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Five Upcoming Supreme Court Cases to Watch: Louisiana Abortion Law

The Supreme Court will hear five cases in the coming months – and the decisions that they make could be momentous. The third of these five cases is an abortion case that will challenge a recent Louisiana law. This is the first abortion case heard by the Supreme Court since President Trump appointed his justices. [...]

By |2019-11-04T20:03:42+00:00November 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Five Upcoming Supreme Court Cases to Watch: Louisiana Abortion Law

Top 3 Cruise Ship Accidents and What to Do About Them

Going on a cruise can be a great way to enjoy the summer and relax. But, cruises can lead to injuries and other issues. What starts out as a relaxing, fun vacation can turn into an absolute nightmare if you are injured while on the ship. It is important to know that the cruise line [...]

By |2018-01-23T17:29:08+00:00June 5th, 2018|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Top 3 Cruise Ship Accidents and What to Do About Them

Do I Have to Disclose My Juvenile Record to My Employer?

Having juvenile convictions on your record can cause confusion. Who are you obligated to inform of your criminal past? Your school? Your employer? How will the conviction affect your future life? Will you have a criminal record forever? Must you always write down on a job application that you have been convicted of a crime? [...]

By |2018-01-23T21:27:33+00:00May 8th, 2018|Juvenile Issues|Comments Off on Do I Have to Disclose My Juvenile Record to My Employer?

How to Make a Case for Your Spring Break Injuries

Getting injured is never fun, but sustaining an injury while you’re relaxing on vacation can be a nightmare. Heading to the beach with your friends for spring break is supposed to be a fun adventure – not a reason for a hospital visit. Even if you take precautionary measures, you still might face an injury [...]

By |2018-01-23T21:08:22+00:00May 1st, 2018|Personal Injury|Comments Off on How to Make a Case for Your Spring Break Injuries

When is it Too Late to File a Personal Injury Claim?

When I talk with a potential new client, I hear a lot of the same questions. One question that I get a lot is, when is it too late to file a personal injury claim? In this article, I will discuss the statute of limitations in Connecticut. Knowing the best time to file will help [...]

By |2018-01-23T21:06:29+00:00April 24th, 2018|Personal Injury|Comments Off on When is it Too Late to File a Personal Injury Claim?

Serious vs. Minor Injuries in a Personal Injury Case

If you have been injured at the fault of someone else, and you want to file a personal injury claim, it is important for you to keep in mind that no two personal injury cases are the same. One major factor that will affect your personal injury case is the severity of your injuries. Cases [...]

By |2018-01-23T21:03:18+00:00April 17th, 2018|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Serious vs. Minor Injuries in a Personal Injury Case

Ways to Avoid Injuries and Illnesses While on Spring Break

In the months leading up to a vacation, anticipation rises. You begin counting the days, researching fun excursions, and thinking about what you want to bring with you. Unfortunately, all of this hope and anticipation can set you up for disappointment, especially if you are injured or become sick while on your trip. A vacation [...]

By |2018-01-23T20:59:31+00:00April 10th, 2018|Safety Tips|Comments Off on Ways to Avoid Injuries and Illnesses While on Spring Break

3 Common Spring Break Injuries and What You Should do About Them

While you’re on spring break, the last thing that you’re thinking about is getting sick or injured. However, for many people, these unpleasant events are a reality. In this article, I want to outline some of the most common spring break injuries that you might encounter, and what to do if you experience an injury [...]

By |2018-01-23T20:53:06+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Personal Injury|Comments Off on 3 Common Spring Break Injuries and What You Should do About Them

What to Expect if You Have Been Charged With Assault

If you have been charged with assault, you should prepare to have two cases pending against you – a criminal case, and a civil case. The criminal case will be related to the criminal proceedings of the crime you are being charged with, and the civil case will be a personal injury lawsuit filed by [...]

By |2018-01-23T17:32:26+00:00March 27th, 2018|Types of Crimes|Comments Off on What to Expect if You Have Been Charged With Assault

Can Inmates Receive Compensation for Injuries Obtained In Prison?

Everyone who is the victim of an injury that is someone else’s fault deserves justice and compensation for their injuries. I believe that this includes prison and jail inmates. Much of the time, this population is overlooked. Once inmates are behind bars, we tend to forget about them, or we trust that correctional officers will [...]

By |2018-01-23T17:26:34+00:00March 20th, 2018|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Can Inmates Receive Compensation for Injuries Obtained In Prison?