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Signs of Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing home abuse is one of the most common threats that puts residents at risk of physical and emotional harm. Unfortunately, many nursing home residents are reluctant to identity their abusers or are physically or mentally incapable of understanding… Read More

Mike D’Amico Chosen as Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year in New Haven

We are excited to announce that our firm’s partner Mike D’Amico has been recognized as the 2019 New Haven Personal Injury Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America©. This marks the third time D’Amico has been nominated by his peers… Read More

When Should I Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

If you have been injured in an accident caused by another’s negligence, you may think that you can handle the claim on your own. However, it is often in your best interest to contact a personal injury lawyer to discuss your legal options after an accident. D’Amico… Read More

Filing a Personal Injury Claim as a Passenger Injured in an Auto Accident

Although car accident claims are often filed by the vehicles’ drivers, passengers may also file a personal injury claim if they are injured in the collision. However, many people might be unaware of their rights as a passenger after being injured in… Read More

What Should I Say to an Insurance Adjuster After a Car Accident?

After an auto accident, victims may be contacted by an insurance adjuster who works for the insurer that covers the at-fault party. When this occurs, it is important to understand your rights after filing a personal injury claim and what you should to… Read More

Can I Sue a Hospital for Medical Malpractice?

Hospitals and medical institutions have an obligation to apply procedures and hire staff members that meet the standards held by the medical community. When a hospital’s failure to uphold its duty results in a patient’s injury or death, it can be held… Read More

Types of Car Accident Claims

Car accidents can happen in a variety of ways, with some resulting in minor injuries, such as cuts and bruises, while others may cause injuries resulting in permanent damage. However, every type of car accident can result in a serious injury.   If you… Read More

7 Steps to Take After a Truck Accident

The damage that results from a collision between a passenger vehicle and a commercial semi-truck can be extremely severe. The better prepared you are and the more knowledge you have about what goes into a truck accident investigation, the more likely… Read More

Protect Your Loved One from Elder Financial Abuse in Nursing Homes

Elderly residents in nursing homes can be subjected to various types of abuse. One unfortunately common form of abuse is financial abuse, where someone misuses or illegally uses a resident’s funds, assets or properly. If you suspect an elderly loved… Read More

When are Nursing Homes Liable for Injuries from Falls?

Falls are the leading cause of injury and death in older Americans, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Because of this, nursing homes and other assisted living facilities have a duty to help protect elderly individuals from… Read More