Workers’ Compensation


The law prevents employees from suing their employers for compensation after on-the-job injuries. But injured employees have legal rights. Workers’ compensation coverage allows injured employees to get money for their medical bills, lost wages, and rehabilitation expenses while they get better. Workers’ compensation benefits are available regardless of who is at fault for your injury. You may be able to claim a portion of your lost income to ensure your medical bills and other expenses get paid. If you have a permanent disability, you may also be entitled to additional compensation.

If you’ve suffered a work-related injury, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. The workers’ compensation lawyers at the Bershtein Law Center can help you file a strong claim so you can get the maximum benefits as quickly as possible.


Documentation is the most important factor in determining what benefits are available to you. You must have proof of your injury from a qualified medical professional. Your medical records will serve as your proof and will allow your employer’s insurance carrier to assess your present and future needs.


An employee may consider filing a personal injury lawsuit instead of or in conjunction with a workers’ compensation claim if:

  • The injury is the result of a defective product. In these cases, you can claim workers’ compensation and then file a claim against the product’s manufacturer.
  • A toxic substance is responsible for the injury.
  • The employer’s intentional, negligent and potentially illegal conduct brought about the injury. Here, you have the option of pursuing a claim against your employer.
  • Your employer doesn’t carry a workers’ compensation policy. You can start a personal injury claim to receive compensation because your employer is violating Connecticut state law.
  • A third party is responsible for your injuries.


Handling both workers’ compensation and personal injury cases, our team can assist with getting the benefits you deserve. While workers’ compensation insurance may be provided by most employers, employees often encounter significant delays and administrative hurdles as they attempt to collect benefits. Insurance companies can add to workers’ frustration by delaying, denying or contesting a valid injury claim. The workers’ compensation system can be so frustrating that many employees decide not to pursue their claims. The experienced lawyers at the Bershtein Law Center have navigated the complex workers’ compensation system for decades and we are ready to fight for you to be properly compensated! Don’t wait any longer; give us a call completely free of charge at (203) 624-5103 or contact us online to arrange your free consultation.