is nothing that the law or any
legislator or attorney can do to make your life whole again in the
Workers Compensation system from a job related injury.
is no system here in CT to enable us to
say you are 100% whole again".
is terrible, IT STINKS, that the
workers compensation law cannot make injured workers whole"
Compensation is a Judicial System
- the Commissioners are Judges" Representative
replacement of the constitutional right to access to
the courts was the workers' compensation scheme. It was supposed to be
sure and adequate benefit replacement. It is neither fast, nor sure,
It hasn't been so since the Report of the National Commission on State
Compensation Laws said so in unanimous agreement in 1972.
the Workers Compensation Act liberally advances its underlying purpose,
to provide financial protection to the claimant and his family.
United Sec., Inc. (2002) CT Supreme Court 801 A.2d 783, 261 Conn. 181.”
Compensation system is depraved indifference! Depraved
Report of the National Commission on State Workers' Compensation Laws
in unanimous agreement in 1972. The
Congress finds the following:
full protection of American
workers from job-related injury or death requires an adequate, prompt,
equitable system of workers' compensation as well as an effective
occupational health and safety regulation.
vast majority of American
workers and their families are dependent on workers' compensation for
basic economic security in the event such workers suffer injury or
death in the
course of employment.
1972, the National Commission
on State Workmen's Compensation Laws found that the system of State
compensation laws was `inequitable and inadequate'. Since that time,
reductions in State workers' compensation laws have increased the
and inequitable levels of workers' compensation benefits.
questions exist concerning
the fairness and adequacy of present workers' compensation laws.
You Sick & Tired Of
Rampant Insurer Fraud That Goes Unchecked?
who condone it!
Commissioners who closes their eyes to it!
who look the other way while their clients are victimized by
of fraud that destroys and ruins the lives of injured workers
and their families!
in the Workers Compensation Statute does is say:
make formal decisions to
terminate employee benefits over the telephone to unrepresented
may disregard the statutory law of the treating physician to determine
reasonable and necessary medical treatment?
my terminate benefits at an informal hearing without raising by
while the employee is unrepresented and the employer is represented?
may determine “scientifically approved treatment”?
(Commissioners operate in an
Agency, but they see themselves as Judges,
and now Scientists.)
one injury may be treated at a time and the employer gets to choose?
Employees must submit to surveillance and
Commissioners may determine reasonable and
necessary medical care.
Commissioners may determine curative and
Connecticut residents with
work-related upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders were
Of the 292, only 31 (10.6%) had filed a worker’s compensation
the 31 cases, only 23 cases (7.9% of the 292) were accepted by the
insurer. Sixty percent of cases were primary wage earners.
13% had been the primary wage earner prior to the injury.
(7.2%) reported job loss due to their condition. The study
almost 90% of the work-related musculoskeletal disorders are not
workers’ compensation. Ref. Depraved Indifference
(2008) If you even think you cared about something
did nothing, read this book now.
the Injured Workers across the nation contend the
following iniquities of the Workers' Compensation System.
Workers Compensation System;
timely diagnosis and medical
treatment and approval of such treatment
within the time frame set by existing laws.
timely automatic benefits
within the time frame set by existing law
obtains medical as well as
personal information on injured workers which has no pertinence to the
and serves no necessary purpose in resolving the claim, but rather is
used as a
tactic to deter and frighten claimants out of litigation and into
litigation, knowing the
compensations courts are overloaded with cases, causing further severe
psychological, physical and financial damage to the claimants, in hopes
pushing claimants into premature and unfair settlement.
fraudulent charges against
many claimants in order to intimidate them and to avoid having to medically or financially
cuts and denies
benefits in order to starve claimants out and force their acceptance of
inadequate, unfair settlements and shifts the burden of responsibility
permanently disabled injured.
need a Commission for Injured Workers to assure proper application of
Compensation organization is the unconstitutional
4th branch of government.
Commissioner Michael Miles 2010 testimonysaid the
1997 workers compensation directive would have given injured workers
necessary medical treatment needed, such as no delays caused by denial
treatments for the same injury, if the directive had been followed in
act like judges and consider them more knowledgeable than treating
need to rein in the assumed authority of Workers
Compensation Commissioners and denial of our due process rights as
Commission will carry the charge of
Connecticut workers’ compensation laws
order to determine if these laws
provide an adequate, prompt,
and equitable system of
compensation and medical care for injury or death
arising out of or in the course of
employment. It will also assess whether additional remedies should
be available to ensure prompt
and good faith payment
of benefits and medical care to injured workers and their families.