Understanding Connecticut Sidewalk Laws While Exercising Outdoors

Under Stay at Home orders issued by Connecticut’s governor, more and more people are working from home and getting out and about in their neighborhoods and communities. This type of activity includes running and walking along our sidewalks.  As a pedestrian, it is important to understand Connecticut laws regarding sidewalk safety. It is State law … Keep reading…

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3 MORE Slip and Fall Injuries To Watch Out For At The Grocery Store

Previously we discussed how you can slip and fall at the grocery store, but did you know that slip and fall dangers can involve more than just the groceries on the shelf? In fact, Connecticut slip and fall injuries happen all of the time in stores across the state and don’t always involve food related … Keep reading…

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Slip & Falls In Connecticut Grocery Stores

The next time you head to the grocery store you may start to look at the store differently. The grocery store is a place where Connecticut slip and fall accidents are very likely to happen. While slip and fall injuries certainly happen at other types of stores, there are a variety of ways you can … Keep reading…

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What Happens If You Slip & Fall At Someone’s Home?

You are at your friend’s or neighbor’s home watching a football game or attending a party, and at some point during the day, you trip over a rug, fall down stairs, or slip on a wet patch on the deck. Not only are you a bit sore from the fall, but your injuries send you … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Slip & Fall Dangers For Seniors

Slips and falls can endanger everyone, they are particularly dangerous for seniors. It is so dangerous that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) predicts that if falls continue at this pace, then by the year 2030, seven people will die each hour from a fall-related injury. Falls for seniors are serious:  20% of falls result … Keep reading…

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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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3 Ways To Protect Yourself When You Slip and Fall

The winter months in Connecticut can make treacherous sidewalks and walkways even more hazardous with slippery snow and ice covering them.  That’s why this time of year it is important to know how to protect yourself in case you do slip and fall and injure yourself on these types of walkways. Prevention is the best … 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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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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