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Dog Bites

Every year, thousands of Americans are bitten by animals – most often dogs. In many cases, a person bitten by an animal may have a legal right to recover damages from the animal’s owner or another responsible party. This past winter in Connecticut, an unsuspecting woman working as a home health aide was brutally attacked by two […]

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Distracted Driving – A Public Health Epidemic

Distracted driving is a growing threat to the safety and well being of American drivers.  With the prevalence of new technology, personal communication, entertainment devices and other innovations, the potential for behind the wheel distraction is high.  In fact, the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Transportation Administration actually refer to distracted driving as […]

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Foreign Objects Left in the Body During Surgery

Patients are being harmed by foreign objects left in their bodies after medical procedures in record numbers, doubling from 12 to 25 in one year in Connecticut.  Sponges, drain tips and clamps were among the objects most commonly left in patients after surgery.  There are a number of safeguards hospitals can employ to prevent retained […]

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A Model is Worth a Million Words

In March 1911, newspaper editor Arthur Brisbane reportedly told the Syracuse Advertising Men’s Club: “Use a picture. It’s worth a thousand words.”  Advance one hundred years and the advice advances a thousand-fold. We live in a world where 3-D printing is becoming cheaper and more commonplace.  In short, a three dimensional computer model sends information to […]

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Two Vehicle v. Pedestrian Accidents in less than one week.

On Saturday, June 28th a 71-year-old woman was struck by an SUV in Middletown at the intersection of Main Street and Dr. Martin Luther King Way while crossing the street.  She later passed away from her injuries.  See further details here.  Less than one week later, on July 2nd, another pedestrian was walking on Route […]

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Carnival Ride Injuries

This past weekend, eighteen people, including twelve children, were injured at the Norwalk Oyster Festival when a carnival ride apparently malfunctioned.  In this case, it was a swing ride that seems to have had its machinery suddenly freeze up, causing the riders to crash into each other and the ride itself.    Basically, the type […]

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Duty to Inspect Dangerous Trees: Who is Liable When a Tree Falls and Causes Injury?

Almost every private home, town street or park contains beautiful trees which, when properly cared for, improve property values, provide shade and allow people to enjoy outdoor spaces. Connecticut is especially known for its tree lined streets, parks and state forests. While trees provide a clear benefit to homeowners and people enjoying the outdoors, if […]

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What to do If Your Child is Injured at School

Every day, we trust the Connecticut Public Schools with the welfare and safety of our children.  Unfortunately, injuries can happen.  Knowing what to do in response to a school injury and what you can expect is key. First, make sure your child receives all appropriate medical attention.  Recovery from the injury is of the utmost […]

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Liability for Train Accidents in Connecticut

On Friday, May 17, 2013, seventy two people were injured  when two Metro-North trains collided just after 6:00 p.m.  The attorneys and staff of the CT Injury Law Center were saddened to learn of this news.  Apparently, a train heading east derailed between the Bridgeport and Fairfield stations, and it was then struck by a […]

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Bridgeport Hit and Run

Bridgeport police are continuing their investigation into a hit and run accident last week that left a two-year-old boy with serious injuries. For full story see below link. http://connecticut.cbslocal.com/2013/05/08/bridgeport-police-continue-search-for-hit-and-run-driver/ If you have questions about your legal rights about this or any accident please contact our New Haven office at 203-372-5922

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