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Can You Claim for Tooth Damage After a Crash or Fall?

Posted by Jim Miron | Aug 02, 2022 | 0 Comments

Losing or breaking a tooth can be a stressful – not to mention painful – experience. However, if your teeth are damaged due to someone else's carelessness, you're probably also wondering whether you can claim compensation. Luckily, it might be possible to make a personal injury claim for such d...

The Importance of Wearing a Motorcycle Helmet

Posted by Jim Miron | Jul 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

In Connecticut, there's no legal requirement for adult riders to wear motorcycle helmets. That said, motorcycle accidents can result in life-changing – if not fatal – injuries, so here's why helmets matter. The Dangers of Riding Without a Helmet Helmets are designed to minimize head and neck ...

How Defective Tires Can Cause Crashes

Posted by Jim Miron | Jul 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

A tire is defective when it's damaged or worn in such a way that it's no longer safe to use. Vehicle crashes caused by damaged tires can be extremely serious – or even fatal – but how do tire defects cause crashes in the first place, and who is responsible if you're injured due to a faulty tire? ...

Sudden Emergency Doctrine: A Defense to Vehicle Collisons, Crashes and Wrecks

Posted by Jim Miron | Jul 07, 2022 | 0 Comments

When the driver of a car, motorcycle, or truck that hits you claims that they had a sudden medical emergency. This person might argue they’re not responsible for the crash – or your injuries – if they lost consciousness or incurred some other medical emergency and couldn’t stop the accident from happening. Is this a legitimate defense, though? Well, it depends. Below, I’ll explain how this “sudden emergency” defense works, why it might be problematic for victims, and how a personal injury attorney can help you get the compensation you deserve in these cases.  

Exploding Seatbelts?!?!?

Posted by Jim Miron | Jul 04, 2022 | 0 Comments

On June 23, 2022 Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Sorento Hybrid and 2022 Sorento Plug-in Hybrid vehicles. In the event of a crash, the front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioner(s) may explode upon deployment. An exploding seat belt pretensioner can project metal fragments into the vehicle, striking vehicle occupants and resulting in injury.

Investigating Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

Posted by Jim Miron | Apr 26, 2022 | 0 Comments

1 in 6 people 60 years and older experienced some form of abuse in community settings during the past year. Rates of elder abuse are high in institutions such as nursing homes and long-term care facilities, with 2 in 3 staff reporting that they have committed abuse in the past year. Rates of elder abuse have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Elder abuse can lead to serious physical injuries and long-term psychological consequences. Elder abuse is predicted to increase as many countries are experiencing rapidly ageing populations. The global population of people aged 60 years and older will more than double, from 900 million in 2015 to about 2 billion in 2050.

What You Need to Know About Dog Attacks

Posted by Jim Miron | Apr 15, 2022 | 0 Comments

Dog Bites and Injuries Under Connecticut Law In Connecticut, state law states that anyone that owns or keeps a dog is strictly liable for any damage caused by the dog, regardless of whether the owner or keeper of the dog was negligent in controlling the dog. Simply put, if a dog bites or caused...

Top Five Injuries from Falling

Posted by Jim Miron | Mar 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

Obviously snow and ice is slippery and can lead to slips and falls that result in injuries, but there are all sorts of reasons other than snow and ice that cause people, slip, trip, and fall. Injuries from falls range from only embarrassment to serious and can even death as in one case I had. The five most common types of injuries suffered from a slip and fall on ice include:

Social Media Mistakes to Avoid When Injured Due to the Fault of Another

Posted by Jim Miron | Mar 02, 2022 | 0 Comments

When you experience trauma, such as being injured due to the fault of another, it’s only natural to want to talk about it with someone. These days, that “someone” is often social media itself. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok, to name a few, are easy ways to vent frustration. There are times when sharing experiences with your online community is okay, but if you or someone you love has been injured due to the fault of another person or a company, you want to avoid posting anything online because many claims and cases have been seriously jeopardize, even ruined, as a result of posting on social media. I have personally seen it happen. However, if you cannot help yourself and are going to post online, keep these tips in mind:

WINTER DANGER: BLACK ICE

Posted by Jim Miron | Feb 22, 2022 | 0 Comments

During a Connecticut Winter, whether you are driving or walking outside in freezing conditions, you face the increased risk of losing control and being injured due to black ice. Therefore, it is important to know what black ice is and when it’s most likely to appear.

8 Ways to Make a Vehicle Crash Much Worse

Posted by Jim Miron | Jan 31, 2022 | 0 Comments

A motor vehicle collision, crash, or wreck will ruin your day. It’s natural to feel angry and emotional after another driver hits you. Although difficult, it’s best to keep communication between yourself and the other driver as limited and cordial as possible. Failure to do so will only make a bad situation worse. 

Judge Dismisses Challenge to Religious Exemption Elimination

Posted by Jim Miron | Jan 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging a law passed last year that eliminated Connecticut's long-standing religious exemption from childhood immunization requirements for schools, colleges and day care facilities, saying the state has an interest in protecting the health of Connecticut's students.

Some Best Practices for Dealing with Flashbacks and Obsessional Thoughts Regarding a Traumatic Event Such as a Car Wreck

Posted by Jim Miron | Dec 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

When someone goes through a traumatic event, the potential for flashbacks and obsessive thoughts regarding that event can affect that individual’s mental and physical health. We are continually learning about how an individual can harness the powers of the brain to help enhance overall health. If you have been involved in a car collision, crash, or wreck it is important to understand how you can help yourself manage the aftereffects.

Commercial Vehicles = Heavy Duty Responsibility 

Posted by Jim Miron | Dec 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that the number of people who died in large truck crashes was 31 percent higher in 2019 than in 2009, when it was the lowest it has been since the collection of fatal crash data began in 1975. 16% percent of these deaths were truck occupants, 67% were occupants of cars and other passenger vehicles, and 15% were pedestrians, bicyclists, or motorcyclists. 

Connecticut’s Most Dangerous Highways and Intersections

Posted by Jim Miron | Dec 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Connecticut may be a small state, but it would be a mistake to believe it does not contain dangerous highways and intersections. These highways and intersections are the locations of many serious collisions that cause severe injuries and even death. It is important to be extra cautious if you are...

Considering Chronic and Permanent Health Problems After a Car Collision

Posted by Jim Miron | Dec 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

Calculating the value of a personal injury case is part “science” and part “art” as there is no formula the law mandates using. As such, if you have been injured in a collision, then it is important that you speak to an experienced personal injury attorney right away to ensure that you are properly protected and receive full, fair, just, and reasonable compensation for your injuries.

Is it Worth Hiring a Lawyer After Minor Fender Bender?

Posted by Jim Miron | Nov 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you’re involved in a fender bender that, at least at first glance, doesn’t seem to have caused any serious damage or injury, you may wonder if you need to hire an attorney to sue the other driver or their insurance company. It can feel irrational to get an attorney involved, after all there are a lot of stereotypes associated with personal injury lawyers and people that make legal claims. However, you should never feel guilty about seeking legal advice or retaining an attorney to protect your rights.

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