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Congress Pushes Tort Reform Bills Through Judiciary Committee with No Hearings

Despite bipartisan opposition, the U.S. House of Representatives seems to be fast-tracking five bills that would make it harder for victims of corporate negligence to file civil lawsuits to hold large corporations accountable and recover fair compensation… Read More

Congress to Vote on Several Anti-Civil Justice Bills

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on several bills that could have a severe impact on consumers’ right to file lawsuits regarding corporate and other wrongdoing. Each of these pieces of legislation will make it more difficult for… Read More

Michael D'Amico Testifies About State Legislation on Car Insurance Minimums, Autonomous Vehicles

Partner Michael D'Amico recently testified before state legislators about proposals to raise minimum mandatory auto insurance limits and to require the State of Connecticut to move at a thoughtful pace when deciding under what conditions highly autonomous… Read More

Mike Papantonio and Ralph Nader Discuss How Jury Trials Make Society Safer

In a recent interview on the RT America TV program "America's Lawyer," host Mike Papantonio and consumer advocate Ralph Nader discuss corporate attempts at tort reform. They argue that tort reform would take away the constitutional rights of Americans… Read More

Concussion Concerns Go Beyond Football

Much attention has been focused on the risks of concussions in sports, especially football. Some have even called for a ban of the sport, as noted in a recently published discussion between doctors in the Journal of Pediatrics. However, although closed… Read More

Wells Fargo Trying to Dismiss Lawsuits in Favor of Arbitration

Across the country, countless consumers affected by the unauthorized creation of thousands of Wells Fargo sham accounts have sued the bank for reimbursement for improper fees and other fraudulent charges to their accounts.    In response, Wells Fargo… Read More

When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer in Connecticut?

Filing a lawsuit is probably not the first thing you think about after being involved in a serious accident. However, a lawsuit could allow you to recover compensation for any damages you suffered in the accident. Even though you are not required to… Read More

Engineer Describes Terrifying Hoboken Train Crash

Soon after the horrific train crash on Thursday in Hoboken, New Jersey, that left one dead and more than 100 injured, a train engineer who witnessed the crash spoke to reporters. The engineer from Bear, Delaware, has been piloting freight trains for… Read More

Six Children Suffer Electric Shock at New London Amusement Park

Six children were taken to the hospital on Tuesday after suffering electric shock on an amusement park ride at Ocean Beach Park in New London. State and local police arrived at the park around 2 p.m. after receiving a report about people being struck… Read More

Pennsylvania Boy Injured in Fourth Amusement Park Accident in Five Days

In the fourth amusement park accident in five days, a boy was hospitalized after falling off a roller coaster at Idlewild and SoakZone in Ligonier, Pennsylvania. The accident happened on a ride called the Rollo Coaster, an old-style wooden roller coaster… Read More