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Your Medical Malpractice Claim

How Do You Know If You Have a Case for Medical Malpractice?

You are in pain, you are suffering, and you suspect that your doctor may be to blame. Could you have a case for medical malpractice? Unfortunately, this is a question that far too many patients in Connecticut and New York are forced to ask. Medical mistakes are alarmingly common, and the risk of malpractice is […]

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Liability for Slip Fall Injuries

Who Is Liable for Slip and Fall Injuries?

Slips and falls can cause serious injuries, and the costs of recovering from these injuries can be substantial. If you have suffered a permanent disability or your doctor has told you that your pain is unlikely to ever fully go away, the financial and non-financial costs could be far greater. With this in mind, if […]

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Medical Malpractice Signs

What to Do If You Suspect Medical Malpractice

As patients, we trust in our doctors when it comes to preventative care, diagnosis, treatment, and so much more. Unfortunately, if they make an error in our medical care, it may be difficult to recognize before the consequences become severe. Medical malpractice is a major problem in Connecticut, New York, and throughout the United States. […]

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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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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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CTE

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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Human Trafficking

America’s Invisible Crime: Child Sex Trafficking

By: Attorney Valerie B. Calistro, Managing Partner “Human Trafficking” is known as an “invisible crime” because it’s all around us, but a lot of us don’t see it, or are ignoring the signs.  As much as no one wants to talk about it, it’s important that we do. Unfortunately, the sad reality is that child […]

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Teen Suicide

Teen Suicide

The release of Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why”, a show about a 17 year-old schoolgirl who takes her own life and leaves behind the 13 reasons why she did it, propelled teenage suicide into the mainstream. Concerned parents and educators raised issues with what some believed was the shows ideation of suicide and its portrayal. Worryingly, […]

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Dangers of E-Cigarettes

The Dangers of E-Cigarettes

By Agostinho J. Ribeiro, Esq., CEO, Ventura Law Marketed as a “safer” smoking alternative to regular cigarettes, the popularity of electronic cigarettes – otherwise known as E-cigs – has grown significantly over the last few years.  An electronic cigarette is a battery-operated device that emits doses of vaporized nicotine, or non-nicotine solutions, for the user […]

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