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Does Your Child Have Cerebral Palsy?

What Is Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral palsy can have a variety of severe effects on motor skills, mobility, and more. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, as many as four children for every 1,000 born in the United States have cerebral palsy, or CP. From a medical perspective, cerebral palsy occurs as a result of damage […]

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Consultation in Personal Injury Case

What to Look For in a Personal Injury Attorney

When you are seriously hurt, finding a lawyer might seem like more stress you don’t need. Your days are probably spent trying to navigate mazes of medical bills, travel to and from appointments with doctors, and adjust to the pain and possibly impairments from the injuries you have suffered. You may not realize it amid […]

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Scene of a Trucking Crash Accident

What to Do Following a Truck Accident

When it comes to recovering from a truck accident, there are two key aspects of the process: Protecting your health Protecting your legal rights Both are extremely important, and both require your immediate attention. Here are the steps you should take if you have been seriously injured in a truck accident in Connecticut or New […]

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Finding a Lawyer After a Motorcycle Wreck

How to Find the Right Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Recovering from the effects of a serious motorcycle accident can be extraordinarily difficult, especially if the crash resulted in the death of a loved one. But, choosing the right lawyer to help you assert your rights shouldn’t be difficult. When it comes to choosing a lawyer after a motorcycle accident, there are a number of […]

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Steps to Take After Car Accident

9 Steps to Take After a Car Accident

The steps you take after a car accident can make or break your claim for financial compensation. If you have been seriously injured, you need to make smart decisions about protecting your legal rights, and you need to make sure you avoid mistakes that could make it more difficult to secure fair financial compensation.  What […]

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Punitive Damages

What are Punitive Damages in a Personal Injury Claim?

“If you have been injured in an accident, you are entitled to just compensation.” This statement, which you will see frequently if you are looking for information about your legal rights online, addresses the primary means of securing a financial recovery if you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence or intentional misconduct.  However, […]

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When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

If you have been injured, should you hire a personal injury lawyer? Will a lawyer be able to help you recover your losses; or, will you be wasting your time (and theirs) by scheduling a free consultation? The truth is, after most types of accidents, it is hard to know whether you need a personal […]

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Cyber Bullying

Cyberbullying the Most Unfortunate Product of Our Online Culture

As the mom of a tween, I am so very mindful about my child’s interactions online.  I constantly remind my child to not talk to strangers on gaming sites, to never disclose personal information, and to never share photos.  And yet, although I do consider myself tech savvy, it was not until recently that I […]

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Organic Weed Control

The Advantages of Organic Weed Control

Weeds are an inevitable annoyance in any gardener’s life, invading lawns and creating extra work for even the most green-fingered of people. The use of synthetic chemicals has traditionally managed weeds – but at what cost to the environment? Chemical herbicides not only cause what is known as ‘soil persistence’ but they can also make […]

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Heard of ‘CTE?’ The New Awareness of Concussions

You might be aware of concussions, but do you know what CTE is? Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a degenerative brain disease that afflicts athletes, military veterans and others such as victims of domestic violence with a history of repetitive brain trauma.  People with CTE develop a protein called Tau, which forms clumps that slowly […]

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