CT Workers’ Compensation Benefits Extended for PTSD

March 1, 2024
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As we step into 2024, Connecticut's legal and insurance landscapes are evolving. With the recent changes in insurance laws, staying informed is crucial for both individuals and businesses alike. Let's take a closer look at what these developments mean for you.

One significant update, the Substitute Senate Bill No. 913 Public Act No. 23-35, revolves around insurance coverage for mental health services. The new law requires insurance plans to expand coverage for mental health and substance use disorder treatment on par with coverage for other medical services. This is a significant step forward in ensuring access to essential mental health care for all Connecticut residents. 

Additionally, the law addresses issues related to homeowner's insurance and tree removal. In the aftermath of severe weather events, such as storms or hurricanes, homeowners often face the daunting task of dealing with fallen trees. The updated law clarifies the responsibilities of insurance companies regarding the removal of fallen trees and debris from insured properties, providing much-needed clarity and protection for homeowners.

The legislation aims to enhance consumer protections in the insurance market. It includes provisions to improve transparency and accountability within the industry, empowering consumers with the information they need to make informed decisions about their insurance coverage.

At Jacobs & Wallace, we understand the importance of staying abreast of these legal changes and how they impact our clients. We have decades of experience as trial attorneys and in negotiations with insurance companies representing workers' compensation victims in Connecticut.

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