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About Workers' Compensation


The Connecticut Workers' Compensation System . . .

[NOTE: Employees injured or ill due to a work-related accident or to working conditions are ONLY eligible for benefits under the Workers' Compensation Act and are prohibited from suing their employers for benefits, unless they can prove that their employers intended to cause them injury. (However, employees and/or employers may sue a third party, if they believe that another party or a product was responsible for an employee's injury or illness.)]

The information in this website is meant to provide you with basic information only. Additional benefits may also be available.

After reading the information presented here, please call your local Workers' Compensation Commission District Office or Education Services at 1-800-223-WORK (toll-free in Connecticut) for further information.

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