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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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What Should I Do After a Slip and Fall?

What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

The moments immediately after a fall are filled with pain and confusion. Many people are unaware of what caused them to slip or trip, oftentimes leading to the belief that the fall was the result of clumsiness or inattention. However, many slip and fall accidents can be traced to unsafe conditions on a property. If […]

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Premises Liability Litigation

What Is a Premises Liability Claim?

Property owners are responsible for ensuring the safety of the grounds, buildings, and other areas of the premises which they own. Whether it is cleaning up, removing a hazard, or making repairs to alleviate a potential danger, there is a legal requirement for owners to be vigilant in the maintenance of their properties. If you […]

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