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How to Handle Back Injuries from Car Accidents

Car accidents happen every day. Some of them result in severe injuries, and some result in no injuries at all. Some of the most common injuries are back injuries, which can be painful and debilitating. If you have been injured in a car accident, make… Read More

Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease Patients Residing in Nursing Homes

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), just over 50 percent of nursing home residents have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. These residents have unique needs that require knowledgeable caregivers. Unfortunately,… Read More

Important Evidence to Support Your Personal Injury Claim

Succeeding in a personal injury claim requires providing evidence that your injuries were directly caused by the defendant’s actions. This will include proving how the injury occurred and the extent of your damages. The Connecticut personal injury attorneys… Read More

How to Avoid Accidents in the Snow

More than 1,300 people are killed and more than 116,000 suffer injuries in automotive accidents because of snowy, icy or slushy roadways every year, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration. Connecticut is known… Read More

USA Investigation Part 3: Companies Risk Lives by Pushing Truckers to Drive While Fatigued

An investigation by USA TODAY found that port trucking companies around Los Angeles are violating federal law and risking the lives of those on the road by pushing truck drivers to work with little or no sleep. Federal rules require that commercial truck… Read More

When Is Misdiagnosis Considered Medical Malpractice?

The proper diagnosis of an illness or disease allows patients to undergo the proper treatment, so they can recover from the illness. Unfortunately, misdiagnoses occur at a frightening rate, with an estimated 10 to 20 percent of all cases being misdiagnosed,… Read More

Why You Should Seek Medical Care After a Car Accident

One of the most important pieces of advice you may receive after a car accident is to seek medical attention as soon as possible. There are many important reasons why you should see a doctor after a crash, which the experienced attorneys at D’Amico &… Read More

7 Warning Signs of Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing home neglect too often goes unnoticed, compromising the health, safety and happiness of residents. Knowing the warning signs to look for will help you uncover nursing home neglect and take action against negligent caregivers to protect your loved… Read More

Damages in Connecticut for Personal Injury Claims

If you are injured in an accident caused by another person’s negligence, you may have the legal right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party to recover compensation for the damages you suffered. One key component of any personal… Read More

3-Year-Old Killed When Hit by a Car Fleeing Police

On Nov. 21, a three-year-old was killed after being hit by a car that was fleeing police. The car hit another vehicle before going off the road, hitting a light pole and crashing into four people on the sidewalk, including the toddler. Connecticut State… Read More