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Study Says Many MRI Scans Failed to Detect Whiplash in Thousands of Patients

Whiplash is a painful neck injury that often occurs in car accidents, particularly rear-end accidents. It is caused by quick back-and-forth movement of the neck, which can damage muscles, ligaments, and bones or nerves in the spine. Unfortunately, an… Read More

New Study Says Bicycle Injury Costs Increasing by Hundreds of Millions Each Year

For many people in Connecticut and across the nation, bicycling has become more than just a leisure activity. More people are using their bikes to transport themselves to work and to places they used to drive to in their cars. Unfortunately, a new study… Read More

Obtaining Compensation After a Hit and Run Crash

One of the worst things about a hit and run crash is that some victims are unable to obtain the compensation they deserve from the driver who caused the collision and fled the scene. If you are ever injured in a hit and run car crash, there are several… Read More

64-Year-Old Man Hit by Car and Killed After Exiting His Vehicle on Interstate 84 Off Ramp

Early Tuesday morning, a 64-year-old man died after being hit by a car on an Interstate 84 exit ramp in Newtown. The fatal collision occurred around 9 a.m. when the 64-year-old exited his vehicle after pulling onto the right shoulder of the exit 11 off… Read More

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Identifies 11 Safest Cars on the Road

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently released a new report listing the safest cars and SUVs on our nation's highways. The report analyzed data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System between 2012 and 2015 to identify the rate… Read More

Report Says Women Are at Greater Risk of Exposure to Dangerous Drugs and Medical Devices

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) released an extensive new report showing that women have a much higher risk of being exposed to dangerous drugs and medical devices than men. Over the last 150 years, a disproportionately higher number of women… Read More

Tractor Trailer Crash on Interstate 91 on Friday Night Caused Two Deaths

Two people were killed and another was injured in a serious collision on Interstate 91 Friday night. According to police, a Volkswagen Golf struck the back of a tractor trailer near Exit 24 in Rocky Hill, killing the driver and passenger in the Volkswagen. Eyewitness… Read More

What Happens When a Third-Party Causes a Workplace Injury?

In Connecticut, you cannot file a lawsuit against your employer for a workplace injury. Instead, you are required to submit a claim to the Connecticut Workers' Compensation System to recover compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and vocational… Read More

Kathy Berman, Wife of Longtime ESPN Anchor Chris Berman, Killed in Car Crash

Two people were killed in a tragic car accident on Tuesday afternoon on Route 64 in Woodbury. One victim was 87-year-old Edward Bertulis and the other was Kathy Berman, the wife of ESPN's Chris Berman, a well-known broadcaster at the network.   The car… Read More

Guide to the Connecticut Wrongful Death Statute

Losing a loved one is tragic, particularly when your loved one's death was caused by another person's negligence and could have been prevented. Nothing can make up for your loss, but filing a Connecticut wrongful death lawsuit may provide a sense of… Read More