4 Summer Activities That Can Result In Personal Injury Claims

We are mid-summer and Connecticut residents are out and about enjoying the beautiful weather. When you make your plans, remember to be careful as many popular activities can be dangerous. If you are injured in one of the following summertime activities, be sure to consult with an experienced attorney to see if you might be … Keep reading…

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Back to School Safety Tips To Prevent Personal Injury

Children across Connecticut will be heading back to school in the coming weeks. It is important to speak with them about how to stay safe getting to school and it’s important to take necessary precautions as a motorist, and to share the road with school buses, pedestrians and bicyclists. From little ones with heavy backpacks … Keep reading…

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Nearly 6,300 Connecticut Youth Suffered Concussions Last School Year

The Connecticut Department of Education released concussion statistics for the 2017-18 school year. Nearly 6,300 students ranging from pre-kindergarten to 12th graders were included in this data. A concussion is caused by a jolt, bump or blow to the head that causes the brain to twist or bounce around in the skull. This type of … Keep reading…

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4 Things You Should Do Before Renting a Car

If you are heading out on vacation or traveling for work and need to rent a car for your travel, there are a few things you should know first. Insurance. Call your current insurance provider and see if you are covered when operating a rental vehicle. Local traffic laws. If you are traveling outside of … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Pedestrian Fatalities Up 53%

The Governors’ Highway Safety Association recently released a report on pedestrian traffic fatalities. Connecticut fatalities have increased 53% from 2017 to 2018. From January to June 2018, 29 pedestrians were killed on Connecticut roadways; for the same time period in 2017, 19 pedestrians were killed. The GHSA cites increased unsafe driving behaviors, unfriendly infrastructure, as … Keep reading…

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3 Myths About Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs)

Traumatic brain injuries are a very serious health concern. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that TBIs contribute to 30% of all injury-related deaths. There are often myths surrounding TBIs and how they affect the injured. Here are three of the most common. TBIs are noticeable right after the accident/injury. Many people with a … Keep reading…

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Common Mistakes To Avoid When Filing Your Personal Injury Claim

Connecticut personal injuries and auto accidents can occur in the blink of an eye. In many cases, you or your loved one will be left with hefty medical bills, severe and significant injuries, and a lot of questions on what to do next. As you file your claim, here are some common mistakes to avoid: … Keep reading…

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New Connecticut Laws That Went Into Effect October 1

When the clock struck midnight on October 1, over 75 new laws went into effect in the State of Connecticut. Below are some highlights: Fatality during an auto accident. Police and investigators are required to report the accident to the State’s Attorney in the district it occurred if they are unable to determine cause. The … Keep reading…

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Overdose Concerns Spur Children’s Advil Recall

A leading medication supplier has recently issued a recall for children’s Advil due to overdose concerns. Medication users could be consuming more medication than they are aware of. The recall was issued after consumer concerns over teaspoon markings on the dosage cup of the 4 oz. bubble gum bottle when the instructions are given in … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Medical Malpractice: 36% Of Hospitals Are Not Compliant With Standards

A new survey found that 36% of medical resonance imaging (MRI) providers do not comply with The Joint Commission’s standards for diagnostic imaging services. The standards, which are in effect for hospital and ambulatory care programs, require that MRI facilities should collect data on incidents where ferromagnetic objects unintentionally entered the MRI scanner room and … Keep reading…

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