Archives: Insurance

WORKPLACE INJURIES AND THE CONNECTICUT WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS

I was injured at work, can I sue my employer? With some limited exceptions the answer is no. The Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Act provides that an employer who has complied with the compensation laws will not be liable for damages for injuries or death beyond the benefits afforded by the Act. When an employee suffers… Read More »

HOMECARE PROVIDER PITFALLS

As our parents and relatives get older, we are all faced with affordable homecare/companion decisions. Many try to accommodate a loved one’s desire to remain home and limit “strangers” in their home. To that end, many people hire relatives, friends and/or neighbors to fill the gaps in the care coverage that one needs and these… Read More »

DOG BITES AND OTHER DAMAGES AND THE CONNECTICUT STRICT LIABILITY LAW

Many states, including Connecticut have laws that spell out who is responsible for injuries and damages caused by dogs. The Connecticut law makes the owner or keeper of a dog that causes personal injuries or property damage to the body or property of any person responsible for those injuries and damages. The Statute provides that… Read More »

I WAS JUST INJURED IN A CAR ACCIDENT…WHAT SHOULD I DO?

Most people who are injured in a car accident quickly realize that trying to deal with the insurance companies on their own is not pleasant. All too often I have met with clients who have been trying to navigate the insurance maze on their own only to realize that they were going around in circles… Read More »

WHAT IS UNINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE AND WHY DO I NEED IT?

Stop. Before you continue reading this blog, look over your Automobile Insurance Policy. The policy will have different limits for different types of coverage, including liability, property damage, collision, medical payments and the ever elusive “Uninsured Motorist Coverage” (UM). Most states, including Connecticut, have minimum insurance requirements in order to register motor vehicles. What coverage… Read More »

WHY YOU NEED RENTER’S INSURANCE

How-Much-Apartment-Can-You-Afford Many of you either currently rent, or will rent property, at some point during your lifetime.  One consideration often overlooked by someone who rents is renter’s insurance.  Many times, people will overlook renter’s insurance because they either do not consider their personal property to have much value, or they feel that it is simply… Read More »

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