Connecticut Slip & Fall Accident: Watch Your Step

In Connecticut, you never know how the weather will affect your daily routine.  As fall turns to winter, rain can quickly transition to ice or snow and make slippery surfaces very difficult to navigate. Sometimes, no matter how careful you are, a small patch of ice or snow can put you at risk of significant … Keep reading…

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The Most Common Connecticut Slip and Fall Injuries

If you or a loved one were injured in a slip and fall accident, here are the most common types of injuries that are sustained: Hip and/or pelvic injuries. Broken hips and pelvis bones are most often seen in elderly patients, however individuals of any age can be affected. A serious slip and fall accident … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Personal Injury: Young Girl Hospitalized By Foul Ball

A young girl was at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, NY when a foul ball struck her in the head. While this little girl is still recovering, it raises the question of safety at sporting events and how you can keep yourself safe. While Major League Baseball is reevaluating fan safety at the park, here … Keep reading…

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Slip & Fall? Here Is What To Do

When you visit a public establishment like a store, school, or hospital, and you injure yourself as the result of a Connecticut slip and fall accident, the property owner may be liable for your injuries. The experienced lawyers at McEnery Price Messey & Sullivan can help If you are ever involved in this type of … Keep reading…

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Understanding Connecticut Sidewalk Laws

With a relatively mild winter, Connecticut residents are out and about taking walks with children, grandchildren, and dogs. As a pedestrian, it is important to understand Connecticut laws regarding sidewalk safety. It is State law that when a pedestrian is standing in a crosswalk that motorists must stop to allow them to cross. If you … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Slip & Fall: Do Signs Mean I Cannot File a Lawsuit?

If you or a loved one slipped and fell in a Connecticut store  or walkway, you may be able to still collect damages for your injuries even if signage was posted warning of the conditions.  Many people believe that just because there is a sign that the establishment is not liable, this is not always … Keep reading…

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24% of Older Adults Report Falling With Injuries

Connecticut slip and fall injuries are common, especially among older adults. In fact 28.7% of adults over the age of 65 reported falling in 2014. Of those 29 million falls, 7 million, or 24%, resulted in injuries. For older adults, a slip and fall injury could have long lasting effects including broken bones, soft tissue … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Slip & Fall Accident? Do These Things First

Slipping, falling and injuring yourself in a Connecticut slip and fall accident can have very serious and lasting consequences. The property’s owner may be liable for your injuries. If you are ever involving this type of accident, make sure you do the following: 1.) Report your accident injury to the owner or manager. The owner … Keep reading…

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The 4 Most Common Slip and Fall Injuries

If you or a loved one were injured in a slip and fall accident, here are the most common types of injuries he or she can sustain: Head injuries. A head striking the ground, curb, shelf, or other structure can cause lifelong impairments and injuries. Concussions are now classified as traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Hip … Keep reading…

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Concussion Symptoms After a Personal Injury

Whether you slipped and fell or were injured in a Connecticut auto accident, concussions are serious traumatic brain injuries. According to the Mayo Clinic, the symptoms of a concussion can be understated and not immediately noticeable. Signs and symptoms include: Headache or head pressure Temporary loss of consciousness Confusion Amnesia surrounding a personal injury Dizziness … Keep reading…

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