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FAQ About Connecticut Personal Injury Claims

Many people who are injured in preventable accidents are confused, stressed, and unsure about what to do next. At Polito & Associates, we are committed to helping accident victims recover the compensation they deserve and to helping them through the personal injury process. Here are answers to some of the questions we regularly hear from […]

When Is a Property Owner Liable for a “Slip and Fall” Injury?

“Slip and fall” accidents fall within a broader category of personal injury claims known as premises liability. In short, anyone who owns property has a legal duty to keep their premises in reasonably safe condition. If they do not, anyone invited onto the property who is injured as the result of a hazardous condition may […]

CT Court Rejects Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Medical Alert System Company

We all know elderly relatives or friends who have trouble taking care of themselves. These individuals often rely on technology to maintain a lifeline–literally and physically–to the outside world. But when technology fails, who can be held legally responsible? The Connecticut Appellate Court recently addressed this question, and its answer was not encouraging. This was […]

How Social Media Can Hurt (or Help) Your Personal Injury Claim

What is the first thing that you do when something noteworthy happens during the day? Do you post it on Facebook? Social media platforms make it easy to share everyday events with family, friends, and even the entire world. But it is possible to share too much too quickly on these sites–especially if you have […]

Who Can I Sue If A Police Dog Bites Me?

Many Connecticut police departments employ service dogs–often known as K9 officers–to assist with traffic stops and drug searches. But even these highly trained animals can be dangerous when they come into contact with innocent members of the public. Dog bites by K9 animals are a growing problem throughout the country. For instance, in 2015, video […]