Proving the Four Elements of Negligence

Under Connecticut Law, people who are hurt by the legal negligence of others may recover compensation for their injuries. A negligence claim requires that the person bringing the claim (the plaintiff) establish four distinct elements. The material below describes these elements in more detail. If you have questions about whether you may be able to […]


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 […]


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 […]


Paralysis after a Spinal Cord Injury: A Lifetime of Medical Expenses

It’s one of the worst possible scenarios that a person can imagine. An accident has resulted in a serious spinal cord injury and has left you paralyzed. There are many different ways this can happen. From a car accident to a sports injury, spinal cord injuries (SCIs) are incredibly dangerous and the aftermath is devastating. […]


Soft Tissue Injuries Can Disrupt Your Life

When you think of serious injuries, you may think of broken bones or head injuries. Supposedly minor injuries, however, can have significant impacts on your life—for example, soft tissue injuries. Soft tissue includes your muscles, ligaments, and tendons. These tissues help facilitate movements and are more important than many people imagine. Once you damage your soft […]


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