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1/21/2017
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Am I required to attend jury selection in Connecticut?

Board certified Connecticut civil trial attorney explains that you should always attend jury selection in a Connecticut personal injury case.

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8/15/2015
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Criminal law | Groton, Connecticut | Death Penalty outlawed

The Connecticut Supreme Court decided that the death penalty is unconstitutional.

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10/7/2014
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You can't enjoy life in pain. You have the right to have your case heard.

Our court system recognizes the right to seek compensation for an injury caused by someone's negligence.

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9/18/2014
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Crack down on distracted driving in Connecticut in September 2014 due to federal funds.

Connecticut received 2.3 million dollars in federal funds to crash down on distracted driving which means texting while driving.

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5/14/2014
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The three most common misconceptions about personal injury lawsuits in Connecticut.

The three most common misconceptions about personal injury lawsuits in Connecticut are that the property owner is not always liable for a fall down on their property, the plaintiff will have to pay back their medical bills, and juries are conservative.

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4/26/2014
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Testosterone therapy can be dangerous and lead to serious injury

Many man take testosterone therapy with AndroGel when that therapy will increase the change of heart attack and stroke.

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11/11/2013
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Generic drug personal injury claims | State law failure to warn claims are preempted.

Personal injury claims based on state law failure to warn are preempted by the federal regulatory scheme according the US Supreme Court.

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11/10/2013
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Overuse of antipsychotic drugs leads to neurological disorder tardive dyskinesia.

The overuse or long term use of antipsychotic drugs can lead to the neurological disorder tardiv dyskinesia.

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11/6/2013
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Injury on public land in Connecticut | The government might be immune from suit

In Connecticut, the laws of recreational use immunity make no sense because the laws make arbitrary distinctions based upon the particular location of the injury.

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11/4/2013
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What is your East Lyme injury case worth | You are not required to follow legal advice but you probably should.

When you hire a personal injury lawyer one of the most important services the lawyer can offer is a good estimate of the fair settlement value of the case. You are not required to take their advice, but you probably should.

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10/29/2013
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Medical malpractice in New London, Connecticut | Foreign object left in the body

The statute of limitations for a medical malpractice claim when a foreign object is left in the body is totally unfair. That needs to be changed.

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10/28/2013
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Hyundai to recall Genesis cars to fix the brakes.

Hyundai will recall many of its Genesis cars to fix the brakes.

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10/24/2013
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Dog bite in New London, Connecticut | Rabies and tetanus.

If you are the victim of a dog bite attack in New London, Connecticut don't forget about tetanus, and to confirm that the dog had a rabies shot.

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10/8/2013
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My boss fired me, and claimed I quit | Unemployment in Southeastern, Connecticut.

If you quit or resign your position you are not entitled to receive unemployment benefits.

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9/30/2013
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Protect your job | Don't just give up and resign.

Connecticut employment lawyer explains why, when you resign, you give up very important rights.

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9/17/2013
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Degenerative changes on x ray are normal not a pre existing injury.

Degenerative changes are normal not a pre existing injury. Degenerative changes on x ray are frequently claimed to be pre-existing injuries. Not true.

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9/2/2013
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Bigger is not always better for the attorney client relationship. How to find a good lawyer for your case in New London, Connecticut.

Bigger is not always better for the attorney client relationship. How to find a good lawyer for your personal injury case in New London, Connecticut.

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9/1/2013
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Watch out for those "combined experience" lawyer adds, and what to ask when you find a lawyer for your personal injury case in Norwich, Connecticut.

How to find the right personal injury lawyer in Norwich, Connecticut, and what to watch out for when reading lawyer advertising.

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8/21/2013
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It is time to stop texting and driving in Groton, Connecticut. Watch the AT&T video now and show the video to your kids who drive.

It is time to stop texting and driving in Groton, Connecticut. Watch the AT&T video now and show your driving kids.

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8/20/2013
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Duty to avoid medical malpractice does not protect non-patients in Groton, Connecticut.

Duty to avoid malpractice does not protect non-patients in Groton, Connecticut according to the Connecticut Supreme Court.

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8/19/2013
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Proposed new regulations from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will make it more difficult to pursue your car accident case in New London, Connecticut.

Proposed new regulations from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will make it more difficult to pursue your car accident case in New London, CT.

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8/11/2013
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You might as well do a good job when you explain your harms and losses in your New London, Connecticut personal injury claim.

Do a good job when you explain your harm and losses in your personal injury claim in New London, Connecticut.

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8/7/2013
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For injured workers in Norwich, Connecticut with a disability, the widespread use of the AMA Guides to Permanent Impairment in Connecticut Workers Compensation cases is an unconstitutional delegation of legislative power.

For injured workers in Norwich, CT, the widespread use of the AMA Guides to Permanent Impairment in Connecticut Workers Compensation cases is unconstitutional.

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8/4/2013
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Why is work disability important for your personal injury case in Norwich, Connecticut.

Work disability is important for your personal injury case in Norwich, Connecticut because it is the only real measure to your lost earning capacity.

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