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  • What Is Attorney-Client Privilege?

    When you’re dealing with a legal matter, whether it’s the difficulty of a family law issue, an elder law or estate planning matter, or even a criminal law case, having an attorney you can openly and honestly discuss your issue with is vital. However, some of the information you may need to discuss with them is sensitive, embarrassing, or even potentially incriminating. How do you know that your ...
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  • What is Eminent Domain?

    Public works projects are everywhere around us. In fact, you more than likely rely on them every single day in the form of roads and highways. However, this can also include things like parks, water storage facilities, and so much more. However, the thing is the government didn’t necessarily own the land that these projects are now built on to begin with—in fact, there’s a strong chance it didn’t, ...
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  • What Is a Trust?

    When it comes to estate planning, avoiding the probate process is arguably the most important goal you have. Probate takes a long time, can cost thousands of dollars, and lead to a lot of stress for your loved ones who you wish to take care of. To do this, you have a number of estate planning tools that you can use to set up your estate to pass on to your loved ones how you would like, and do so ...
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  • What Are Connecticut's Dram Shop Laws?

    In normal cases, when one person injures another, the person who caused the injury is liable for the damages and losses that the injured person suffers. However, that’s not always the case—when alcohol is involved, the establishment who initially sold it to the intoxicated individual could also find themselves facing a lawsuit from the injured person. This statute is known as Connecticut’s “dram ...
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  • Why Was My CT Workers' Compensation Claim Denied?

    In the event of suffering an injury while performing job duties, Connecticut employees can recover workers’ compensation benefits to pay for medical expenses, lost income, disability, and even vocational training. Having these benefits help workers recover from injury, help them transition into another role in the company or another job entirely, or provide compensation for the rest of their ...
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  • What is a Construction Defect?

    A house is typically the most valuable financial and emotional investment in a person’s life. Not only is it a place to live comfortably, but it is also where families are raised, gatherings with loved ones are held, and memories are made. However, many unsuspecting homeowners learn sooner or later that their new homes suffer from one or more construction defects, resulting in thousands of dollars ...
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  • Understanding the Essential Documents in Your Estate Plan

    A comprehensive estate plan is comprised of several important legal documents that work together to protect your interests and end-of-life choices. Each document serves a specific purpose, and is intended to reflect your current personal, medical, and financial circumstances. For this reason, it’s important to update your estate plan every few years or after a significant life event. After all, a ...
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  • Pursuing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Connecticut

    If your family member passed away due to the negligent actions of a person, corporation, or government entity, you may be able to recover damages by pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit. In Connecticut, a wrongful death claim can only be filed by an executor who is acting on behalf of the decedent’s estate. If necessary, the court can appoint an executor if one isn’t already listed in the decedent’s ...
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  • Four Things You Need to Know About Private Mortgage Insurance

    Buying a home can be one of the most rewarding lifelong goals you can ever achieve, but with home prices surging across the country, it may seem further and further out of reach for many people. This is because the typical 20% down payment is just too much for many young and first-time homebuyers to handle. And it’s easy to see why: with living costs also rising, finding $60,000 to put down on a ...
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  • Four Tips for a Successful Workers' Comp Claim

    When you’re injured on the job, worker’s compensation can provide you with benefits you need to recover and even live your life comfortably if you’re unable to return to work at full capacity. However, these cases can be complex, and it’s not uncommon for their difficulty to make the process tedious and confusing, especially for those who have never had to deal with it before. Fortunately, having ...
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  • How Hiring a Plumber Could Put You at Risk For a Lawsuit

    Home service technicians are the workers who make it possible to live comfortably in a civilized society. Without their help, plumbing problems, electrical problems, heating and cooling issues, and so much more would be difficult to resolve and potentially risk seriously damaging your home or even jeopardizing your health. However, there’s a downside to hiring one of these professionals. As ...
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  • What is a Bellwether Trial?

    Have you suffered a serious injury from something like a defective product? If so, you’re probably not alone. In fact, thousands of people may have suffered similar consequences from something like a dangerous drug, defective automobile, and much more. When this is the case, you may be considering filing a defective product lawsuit, but the sheer volume of the number of these lawsuits can be ...
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  • Five Common Title Problems in Your Real Estate Sale

    If you’re considering selling a piece of property or buying a new home, one of the first steps to the process is to have the title history investigated to make sure there are no outstanding liens or other claims to the property which can otherwise hinder the sale. Ideally, the title will be completely clear of third-party claims and indicate that the person who’s selling the property is in fact ...
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  • What You Need to Know About Falling Object Injuries

    Gravity is both a blessing and a curse. This force of nature is the glue that holds our world together as we know it, allows us to live on the earth without being hurled out into the darkest depths of space, and even allows much of what we depend on in our daily lives to work as intended. However, it can also be a crucial enemy. Gravity acts on all objects equally, and that means anything that’s ...
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  • Am I a Victim of Insurance Bad Faith?

    Insurance companies are governed by a massive number of laws and codes that regulate how they should act and what they’re required to do. One of these requirements is to act in good faith, which essentially means to follow through on their promises as a policy distributor quickly and in the best interests of their policyholder. However, because insurance companies are in business to make money and ...
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