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  • Brain Injuries

    The latest posts for Brain Injuries are listed below.
    • 3 Factors that Can Impact Your Personal Injury Claim

      After an accident, your primary concern should be recovering from your injuries, not focusing on a personal injury lawsuit. However, the steps you take immediately following a serious accident can have a major impact on the outcome of your case. In this blog, we talk about three factors that can affect your personal injury lawsuit . #1: Failing to Seek Medical Attention If you have been involved ...
    • The Top Five Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries

      A traumatic brain injury can have devastating consequences. Even minor injuries such as whiplash or a minor concussion can lead to serious problems later on in life, including memory loss, increased chances of Alzheimer’s, and much more. However, despite the serious nature of these injuries, they can come from a wide variety of different causes. The majority of these injuries come from sharp, ...

    Bus Accidents

    The latest posts for Bus Accidents are listed below.
    • 3 Factors that Can Impact Your Personal Injury Claim

      After an accident, your primary concern should be recovering from your injuries, not focusing on a personal injury lawsuit. However, the steps you take immediately following a serious accident can have a major impact on the outcome of your case. In this blog, we talk about three factors that can affect your personal injury lawsuit . #1: Failing to Seek Medical Attention If you have been involved ...
    • Maximize Your Personal Injury Claim

      Accidents can be devastating, leaving victims injured and faced with unexpected medical bills. Navigating the legal aspects of a personal injury claim can have people feeling hopelessly lost, on top of recovering from their injuries. There are steps you can take after a personal injury to help you prepare for filing a lawsuit or claim. These are the top tips for handling a personal injury claim: ...
    • Why are Bus Accidents So Common?

      Reports show us that many people feel safer on a bus than in a car. Whether it is because they know that the vehicle is controlled by a professional driver or due to the size of the vehicle, most commuters admit to letting down their guard when riding on a bus. However, according to the U. S. Department of Transportation, you should be more concerned about your safety on buses. Data shows that bus ...

    Car Accidents

    The latest posts for Car Accidents are listed below.
    • 3 Factors that Can Impact Your Personal Injury Claim

      After an accident, your primary concern should be recovering from your injuries, not focusing on a personal injury lawsuit. However, the steps you take immediately following a serious accident can have a major impact on the outcome of your case. In this blog, we talk about three factors that can affect your personal injury lawsuit . #1: Failing to Seek Medical Attention If you have been involved ...
    • 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 ...
    • Do Speed Limits Actually Keep Us Safer?

      It seems like a headline we see all too often: a motorist was killed as result of a high-speed crash while flying down the road at insane speeds. It’s incidents like this that bring law enforcement, politicians, community safety groups, and car insurance companies out to all say the same message: speed kills. They also use this as justification for speed limits on our local roads, slowing drivers ...

    Dog Bite

    The latest posts for Dog Bite are listed below.
    • Maximize Your Personal Injury Claim

      Accidents can be devastating, leaving victims injured and faced with unexpected medical bills. Navigating the legal aspects of a personal injury claim can have people feeling hopelessly lost, on top of recovering from their injuries. There are steps you can take after a personal injury to help you prepare for filing a lawsuit or claim. These are the top tips for handling a personal injury claim: ...
    • Is It Worth Reporting a Dog Bite Incident?

      Dog bites are a serious matter, yet many dog bite incidents go unreported. Our Waterbury personal injury attorneys have seen numerous potential cases go unfiled, simply because people make excuses for the incident taking place. If a dog has bitten you, understand that reporting the incident is important. Most people feel like they shouldn’t report a dog bite for one of the following reasons: “Dog ...

    Drowsy Driving

    The latest posts for Drowsy Driving are listed below.
    • Drowsy Driving & Commercial Truck Accidents – Understanding the Correlation

      Commercial trucks can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds when fully loaded. This makes them very dangerous. A collision between a commercial truck and a passenger vehicle can have devastating results, and victims could suffer serious injuries or death. Our firm is involved with The Sleep Help Institute, an organization devoted to spreading awareness about sleep health and wellness. We recently ...

    Estate Planning

    The latest posts for Estate Planning are listed below.
    • Estate Planning for a Pretermitted Child

      Of all the villains to appear in Batman movies over the years, it is often Heath Ledger’s version of the Joker that audiences rave about. While Jack Nicholson is another top pick for memorable performance in a Batman film, Ledger’s exceptional acting and dark portrayal of the character earned him the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Sadly, Heath Ledger died of an accidental drug overdose ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

    Family Law

    The latest posts for Family Law are listed below.
    • Summer Vacation Tips for Divorced Parents

      If you are divorced and have to share custody of your children with your ex, you already know how difficult summer can be for both parents. As parents, it is important that you both do whatever you can to help your children get used to living with separate parents. Effective communication is crucial if you want to be good co-parents, which is why we give you a few tips below that help you manage ...
    • Estate Planning for a Pretermitted Child

      Of all the villains to appear in Batman movies over the years, it is often Heath Ledger’s version of the Joker that audiences rave about. While Jack Nicholson is another top pick for memorable performance in a Batman film, Ledger’s exceptional acting and dark portrayal of the character earned him the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Sadly, Heath Ledger died of an accidental drug overdose ...
    • 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 ...

    Pedestrian Accident

    The latest posts for Pedestrian Accident are listed below.
    • 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 ...
    • Maximize Your Personal Injury Claim

      Accidents can be devastating, leaving victims injured and faced with unexpected medical bills. Navigating the legal aspects of a personal injury claim can have people feeling hopelessly lost, on top of recovering from their injuries. There are steps you can take after a personal injury to help you prepare for filing a lawsuit or claim. These are the top tips for handling a personal injury claim: ...
    • How Dangerous Road Design Can Impact Pedestrian Accidents

      Pedestrian accidents can be incredibly impactful, if not fatal , to the victim. In areas of high traffic, fatal pedestrian accidents can occur weekly. Whether the pedestrian didn’t look both ways before crossing or the driver was distracted when he or she struck the pedestrian, it is easy to note who is liable when one party isn’t paying attention. But could poor road design also be a cause of ...

    Personal Injury

    The latest posts for Personal Injury are listed below.
    • 3 Factors that Can Impact Your Personal Injury Claim

      After an accident, your primary concern should be recovering from your injuries, not focusing on a personal injury lawsuit. However, the steps you take immediately following a serious accident can have a major impact on the outcome of your case. In this blog, we talk about three factors that can affect your personal injury lawsuit . #1: Failing to Seek Medical Attention If you have been involved ...
    • Workplace Deaths from Assault

      According to Injury Facts® , there were 18,400 injuries and 458 fatalities caused by workplace violence in 2017. Workers in healthcare, education, and other service providers are more likely to be assaulted than workers in other professions. For example, OSHA reports that taxi drivers are more than 20 times more likely to be murdered on the job than other workers. Even if you don’t work in an ...
    • 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 ...

    Product Liability

    The latest posts for Product Liability are listed below.
    • Fisher-Price’s Rock ’n Play Sleeper Recall

      In light of recent lawsuits against Fisher-Price and its parent company, Mattel, doctors and safety groups are now saying more should have been done to fix the risks associated with the Rock ’n Play sleeper. While the Fisher-Price recalled 4.7 million Rock ’n Play sleepers from shelves, the company maintains that it was not at fault for the more than 30 infant deaths linked to the product. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Who Should You Hold Liable for a Defective Product?

      Have you ever encountered a defective product? Most often a defect simply means something that doesn’t work as it’s supposed to when it comes out of the box, usually an electronic or gadget that has a flaw in its electronic circuitry. However, any product can be defective, and if the defect happens to be serious enough to the point where it causes someone to become injured, then the injury victim ...

    Real Estate

    The latest posts for Real Estate are listed below.
    • Residential Property Insurance Claims

      Although filing a property insurance claim can be a significant, life-altering moment in your life, it is just routine business for your insurer. When you file a property insurance claim, it is important to remember that you are entering into a business negotiation, which means you need to treat this process like you would any other business transaction involving large sums of money. Below, we ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...

    Truck Accidents

    The latest posts for Truck Accidents are listed below.
    • What's in Your Car Insurance Policy?

      Car insurance is an important part of your daily life. If you own a car, you need to have insurance to cover it in order to legally drive it on public roads. However, this minimum insurance is rarely enough to provide you and the drivers around you with proper protection should you be involved in an accident. To help you better understand what’s in your car insurance policy, our Waterbury car ...
    • Drowsy Driving & Commercial Truck Accidents – Understanding the Correlation

      Commercial trucks can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds when fully loaded. This makes them very dangerous. A collision between a commercial truck and a passenger vehicle can have devastating results, and victims could suffer serious injuries or death. Our firm is involved with The Sleep Help Institute, an organization devoted to spreading awareness about sleep health and wellness. We recently ...
    • Why You Need to Act Quickly After a Truck Accident

      In order to operate safely and legally, commercial truck operators and trucking companies often carry extensive insurance policies backed by companies who handle an immense number of claims every year. With so much liability on the line, these companies know that the best way to protect their bottom line is to respond quickly in the event of a truck accident, get to the scene, and conduct an ...

    Workers' Compensation

    The latest posts for Workers' Compensation are listed below.
    • Workplace Deaths from Assault

      According to Injury Facts® , there were 18,400 injuries and 458 fatalities caused by workplace violence in 2017. Workers in healthcare, education, and other service providers are more likely to be assaulted than workers in other professions. For example, OSHA reports that taxi drivers are more than 20 times more likely to be murdered on the job than other workers. Even if you don’t work in an ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

    Wrongful Death

    The latest posts for Wrongful Death are listed below.
    • Fisher-Price’s Rock ’n Play Sleeper Recall

      In light of recent lawsuits against Fisher-Price and its parent company, Mattel, doctors and safety groups are now saying more should have been done to fix the risks associated with the Rock ’n Play sleeper. While the Fisher-Price recalled 4.7 million Rock ’n Play sleepers from shelves, the company maintains that it was not at fault for the more than 30 infant deaths linked to the product. ...
    • Workplace Deaths from Assault

      According to Injury Facts® , there were 18,400 injuries and 458 fatalities caused by workplace violence in 2017. Workers in healthcare, education, and other service providers are more likely to be assaulted than workers in other professions. For example, OSHA reports that taxi drivers are more than 20 times more likely to be murdered on the job than other workers. Even if you don’t work in an ...
    • 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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