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September 2017 Archives

How Common Is Failure To Diagnose?

No one likes going to the doctor, but those who do are usually in a better position to get well than those who ignore their symptoms to avoid a visit. When someone’s health is in jeopardy, people hope and trust that seeing their doctor will not only provide answers, but lead them on the path to feeling better. They expect their doctor to ask questions, listen intently to their symptoms and complete a thorough examination to arrive at an accurate diagnosis.

U.S. lawmakers eager to speed progress of self-driving cars

Automobile safety has been improving slowly but steadily for decades. Cars are now safer, more reliable and more crashworthy than ever before. But there is still one major accident risk that has yet to be mitigated: human error. As long as human beings are behind the wheel, the rate of injurious and fatal car accidents can only fall so far.

Verdicts & Settlements

Jura v Denegris / Bicyclist injured in collision with motor vehicle; a New Britain jury awarded the plaintiff $3,091,700.00 Less 10%. for comparative negligence reducing the net verdict to $2,782,530.00. The highest offer made by the defendants prior to the verdict was in $50,000. 00

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