Year: 2023

Motorcycle rider wearing helmet for safety.

Connecticut has certain statutes in place to protect motorcycle riders and other road users. These requirements include having a driver’s license with a motorcycle endorsement, using a helmet and eye protection, proof of liability insurance, and regulations about the vehicle’s equipment. Thorough knowledge of Connecticut’s motorcycle laws can keep you riding safely. What Is a Connecticut […]

Injured worker submitting his work injury work claim form.

Workers’ compensation insurance covers medical expenses, partial income, and other benefits for employees in Connecticut who suffer injuries or illnesses at work. This state-mandated coverage aims to reduce the financial stress of injured workers and puts a responsibility on employers to maintain safe working environments.  While the basic principles of workers’ comp are simple, many […]

Injured worker filing for workers compensation claim.

Working while collecting workers’ compensation benefits can be considered fraud and may land you in legal trouble. Even if you have a second job, you cannot continue to work while injured. However, your employer may be required to pay your lost wages from both jobs.  At Jainchill & Beckert, LLC, we want to help you […]

T-bone collision happening along the road.

There is no hard-and-fast rule for how long a car accident settlement takes to resolve. Generally, a car accident case takes anywhere from six months to a year to settle. However, it can take longer if your case is more complex or involves multiple defendants.  Several factors contribute to the timeline for a car accident […]

Injured worker suffering neck injuries from workplace filing claims.

If you’ve been injured on the job in Connecticut, you can collect 75 percent of your after-tax weekly salary – depending on your average weekly wage and the state’s current cap. Connecticut workers’ compensation also pays for medical care and disability. Nearly all Connecticut employees are entitled to workers’ compensation for an on-the-job injury or […]

Stethoscope on top of medical billing statement

Depending on the circumstances of the accident, your medical bills after a car crash may either be paid by your auto insurer or the other driver’s insurance company. But if they dispute your claim or the driver tells their insurance company you caused the accident, your only recourse may be to file a lawsuit against […]

Construction worker suffering injury at site.

If you’re injured as an employee at a business in Connecticut, you’re likely entitled to benefits under your employer’s workers’ comp policy. Whether you’re a part-time or full-time worker, a minor, or a non-citizen, you can file a workers’ comp claim after getting hurt on the job. How Do I File for Workers’ Compensation in […]

Denied claim form in the table

If your employer denies your workers’ compensation claim, you’re not out of options. Under Connecticut’s Workers’ Compensation Act, your case can be heard by the state’s workers’ compensation commissioner.  You’ll want a skillful lawyer representing you throughout the process. If your employer’s insurance denied your workers’ compensation claim, Jainchill & Beckert, LLC could help you […]

If you’re wondering what a personal injury lawyer does, you may be one of the millions of people every year who are thinking about filing personal injury claims.  If you are a person who fits into that category, we’re glad you’re here, and as personal injury attorneys, we’re happy to explain what we do and […]

Doctor checking patients back pain from slip and fall accident.

After suffering an injury at work in Connecticut, you may worry whether you can still file a workers’ compensation claim if the accident aggravated a pre-existing injury. Fortunately, Connecticut law allows injured workers to get benefits for pre-existing injuries. As long as the work accident was a “substantial contributing factor” that made the condition worse, […]