Crisis – Loss of Jobs in CT – Due to Workers
Compensation Claims - April
20, 2011, Hartford
Hartford Region - There is a push
at the State Capitol to reduce benefits to
Workers Compensation Claimants. The 1.2
billion dollar management has long been exhausted by excess claimants,
resulting driving most all jobs from the state.
Workers are the cause of Wall St. and major bank
meltdowns, along with the decline in real estate values.
and highway maintenance expenses have soared due to excess demand
for doctors visits of injured workers driving all over trying to get
medical help. We are all paying
for these claims.
the gashing Workers Compensation reforms of 1991,
1993, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 have not been enough to discourage
filing claims and eroding insurance company profits”.
do more to eliminate all claims in the system if we
expect to continue our large salaries” said the Commissioner.
warn of the perils of insurance companies and
state agencies leaving for South Carolina and Texas, two notorious
most friendly to them and harsh on claimants who are considered
most claims adjusters.
final exodus were to occur however, Governor Dannel
Malloy would likely assure us that the remaining 5,000 lawyers working
state with earning capacity in excess of $ 130,000 each, could handle
everything as the lawyers are running the state anyway.
representative from Injuredworkersday.org/ reports that
the consensus among Connecticut workers is thus: “We
the willing, doing the impossible for the
ungrateful, have done so much, for so long, with so little, we remain
to do anything with nothing”.
business owners and the Governor want to know who
will be left to buy their oceanfront mansions and yachts.