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1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Connecticut on
Q: Can a penalty be imposed for late weekly workers compensation checks in CT?
Max Lavit Rosenberg
Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Jul 6, 2018

Anything is possible, especially if it habitual enough. However, it is probably unlikely.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Workers' Compensation for Connecticut on
Q: I was in a car accident 12-19-17 at the time It was my first day on the job delivering an arrangement for edible arrange

I was in a car accident December 2017 at the time It was my first day on the job delivering an arrangement for edible arrangements. I was driving my own car (which was totaled) because they said their delivery van wasn’t working. My car wasn’t registered or insured. I currently have a lawyer... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Mar 13, 2018

Ask your lawyer. Better to file under your insurance if you have collision, let them sort it out.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Connecticut on
Q: Liability exposure for yard work

A storm blew down some branches—some in our yard and some across our fence and into a pond. If we hire our landscaper to cut down and remove the branches and trim hanging ones from the tree, could we be liable if him or his crew are hurt (or killed!). The work is dangerous, and we don't know if... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Mar 5, 2018

Generally you don't have liability other than for things you know about but don't tell him that aren't obvious--e.g., if you know there's a deep gopher hole near where they'll be working and one of them falls or their ladder tips, you may be liable.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Connecticut on
Q: Is it possible to file a civil lawsuits involving two defendants related to one case and have it all settled within 6 mo

Injuries: back, pelvis, hip

Defendants: driver & the company

Lost work: 1year

John A. Collins III
John A. Collins III answered on Sep 25, 2017

Your questions raises more questions. Yes, it's possible to settle a case within 6 months. Whether you should do so depends on the nature of your injuries, the liability of the involved drivers, and the willingness of the insurance company to resolve the matter. If you have to file suit in CT it... Read more »

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