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June 2018 Archives

Improper care for allergic reaction deemed medical malpractice

When a person needs medical attention, the outcomes of any tests or procedures are rarely predictable. A patient could have a negative reaction to certain medications or chemicals used for procedures, and in such a case, doctors would need to act appropriately in order to ensure that the patient does not suffer unnecessary harm. Of course, negligence on the part of hospital staff in such scenarios could lead to devastating outcomes and medical malpractice claims.

Slippery substances could cause falls, premises liability claims

An unexpected fall is often a frightening experience. Even if the distance is only a few feet, serious injuries could result. Tripping or slipping is not uncommon, especially when the conditions of a location are not ideal. If a Connecticut resident becomes injured at a store, restaurant or on someone else's property, there may be reason to file a premises liability claim.

Connecticut car accident leaves mother, child seriously injured

Being involved in an accident that leads to injuries can be a frightening experience, but when a child is also involved and injured, the situation can be beyond harrowing. Unfortunately, individuals of any age could suffer injuries in a car accident. When the event is caused by a negligent or impaired driver, negatively affected parties may feel a need to seek restitution.

Foreign objects in Spam could lead to products liability claims

Many people utilize prepackaged foods as part of their meals. Some Connecticut residents may simply enjoy the taste of certain items, and others may appreciate the ease that these products can provide. However, issues could arise with certain foods that leave consumers facing injury and companies facing products liability claims.

Medical malpractice: Negligence can lead to fatal outcomes

It is always a devastating time when a person's worst nightmare comes true. Though each person may have his or her own worst case scenario, for some, that event could involve instances of medical malpractice that lead to the loss of loved ones. Unfortunately, numerous individuals are affected by these tragic circumstances.

Can you sue for a misdiagnosis?

You may have been suffering with symptoms for a number of years. The possibility of not knowing what is causing your pain all of this time has got to be very stressful for you. So, you go to the doctor and are finally diagnosed with having something but a second opinion says you were misdiagnosed. Why is this happening? What can you do?

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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