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Can a Nursing Home Be Held Liable for Abuse or Neglect?

Nursing homes have an obligation to ensure the patients under their care are receiving the treatment they require. If a resident is deprived of the treatment he or she needs, it may result in the resident suffering serious injury or death. Depending on… Read More

Safe Driving Tips for the Winter Season

Although many people look forward to the winter season, inclement weather and increased holiday traffic can make roadways dangerous in Connecticut. To stay safe while driving during winter weather, it is vital that motorists take several precautions to… Read More

Child Advocate Report Examines Historic Cluster of Child Deaths in Day Care Settings

Between the spring of 2016 and fall of 2017, nine children died in home-based child care settings, marking the highest number of child care center deaths in Connecticut in more than 20 years, according to a new report from the Office of the Child Advocate… Read More

How to Drive Safely Near Semi-Trucks

Semi-truck accidents are some of the most dangerous traffic accidents. This is why it is so important to travel safely and cautiously around these large vehicles. They need more time to slow down and maneuver to avoid trouble, increasing the risk of accidents. If… Read More

D’Amico & Pettinicchi Selected for Inclusion in 2019 “Best Law Firms” List

D’Amico & Pettinicchi is proud to announce that for the sixth consecutive year, our firm has been selected for inclusion in U.S. News & World Report's - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” List. To be eligible for inclusion on this prestigious list, each… Read More

Duty of Care in a Personal Injury Case

To obtain compensation through a personal injury claim, you will need to prove the other party owed you a duty of care. Before you file your claim, it is important to understand this legal obligation and when it may exist during an accident. In most… Read More

D'Amico & Pettinicchi Hosts Flu Clinic

D’Amico & Pettinicchi is proudly hosting a flu clinic at our offices on Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. We will be providing flu shots at no out-of-pocket cost and will pay for whatever your insurance carrier does not cover. If you do not have health… Read More

Who Can I Hold Liable for a Truck Accident?

One of the most difficult aspects of a truck accident claim is figuring out which party is actually responsible for the crash. Often, there are several parties involved in a truck accident, making it difficult to determine which one is liable for compensating… Read More

What Should I Do If I Am Bitten by a Dog?

While many people see dogs as man’s best friend, many people are attacked and bitten by dogs each year. If you or someone you love is attacked by an aggressive dog, it is important to know what to do when you find yourself in this dangerous situation. Below… Read More

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