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Common Boating Injuries, Their Causes, and How to Prevent Them This Summer

One of the great things about living in a place like Connecticut is that it’s relatively easy to get out onto the water. Thousands of people in the area boat recreationally on a regular basis, and there’s no denying that boating is a fun and relaxing way to spend a day—or an entire weekend. Boating […]


Driver Negligence and Pedestrian Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were around 70,000 pedestrians injured during 2015—or almost 200 every day! Fortunately for victims, when pedestrian accidents are the result of driver negligence, they are typically entitled to compensation for their crash-related losses. Pedestrian Accidents Often Cause Extremely Serious Injuries Pedestrians are without a doubt […]


Common Back to School Injuries for Children

Going back to school is an exciting time for children and parents alike. After a lengthy summer break, many kids are ready to reunite with their friends and meet their new teachers. Some children might look forward to spending time on the playground or learning how to ride the bus. While school is a place […]


Tanker Truck Spills Liquid Nitrogen Near Norwich

Driving through Norwich, it’s likely that you’ve occasionally seen a cargo truck with the warning “toxic material” displayed on the tank. Most people will drive a bit more carefully and take extra caution around these trucks, understanding that the materials they are carrying could be incredibly hazardous in the event of a spill. Although a […]


Common Locations for Slip and Falls

Most people carry about their day without giving much thought to the possibility of a slip and fall accident. After all, it’s easy to associate a slip or a trip with a slapstick comedy routine, not an accident that results in a serious injury. Walking through the grocery store, passing under a construction site, or […]


As Labor Day Approaches, Watch for Drunk Drivers

Next to the Fourth of July, Labor Day is one of the biggest summer holidays that we celebrate in the United States. This holiday is synonymous with backyard BBQs, fireworks, and the unofficial end of summer. Along with the Labor Day celebration is the tradition of enjoying a few drinks with friends. Unfortunately, people sometimes […]


Uber Accident Basics – Who Can Be Held Liable?

Uber provides an easy and convenient form of transportation, often faster and serving wider areas than public transportation—and cheaper than taxis. Many people use Uber instead of renting a car when visiting the Norwich area, or just for a safe ride home after a couple of drinks. Overall, Uber has transformed quick and easy transportation […]


The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide & Safety Tips

Everyone should be aware of the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning at home, however, many people do not understand the scope of the problem. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports the following statistics regarding carbon monoxide poisoning: About 20,000 people visit an emergency department each year due to possible poisoning About 4,000 […]


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