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Five Upcoming Supreme Court Cases to Watch: Preventing Discrimination of Gay People in the Workplace

The Supreme Court will hear five cases in the coming months - and the decisions that they make could be momentous. The first of these five cases, which is starting to be heard this week, is related to discrimination in the workplace for those who are gay or transgender. Learn more about this case, as [...]

By |2019-10-09T16:08:00+00:00October 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Five Upcoming Supreme Court Cases to Watch: Preventing Discrimination of Gay People in the Workplace

Medical Board Review Hearing 101

What is a Medical Board Review Hearing? You might get contacted for a medical board review hearing if  someone makes a complaint about your driving. The complaint states that you are unsafe to drive due to a medical condition. Who Can Make that Complaint? Officers can make this complaint, as well as driving instructors and [...]

By |2017-09-06T18:17:36+00:00August 28th, 2017|DMV|Comments Off on Medical Board Review Hearing 101

Why Hire a Connecticut DUI Lawyer vs. Local Courthouse Lawyer?

Being charged with a crime can be a confusing and devastating event for you and your family. You might be feeling shame, guilty, anger, and frustration. The good news is that you do not have to face the difficulty of a DUI case by yourself. There are several things that can be done in order to [...]

By |2018-09-24T15:31:22+00:00May 31st, 2017|Ruane Attorneys|Comments Off on Why Hire a Connecticut DUI Lawyer vs. Local Courthouse Lawyer?

What is the Connecticut Implied Consent Law and Consequences?

What is Implied Consent? Any person that operates a motor vehicle in Connecticut drives under under something called “implied consent”. The implied consent law states that if you are driving and a police officer asks you to submit a blood, breath, or urine test, you have to comply. If you are a minor, your parent [...]

By |2018-09-21T17:40:21+00:00March 21st, 2017|Breath testing|Comments Off on What is the Connecticut Implied Consent Law and Consequences?

Bedsores

As you may already know, bedsores can be a serious problem in nursing homes. You might know some basic information regarding bedsores. However, if you believe that your loved one has developed a bedsore, you need additional information regarding the type of bedsore that your loved one faces and how it should be treated. Here, [...]

By |2017-05-08T18:44:11+00:00February 7th, 2017|Bedsores, Neglect & Abuse|Comments Off on Bedsores

Signs of Abuse

There are many different types of neglect and abuse. Here, I will discuss ten signs of each type of abuse. Neglect Neglect can be a problem in many nursing homes or home health aide settings. Sometimes, nurses and other aides forget about their patients or miscommunicate when it comes to who needs to take care [...]

By |2017-05-08T18:57:23+00:00January 3rd, 2017|Neglect & Abuse, Types of Abuse|Comments Off on Signs of Abuse

10 Steps to Take After Abuse

When you place a loved one in a nursing home, you never expect that they will be the victim of neglect or abuse. After your thorough research, interviews, and visiting process, you may feel that you have found the perfect home for your elderly loved one. However, even in the best nursing homes, things can go [...]

By |2017-05-10T16:45:26+00:00October 11th, 2016|Getting Help, Neglect & Abuse|Comments Off on 10 Steps to Take After Abuse

10 Pieces of Information to Give the Police

If you have recently learned that your loved one is the victim of neglect or abuse in a nursing home, take action as soon as possible. While you might feel overwhelmed, one of the first steps that you should take is contacting the police. The police can help your loved one by launching an investigation. [...]

By |2018-11-02T19:52:24+00:00October 4th, 2016|Getting Help, Neglect & Abuse|Comments Off on 10 Pieces of Information to Give the Police

Search of Your Person

Understanding the search of person laws in Connecticut can get complicated. Below is a comprehensive list of these laws. This can help you understand when searches are legal and when they are illegal. For further assistance, you can contact our office at 203-925-9200. State vs. Dukes When officers have probable cause to make an arrest, they [...]

By |2017-05-10T18:13:48+00:00September 27th, 2016|Search and Seizure|Comments Off on Search of Your Person