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January 26 2024 | Personal Injury

The Role of Expert Witnesses in Personal Injury Cases

Expert witnesses can play a critical role in personal injury cases by helping the court and jury understand complex or nuanced issues related to the case. They can provide specialized knowledge and professional opinions based on their expertise to clarify matters that the average person may not understand. Expert witnesses who provide unbiased and credible testimony could change the outcome of a case.

January 10 2024 | Personal Injury

What Is the Statute of Limitations on Medical Malpractice in Connecticut?

Medical malpractice is a tort, or wrongdoing, committed by a doctor or another health care provider against a patient. It is the failure to meet the required standards of care within the medical industry. When medical malpractice results in a patient injury, the victim can pursue financial compensation. However, the victim must file a medical malpractice claim within Connecticut’s statute of limitations.

December 22 2023 | Personal Injury

What Is Nursing Home Neglect?

Nursing home neglect refers to the failure of a long-term elderly living facility to provide the care and attention required to ensure the well-being of its residents. Neglect is a level of resident care that is shockingly low and can result in serious injuries, illnesses, infections and death. You can better protect your loved one from nursing home neglect by learning how to recognize the warning signs.

December 4 2023 | Personal Injury

What Are the Most Common Types of Birth Injuries?

Birth injuries refer to harm suffered by a mother or child before, during or shortly after birth. If a birth injury arises due to a health care provider’s negligence or substandard patient care, it is recognized as medical malpractice. The parents of a newborn who is injured by medical malpractice have the right to file a claim in Connecticut to pursue financial damages.

November 20 2023 | Car Accidents

Are There More Car Accidents in the Winter?

Every year, thousands of people end up in emergency rooms with serious injuries from automobile accidents. Connecticut drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians are put in danger due to hazards such as distracted and careless drivers. In wintertime, however, the roads can become even more dangerous due to adverse weather conditions.

Summer Is the Deadliest Time of Year for Drivers 

Contrary to popular belief, statistics show that there are fewer fatal car accidents in the wintertime than in summer in the U.S.

November 6 2023 | Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Safety in the Winter Months: What to Know

Motorcycling becomes a higher-risk activity in Connecticut’s winter months. Motorcyclists face unique challenges and accident risks due to dangerous weather conditions such as snow and ice. If you wish to take your motorcycle out in cold weather, use these tips to keep yourself safe and accident-free.

Inspect Your Motorcycle 

Motorcycles do not operate the same way in cold weather as they do in warmer temperatures.

October 20 2023 | Personal Injury

How Do I Know If I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

The decision of whether or not to hire a personal injury lawyer to represent you during an accident claim in Connecticut is an important one that should not be taken lightly. Your future financial stability could be hanging in the balance. The need for an attorney depends on your specific circumstances, including the details of your case, your goals and the severity of your injuries.

October 8 2023 | Workers' Compensation

Average Cost of a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Connecticut

Connecticut requires the majority of its employers to maintain workers’ compensation insurance to pay for injured workers’ medical bills and lost wages without requiring victims to prove negligence or fault. The average cost of a workers’ compensation claim can vary significantly based on factors that are unique to each case. The best way to estimate the potential value of your workers’ comp claim is by consulting with a New Haven workers’ compensation attorney.

Motorcycle Accident Claims vs. Car Accident Claims

Many motorcycle owners check the weather reports in the morning and weigh the decision of taking their car to work, school, or a local destination, or hopping on their motorcycle for a more exhilarating ride. A ride in the open air can turn a dull daily commute into something that feels weekend-worthy and also saves gas costs—but that’s not where the differences end.

September 13 2023 | Personal Injury

Most Common Medical Malpractice Claims

We trust our medical professionals to prioritize our health and safety when we turn to them for treatment for illnesses, accidents, and medical emergencies, but medical malpractice claims have risen steadily since the 1960s, and now, studies show that 21% of Americans have experienced a medical error. While many have only minor impacts, some medical mistakes cause severe injury, worsened medical conditions, and even death.

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