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Is your car seat protecting your child?

As a parent, you know it's important to use a car seat for children. But did you know that many people unintentionally use car seats incorrectly? With car accidents among the most common causes of death for children, it is critical that you understand how car seats can protect your child.

Judge denies argument that Connecticut baby wasn't a person

When someone is at fault for doing something wrong to you, it can be a terrible situation. However, most parents would agree that it is worse when someone does wrong to your son or daughter. Such was the case for a Connecticut mother when a visit to the OB/GYN turned into the shock of her life when she discovers she is pregnant. However, the OB/GYN did not check the fetus until it was too late.

What types of neglect and abuse can an elderly person suffer?

When making the difficult decision to introduce a loved one to a nursing home, there are many factors to consider. The health and wellbeing of the elderly loved one is always the first priority. Sometimes this means that the elderly needs additional help during the day doing everyday tasks or monitoring their medication or other medical ailments. Most people never even think they their loved one could be susceptible to or exposed to elder abuse.

Drunk driving accident victims can recover for medical expenses

With all the tragedies that can happen out on Connecticut roads, drunk driving accidents appear to be the most preventable of them all. For this reason, drunk driving accidents resulting in injuries are the hardest to accept and understand. All of that aside, those that were driving under the influence at the time of an accident that caused injuries can be held responsible. Injuries sustained in a car accident can be devastating to a family emotionally, financially and health-wise.

Dram shop cases may provide additional compensation

Filing a personal injury or wrongful death suit against drunk drivers can hold them accountable for injuries and deaths they cause. If you or a family member was the victim of a drunk driving accident, it is important to determine whether there may be an additional liable party: the bar or restaurant that overserved the drunk driver.

Four injured, 2 seriously, in Meriden multi-vehicle crash

It's no secret that Connecticut's Route 15 is a much-traveled road with many lanes of traffic in either direction. Disaster struck last week when a minor fender-bender turned into a major accident with serious injuries to a driver and an infant passenger. These accidents are terrible because it seems that it could have possibly been avoided. The details of the accident are few, and authorities are asking anyone with more information to step forward to help these parties sort out the details of the multi-vehicle car accident.

Do I have to move over when there's an emergency vehicle on road?

For many of our Connecticut drivers, the act of moving over when one sees an ambulance or some other emergency vehicle on the side of road may seem like it is just something drivers do as a matter of courtesy. But, the reality is that Connecticut law actually requires motor vehicle operators to move over to the next lane when they approach an emergency vehicle that is standing and assisting accident victims.

Does a dog bite fall under premises liability?

A premises liability case is a type of personal injury lawsuit brought by a party that sustained an injury due to an unsafe condition on a property. An unsafe condition could be anything from deteriorating infrastructure to inadequate lighting. The property could be that of a business or an individual.

Is overdiagnosing medical malpractice?

Our Connecticut residents have likely read or heard of cases where a healthcare provider misdiagnosed an illness leading either to delayed treatment and progression of disease or resulted in unnecessary treatment and invasive medical procedures. In both instances, depending on the facts of the case, the patient could have suffered harm due to the misdiagnosis and the patient and their loved ones could potentially have a medical malpractice lawsuit against the doctor.

Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney Launches School Bus Safety Campaign on Radio

Did you know about 25 million students nationwide take the school bus? Since 2003, there have been 1,222 accidents involving bus and other school transport vehicles.Please, be sure to observe the stop sign on a school bus. Do not pass. Watch out for children. Use extra caution now that school is back in session.

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