Connecticut Workers Compensation Benefits for Dependents

The attorneys at the Connecticut Workers’ Compensation and personal injury law firm of Cousins, Desrosiers & Morizio, P.C., extend sincere sympathy to surviving family members of police officers, firemen, Longshore and harbor workers, municipal and state employees, and other workers who have died as a result of accidents or dangerous conditions on the job.

Committed to Helping the Widows of Injured Workers in CT

Our lawyers frequently help widows file Workers’ Compensation death payment claims. Meanwhile, we will also explore the possibility of bringing a personal injury lawsuit against any responsible third party – such as a negligent driver or the manufacturer of defective work equipment.

Contact Cousins, Desrosiers & Morizio, P.C., through this Web site or by phone to schedule a free initial consultation regarding surviving spouses’ and children’s (including some full-time college students and disabled adult children) rights to Workers’ Compensation benefits for dependents in Connecticut.

Benefits Available to Survivors of Victims of Occupational Diseases

Not all Workers’ Compensation benefits for dependents are paid out to survivors of victims of catastrophic accidents. Sometimes, benefit payments are made to surviving spouses or other dependents for deaths that occurred as a result of job-related stress or occupational diseases that occurred over time.

Filing Claims for Widows of Connecticut Police Officers and Firemen Who Died of Heart Disease or Hypertension

In particular, the attorneys at Cousins, Desrosiers & Morizio, P.C., are well prepared to assist in filing claims for widows of police officers, firemen, or certain state employees who died as a result of heart disease or hypertension that developed during the course of their employment.

Beware the Statutes of Limitation

Very specific statutes of limitation apply to claims for Workers’ Compensation benefits for surviving dependents. Widows,  children and other dependents of workers killed on the job are urged to contact Cousins, Desrosiers & Morizio, P.C., as soon as possible to request a free initial consultation on their loved ones’ injuries, jobs, and deaths, as well their options for pursuing dependents’ benefits.