Infant Seats ReCalled – Make Sure Your Child’s Seat is Safe!

A South African manufacturer is recalling about four million baby seatsKeep you child safe in the car - choose the right safety seat that were sold at major retailers including Target Corp., Wal-Mart, and Toys “R” Us after reports that at least twenty-one babies fell from the seats and fractured their skulls.

The company itself has received some 84 reports of infants falling from the seats.  This recall is the second for these seats since 2007

Infant seats are a major fixture in many households.  Choosing a safe infant seat is crucial to protecting the health of your child.

Here are some tips from kidshealth.org:

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Alcohol Sales on Sundays and What That Means for Connecticut Drivers

A bill signed by Governor Malloy on May 14 made it official.  On May 20th,sunday liquor sales in Connecticut Connecticut consumers were able to buy alcohol on Sundays from 10:00AM to 5:00PM.  This new legislation ended years of an enforced ban on liquor sales and leaves Indiana as the only state banning Sunday sales.

According the NBC Connecticut the bill will also allow liquor stores to sell fruit and well as cheese, crackers and olives.  The minimum pricing rules – setting limits on discounts – remains in effect in this legislation.

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Temporary Workers and Sleep Deprivation Increase Medical Malpractice

Recent studies from John Hopkins University School of Medicine and the University temporary workers and sleep deprivation increase medical malpracticeof Pittsburgh School of Medicine provide valuable clues as to major causes of medical malpractice.

In the John Hopkins University study, researchers found that temporary workers are twice as likely to make costly and potentially dangerous mistakes as permanent hospital workers.  The research elevates concerns about the use of temporary nursing staff in particular because they are already a prominent segment of the health care workforce in Connecticut.  The popularity of temporary staffs among hospitals is tied in part to lower costs per employee.

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Protect Yourself From An Accident On Connecticut Roads This Summer

As spring and summer return to Connecticut, we all feel the need to beProtect yourself from an accident on Connecticut's roads this summeroutside enjoying the change of seasons.  With gas prices being what they are, we all have additional incentives to walk, run or ride our bikes to our next destination.

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign recently released a list of the most dangerous roads for these activities in Connecticut.  Two roads on which to use extreme care are the Boston Post Road (Rt. 1) and Route 5.  These highways have seen the greatest number of pedestrian/car accidents in the entire State.

On a county by county basis – Hartford County and New Haven County lead the state in these types of accidents.

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What To Ask Each Personal Injury Law Firm You Meet With

One question we encourage folks to ask each personal injury law firmAsk each personal injury law firm how many cases have they won they talk to about their accident case is, “how many cases have you won?”

Why does that question matter?  It matters because there are a number of high profile firms and attorneys representing injury victims who rarely if ever actually try cases in court.  To be successful as a personal injury lawyer, opposing parties (lawyers and insurance companies) need to know that you are prepared to take a personal injury case to trial if need be – and that you have a record of winning those trials.  Without that element – a personal injury lawyer’s ability to negotiate settlements is severely weakened.  Leverage is gone.

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Will Red Light Cameras Prevent Car Accidents in Connecticut?

The Connecticut State Legislature is currently considering legislation toWill red light cameras prevent car accidents in Connecticut? allow cities and towns to install what are called Red Light Cameras.  These devices record the behavior of drivers at traffic lights allowing for automated fining of drivers who run red lights.

Drivers ignoring or running red lights are a persistent cause of serious car accidents in Connecticut.

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How Long Will Your Personal Injury Case Take?

When you are involved in a personal injury incident, whether youhow long should your personal injury case take? have been injured in a car accident, by medical malpractice, by a defective product, an animal bite or in any other way, there are a lot of questions that you may want to ask.

We have prepared this blog post and many more to come to answer some common questions we hear from our clients. Please note that we have prepared this material for general use and it is not tailored to any particular case or type of case.

HOW LONG WILL MY PERSONAL INJURY CASE TAKE?

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Why You Should Share Your Insurance Coverage With Your Injury Lawyer

When you are involved in a personal injury incident, whether you have been injured iWhy your insurance coverage is important to your injury lawyern a car accident, by medical malpractice, by a defective product, an animal bite or in any other way, there are a lot of questions that you may want to ask.

We have prepared this blog post and many more to come to answer some common questions we hear from our clients. Please note that we have prepared this material for general use and it is not tailored to any particular case or type of case.

WHAT DOES MY PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MY INSURANCE COVERAGE?

 

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