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USTPO Notice of Allowance

According to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), a total of 646,244 patent applications were filed in 2020. A key aspect of filing a patent application is the USPTO notice of allowance, which stipulates that the patent examiner considers your application complete and that it meets the requirements for a patent.

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What Not to Say to Your Workers' Compensation Doctor

According to the International Labour Organization, there are approximately 340 million occupational accidents and 160 million victims of work-related illnesses yearly. In the United States, workers’ compensation is compulsory for almost all employers in most states. If you have been injured on the job and filed for workers’ compensation benefits, you may need to undergo an independent medical exam (IME).

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What Happens If I Lose My Job While On Workers' Compensation?

After suffering a workplace injury, many people are often eager to return to work as quickly as possible. Though workers’ compensation usually covers medical expenses and some of the employee’s lost wages, many workers are worried about what happens if they lose their jobs while they are out on workers’ compensation.

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Should I Settle My CT Workers’ Compensation Case?

Though it may be tempting to settle your workers’ compensation case as quickly as possible, especially as medical bills and other expenses pile up, it is important to take a close look at your case and make sure you are not giving up any important rights. Attorney Robert Sciglimpaglia is a dedicated and experienced Connecticut workers’ compensation lawyer based in Norwalk, CT.

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How Long Does A Workers’ Compensation Claim Remain Open in Connecticut

Workplace injuries can lead to severe bodily damage, create disabilities, and in worst cases, even cause death. The consequences can be life-changing and impact a person’s future ability to earn a livelihood for themselves or their families. In Connecticut, the Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Act provides financial compensation for medical costs and treatment expenses, current and future income loss, partial and total disabilities, and survivor benefits for workers who suffer injuries at work, develop an occupational disease, or get killed on the job.

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What To Do If You Receive A Form 43 Denial In Connecticut

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that approximately 2.8 million workplace injuries occurred throughout the country in 2019 alone. This research also reports that Connecticut’s incidence rate of total recordable workers’ compensation cases is much higher than the national average. Workplace injuries can lead to life-altering consequences including permanent disabilities and sometimes, even death.

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Filing For Workers Compensation In Connecticut If You Contract COVID-19 At Work

COVID-19 has brought with it many struggles for everyone in the United States, and the world. In many cases, employees were still required to go to work during this global pandemic. However, under certain circumstances, exposure to COVID-19 at work could potentially entitle you to receive workers’ compensation. Navigating a claim for workers comp and COVID 19 in Connecticut can be confusing.

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Unsafe Working Conditions And Your Legal Rights

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 3 million on-the-job injuries are reported annually. Moreover, research from the United States Department of Labor states 15 deaths take place every day because of unsafe working conditions. To learn more about unsafe working conditions and your legal rights, consider reaching out to Robert Sciglimpaglia, an experienced workers’ compensation attorney at (203) 663-2803.

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Benefits Of Trademark Registration

According to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) a trademark is a brand name that can include words, names, symbols, devices, or any combination of those with the intent to identify and distinguish a specific good or service from those of others. The protection, requirements, and benefits that come with federal trademark registration are fully described in the 1946 Lanham Act, which is included in 15 U.S.C. § 1051 et seq. The common law trademark protection starts as soon as one uses the trademark in commerce

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How A Connecticut Workers' Compensation Lawyer Can Help You

Connecticut Workers' Compensation Act, Section 31-294c (Act) outlines the eligibility, the process for applying for benefits, and recoveries available in workers’ compensation cases in the state of Colorado. Recovery may include compensation for required medical care, 75% of weekly wage while not able to work at all or earn the same amount as before the injury, and a weekly or lump sum disability payments.

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