Lawsuit filed against a Northbridge Healthcare Center

Erik Siegel and Kelly Ferraro have filed a lawsuit against a Northbridge Healthcare Center in Bridgeport Superior Court on behalf of the Estate of a client who died following being negligently dropped from a defective Hoyer lift in her room causing our client to violently land on her head and sustain a catastrophic and subsequently … Continued

Can You Sue a Gun Manufacturer for a Homicide?

In 2106, nearly 200 people were killed by firearms in Connecticut – a figure that doesn’t even include suicides and accidental shootings. Since the nation’s four largest tobacco companies agreed to a 1998 settlement of over $200 billion in compensation for the damaging effects of cigarettes, might the same legal principle be applied to gun … Continued

The Use of Expert Witnesses in Personal Injury Cases

Unlike an ordinary witness, an expert witness offers opinion evidence rather than fact evidence. For example, an ordinary witness might testify that he saw the defendant’s pickup truck run a red light and collide with the plaintiff’s vehicle. An expert witness, on the other hand, might testify that the plaintiff’s chronic back pain was caused … Continued

Connecticut Testosterone Medication Risks Lawyers

Endocrine Society Warns of Testosterone Therapy Heart Risks According to the Endocrine Society, older men who are prescribed testosterone replacement therapy to treat symptoms of low T such as decreased muscle or bone mass, fatigue or low libido should be warned about the possible risk of heart attack and other heart-related problems. The statement issued … Continued

Connecticut Mental Health Lawyers

Connecticut Mental Health Services Expects $10 M Hit Connecticut mental health services is expecting at least a $10 million hit in the form of cuts to state grants beginning July 1 which could result in an inability to treat everyone who needs it. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed the cuts last year based on an … Continued

Connecticut Medication Fatality Lawyers

ISMP Reports on Medication Deaths A new report from the ISMP (Institute for Safe Medication Practices) shows that medication-related deaths are on the rise in the United States. According to the recent ISMP QuarterWatch report based on all adverse event reports submitted to the FDA in 2012, 45,421 patient deaths were linked to medications last … Continued

Connecticut Severe Birth Injury Law Firm

10-Year Old Girl Awarded $3 Million in Birth Injury Case A 10-year old girl was awarded $3 million in a birth injury case on Thursday, June 30, 2011. Hannah Tilton was born with severe mental retardation. She has to eat through a feeding tube and is limited to a wheelchair. She is also blind and … Continued

Do I Qualify to Participate in a Bad Drug Lawsuit?

How many chemicals are you exposed to in an average day? That’s a rhetorical question, of course, because the number is too great to count. Most of this exposure is unavoidable. But when you are prescribed a pharmaceutical, and the very medicine that was supposed to help you ends up hurting you – well, that … Continued

Can You Claim for a Concussion?

Slip and fall accidents, street fighting and contact sports can all cause concussions. In fact, in one sport, boxing, the object of the game is to give your opponent a concussion by knocking him out. Motor vehicle accidents, however, are the most common cause of concussions. Like other forms of personal injury, it is possible … Continued

What Are the Different Kinds of Product Liability Claims?

The Connecticut product liability statute governs products liability claims in Connecticut. There are two main ways of classifying products liability claims: based on the nature of the product defect, and based on the theory of liability. Three types of defects can be alleged: a design defect, a manufacturing defect, or a warning defect. Each of … Continued