5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Hospital Infection

1. Familiarize yourself with the Safety Ratings & Infection Rates of Hospitals in your area There are many online resources giving insight into the safety performance and medical effectiveness of care practitioners from hospitals across the country. Connecticut residents can [...]

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6 Things to Know about Medical Malpractice in the Emergency Room

1. Emergency Room Medical Providers Are Held To The Same Standards Of Care As Other Doctors And Care Givers Emergency rooms are busy places where very important decisions are made. The emergency room team is made up of emergency physicians, nurses and other health care providers [...]

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6 Tips for Child Safe Gift Giving

1. Age Matters: Select toys to suit the age, abilities, skills and interest level of the intended child. Toys too advanced may pose safety hazards for younger children. 2. Read the Instructions: Before buying a toy or allowing your child to play with a toy that he [...]

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9 Resources for Investigating the Reputation of your Doctors

Below you’ll find resources that can assist you in avoiding medical attention from care practitioners with records of providing negligent or damaging care: 1. Find out if he or she is board certified. A doctor who is a medical school graduate and has a license to practice [...]

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Amputation Injury Lawsuits

Recovering Compensation for Amputation Victims Amputation injuries may result from: Medical malpractice, Defective products, Motor vehicle collisions, Falls, and Work place injuries. We have obtained successful results in a variety of cases including: Above the [...]

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Compartment Syndrome

Compartment syndrome develops when swelling or bleeding occurs within a “compartment” in the body. It is a painful condition that results when pressure within the muscles builds to dangerous levels and does not subside. Often it occurs after a a traumatic event, such as a fractured [...]

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Corona virus Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Liability of Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities The Coronavirus did not take the world by surprise.  As early as December 2019 this contagious respiratory disease was first detected in China.  In 2019 the CDC issued Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations.  [...]

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Doctor Re-creates Self-serving Medical Record after Patient Dies

$7.5 million in punitive damages awarded in medical malpractice case where doctor destroys original office record and re-creates self-serving medical record after patient dies. Gomez v. Cabatic, 159 A.D.3d 62, 70 N.Y.S.3d 19, 24 (N.Y. App. Div. 2018) On October 26, 2009, when six [...]

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How to Keep a DUI from Ruining Your Holidays

In 1990, the U.S. Supreme Court determined that, despite their “intrusion on individual liberties,” being stopped in a DUI checkpoint does not violate a person’s Fourth Amendment protection from unreasonable searches and seizures. Despite this ruling, drivers continue to challenge [...]

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How to Stop the Cycle of Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

7 Ways to Stop the Cycle of Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes Nursing homes and assisted living facilities may be liable liability for of Elder Abuse.Elder abuse takes on many forms: Psychological, Physical, and Financial Nursing homes and assisted living facilities continue [...]

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The Importance of Adequate Uninsured / Underinsured Motorists Coverage

I don’t sell insurance so I don’t get a commission when someone buys an insurance policy or increases their coverage. I do, however, represent people who have been injured due another person’s negligence. All too often after these clients come to my office we learn that the negligent [...]

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The Myth of Defensive Medicine

One point of contention in the current debate over reforming our expensive health insurance system concerns the practice of so-called “defensive medicine.” Defensive medicine has been defined in the medical literature as “a deviation from sound medical practice that is induced [...]

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Uninsured, Underinsured Motorist Claims

Uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage protects you if you’re in a car accident with an at-fault driver who doesn’t carry any liability insurance an at-fault driver whose liability limits are too low to cover your damages, expenses, and injuries.  The risk [...]

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Using Life Care Plans to Maximize Financial Recovery

We represent clients with severe permanent injuries that have life-altering effects.  To maximize our clients’ financial recovery, we work with life care planners to lay out for the jury the cost and consequences of a life-altering injury.  A life care plan is an integral part of [...]

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What To Do After Being in a Bus Accident or Train Crash

Every day thousands of people in Connecticut and New York rely on bus and train transportation. Trains and buses travel millions and millions of miles more each day in the United States. Both are among the oldest means of transportation, and widely considered to be safe. Connecticut [...]

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What to Do When a Doctor Dismisses Your Health Concerns

Medical practitioners fail to diagnose an illness or medical condition all too often. No matter a patient’s age or current health condition an illness left undetected can take a financial, emotional and physical toll that could have been prevented. Cancers and heart attacks are [...]

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Which Court Can I File My Lawsuit in Connecticut?

Where a lawsuit can be filed depends on where the parties to the lawsuit reside and in certain cases where the injury occurred. The place a lawsuit is filed is known as the “venue” for that lawsuit. Venue is a legal term that defines the legally proper place where a particular type [...]

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