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March 2018 Archives

Recall of pacifier holders may prompt products liability claims

After having a child, many parents feel that their senses of worry increase considerably. As a result, they often want to ensure that anything they give their children does not pose any unnecessary hazards to their safety. Unfortunately, some products may pose risks that are not obvious, and children could potentially suffer harm. In cases when a defective item results in injury, parents may have reason to file products liability claims.

Connecticut car crash involving teens results in injuries

When young people are hurt in car accidents, entire communities can feel upset by the events. Of course, the families of the young ones involved in the car crash and the injured individuals themselves will undoubtedly feel the greatest impacts. Even if a teen driver causes an accident that results in the injury of another person, personal injury claims could still be filed.

Falls over dangerous hazards may lead to premises liability suits

Hazards can be everywhere. Someone could easily become involved in an unexpected accident that results in serious injuries. Of course, property owners have a responsibility to ensure that hazards are kept to a minimum and that patrons and other visitors are aware of any potentially dangerous conditions. If this does not take place, a person could be injured and have reason to file a premises liability claim.

What circumstances may warrant a medical malpractice claim?

If Connecticut residents have suffered due to hospital negligence, they may face many long-term effects that can greatly impact their lives. Even if individuals did not suffer the injuries themselves, they may have lost loved ones due to medical malpractice. In either situation, parties who have suffered may have reason to file legal claims that allow them to pursue compensation for damages.

When college 'fun' ends in death, is suing possible?

The New Haven area is not short on colleges. According to at least one list, there are more than two dozen of them within 30 miles of the city, including Yale. Post-secondary education is a big part of growing up. The focus is supposed to be on learning, but it would be naïve to say that finding fun and blowing off steam isn't also a big part of the experience.

Truck accident claims life in Connecticut

After a fatal accident takes place, many individuals are often left looking for more information. Many times, it can take time for investigators to determine exactly what happened after a car or truck accident, but that information is often vital in many ways. If surviving family members of deceased victims feel that taking legal action could suit their circumstances, outcomes of crash investigations may play substantial roles in their claims.

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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