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April 2018 Archives

Products liability: Honeywell issues hard hat recall

Individuals in various industries utilize tools to help keep them safe and to help them carry out their work-related duties. When equipment does not function properly, the risk for workplace injuries could increase. If a worker does become injured due to a defective product, they may have reason to explore various options for seeking compensation, including products liability claims.

Wet floors may cause falls that lead to premises liability claims

Connecticut property owners and operators have a duty to keep their premises free of hazards or warn visitors of any existing hazards. When these actions are not taken, individuals could find themselves at risk of suffering serious injuries. Unfortunately, property hazards often exist, and when people are injured as a result of certain dangerous conditions, they may have reason to pursue premises liability claims.

Fatal car accidents can lead to many questions in Connecticut

When a car crash results in fatalities, it is common for many questions to arise in the aftermath. Law enforcement officers may have questions regarding what took place, and their investigations can often help them gain answers. Family members of the deceased victims may have questions about what actions they could take in hopes of seeking justice and compensation for the outcomes of such car accidents.

Medical malpractice believed to have contributed to boy's death

The death of a child is an experience that no parent wants to go through. Unfortunately, this type of scenario affects numerous families too often. In some cases, the circumstances under which the death occurred are unavoidable, but in others, someone may have been responsible for the fatal outcome. If individuals believe that medical professionals contributed to a child's death, they may find themselves exploring medical malpractice information.

Tailgating significantly increases chances of car accidents

If asked to name common causes of car accidents, you may cite drunk driving, texting while driving or speeding. While all these are valid factors, you may be surprised that tailgating is one of the leading contributing factors of Connecticut accidents.

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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