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Motorcycle accidents: Making sure liability is based on law

The sense of freedom one can feel riding a motorcycle in Connecticut is exhilarating. And it is worth noting that state law does not seek to infringe too drastically on that freedom. For example, while many states have mandatory helmet laws, Connecticut has chosen to allow adult motorcyclists the choice of whether to wear head protection or not. 

Enjoy your summer road trip with these driving safety tips

Whether you're planning a big road trip or are simply tooling around town, it's no fun to break down or be involved in a crash. The change in weather, however, can cause changes to your car -- and your behavior -- that could cause trouble.

Why hire Tremont Sheldon for your personal injury case?

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured due to another party's negligence, you have a lot of questions. How will you pay for your medical bills and other losses? Should you trust my insurance company to get me everything you need? Will hiring a personal injury attorney help?

What is the typical progression of a car accident case?

It can be hard for a Connecticut resident who has been injured in a car accident to know what comes next. If the accident is serious enough to cause significant injuries, the injured victim may face days, weeks or even months of hospital stays, treatment, surgeries and rehabilitation or therapy. Who pays for all of this care? Well, if the accident was caused by someone other than the injured victim, it may be possible to pursue compensation for these costs in a personal injury lawsuit.

An overview of a car accident trial

When Connecticut residents are injured in a car accident, their primary concern is -- rightly so -- on the recovery of their physical health. However, a close second to this concern should be how to hold the party that caused the accident -- the negligent party -- accountable for the injuries and damage caused in the car accident. In some cases, a personal injury lawsuit may progress all the way to a trial.

What is nursing home neglect?

Nursing home abuse is important to understand because it is so serious. If you or your family has been impacted by nursing home abuse or neglect, you may wonder what exactly is considered nursing home neglect and what you can do about it. There are an estimated 3.2 Americans in approximately 17,000 nursing homes throughout the country so nursing home abuse and neglect can impact many patients.

Bar liability for drunk drivers

Connecticut has been cracking down on drunk drivers for many years. It is a leading cause of injury and death on our roads and it is entirely preventable. But one of the most important tools to fight drunk driving is very old. Bars are liable for the mayhem that results from serving someone who is drunk.

How victims of slip and fall accidents are protected

Because of the reasonable expectation of safety on another person's property, premises liability laws are in place to protect victims injured because of a dangerous or defective property condition. Premises liability law protects victims injured in slip and fall accidents and other accidents related to a dangerous or defective property condition.

Pursuing justice for victims of nursing home abuse and neglect

People who have been injured or neglected in a nursing home in Connecticut -- or their family members -- may feel like victims who don't have any options. Some may even think that the abuse or neglect in question is just part of the care that a person receives at a nursing home or assisted-living facility. But, these individuals and families need to think differently. Their situations matter, and their potential legal case against the nursing home matters.

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