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What Family Members Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

When coping with the untimely and preventable loss of a family member, filing a wrongful death lawsuit can be an important part of the recovery process. Not only can legal action provide closure, but it can also provide much-needed relief from the financial strain resulting from your loved one’s death. While filing a wrongful death […]

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Compensatory Damages Versus Punitive Damages | Ventura Law

Compensatory Damages vs. Punitive Damages

Damages is the legal term for the compensation you can recover in a personal injury claim. Although most injury victims are concerned with the total dollar amount for which they can be compensated, it is important to understand that different types of damages may be recoverable depending on the details of the case. Broadly speaking, […]

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Is a Property Owner Liable for Accidents? | Ventura Law

Signs of Property Owner Negligence

In order to recover financial compensation after a slip and fall accident in Connecticut or New York, you need to be able to prove that someone else is to blame for your injuries. In many cases, the liable party is the property owner. Property owners have a legal duty to keep their premises safe for […]

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Proving a Property Owner Was Negligent

How Do You Prove Premises Liability?

If you were injured in an accident on someone else’s property, you may have a premises liability claim. In Connecticut and New York, property owners can be held liable for many different types of premises-related accidents, and most property owners have insurance that covers premises liability claims. But, in order to file a successful premises […]

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What Is My Wrongful Death Claim Worth?

How Much Is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Worth?

Nothing can truly replace a lost loved one. From the shock of grief to the sudden financial difficulties that often accompany such a loss, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by a death in the family. This is especially true when you lose your relative due to someone else’s negligence. If another party’s negligence led […]

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How to Prove Medical Malpractice

Is Medical Malpractice Difficult to Prove?

Medical malpractice is one of the most complex areas of injury law. In addition to navigating the highly technical aspects of modern medicine, attorneys who handle these claims must also challenge the judgment and actions of people entrusted with life-and-death decisions. If you suspect that errors on the part of one or more healthcare providers […]

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Getting Started on a Slip and Fall Injury Claim

Building Your Slip and Fall Injury Claim

Winter brings a significant amount of inclement weather to the Tri-State Area. People moving in and out of properties track in snow and slush, resulting in more wear and tear on flooring and carpets and a greater need for diligent maintenance. These conditions create a “perfect storm” for more people to slip and fall. If […]

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Filing a Birth Injury Claim

Do I Have a Birth Injury Claim?

Children who are born with disabilities or suffer an adverse event early in their development may face a lifetime of hardship. When this happens, families are overwhelmed with a number of questions. One of the most persistent questions is “Why?” If you suspect that the issues your child is facing are the result of an […]

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When to Contact a Slip and Fall Lawyer

Should I Get a Lawyer for a Slip and Fall?

When you fall on someone else’s property, your first emotions are likely pain and confusion. The pain of your injuries should drive you to get medical care, but what should you do after that? After a slip and fall, many clients wonder: Was the accident my fault? Was the accident someone else’s fault? Who is […]

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When to File a Dog Bite Lawsuit

How Long Do I Have to Sue for a Dog Bite?

Most of the time, dogs are well-behaved, loyal companions. However, the loyalty to their owners can result in aggression in certain situations. Dog owners have an obligation to warn others and take reasonable precautions to prevent their pets from attacking. When they fail in these duties, the victims of dog bites and other injuries have […]

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