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12/20/2013
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Southeastern Connecticut | This holiday season | Don't drink and drive.

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for drunk driving arrests. This year make over Thanksgiving there were 62 DUI arrests. So, don't drink and drive over the holiday.

Category: Drunk Driving Law

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12/19/2013
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As long as you can operate your car you are driving under the DUI laws.

Connecticut is an "operation" state which means that as long as you can operate your car you are driving even if you are just sitting in the parking lot.

Category: Drunk Driving Law

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12/16/2013
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Don't drink and drive in Connecticut | Avoid the embarrassment.

This blog post is an example of someone who makes his living in the public eye as a broadcaster. He was arrested for DUI and now has to publicly apologize.

Category: Drunk Driving Law

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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.

Category: General

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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.

Category: General

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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.

Category: General

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11/5/2013
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Get the most out of your first meeting with your Groton, CT divorce lawyer.

This article explains how to get the most benefit out of your first meeting with your divorce lawyer for your Groton, Connecticut divorce case.

Category: Family Law

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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.

Category: General

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11/3/2013
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The three worst things you can do to screw up your Norwich, Connecticut car crash case.

The three worst things you can do to screw up your Norwich, Connecticut car crash case are (1) fail to take good pictures of your badly damaged car, (2) a lapse in medical care, and (3) forget about a relevant injury that occurred before the car crash.

Category: Car accidents

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11/1/2013
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Whistleblower in Southeastern CT | Report to governmental body or supervisor

When you make a whistleblower claim in Connecticut you will only be protected if your claim is make to the proper person. The law presently only protects to reports to a governmental body; not to a supervisor.

Category: Employment Law

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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.

Category: General

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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.

Category: General

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10/26/2013
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Retaliation claims just got harder to bring in Southeastern, Connecticut.

Retaliation claims just got harder to bring in Southeastern, Connecticut.

Category: Employment Law

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10/25/2013
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Connecticut uses an at fault system rather than a no fault system.

Connecticut uses an at fault system rather than a no fault system.

Category: Car accidents

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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.

Category: General

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10/23/2013
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Greed will destroy your injury case in New London, Connecticut.

When you examine your injury case in New London, Connecticut you should be modest in your demands because if you are greedy the jury will sense it, and penalize you for it.

Category: Auto Accidents

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10/22/2013
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Failure to diagnose and treat | Medical malpractice in New London, Connecticut

When a medical malpractice case is based on the failure to diagnose and treat you must focus on what harm was caused by the failure to diagnose.

Category: Medical Malpractice

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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.

Category: General

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10/6/2013
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Victim of a drunk driver | CT has a great office of victims services.

In Connecticut, there is a great office of victim services.

Category: Victim of drunk driving.

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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.

Category: General

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9/26/2013
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Victim of a drunk driver? You will get a call from the prosecutor.

You should expect an important call from the state's attorney about your drunk driving case.

Category: Victim of drunk driving.

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9/25/2013
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Person who sends a text to someone else is liable for damages caused.

A court ruled that a person can be liable for damages for sending a text when the person receiving the text ends up getting into a car crash.

Category: Auto Accidents

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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.

Category: General

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9/6/2013
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Four things to know about Medial Leave In New London, Connecticut.

Many people believe they have rights to medical leave when they don't. Here are four things you should about the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Category: Employment Law

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