Legal Blog of Attorney Jim Miron

Connecticut Injury Attorney Serving Bridgeport, New Haven, Stamford & Waterbury, CT


The Most Dangerous Highways In America

May 25, 2017

Every year, over 30,000 people are killed in road crashes in the United States. Use our map to see the highway with highest rates of fatal accidents in your state and explore each highway in more detail in the interactive grid below

Methodology: To determine the most dangerous highway in each US state, Geotab calculated a Fatal Crash Rate that is based on the annual number of road fatalities and fatal crashes according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, adjusted for the average daily traffic counts provided by the…

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May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May 18, 2017

It’s Spring! The time of year when riders will be pulling their motorcycles out of the garage, doing a little maintenance, and hitting the roads. In recognition of this, May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month because it is important to understand motorcyclists rights and privileges, which are the same rights and privileges as cars.

Share the Road!

Motorcyclists have the same rights and privileges as ALL drivers on the road. This means they are entitled to their space on the road, no matter the size of their ride. This also means that they must follow the same road laws as all drivers, including keeping a safe distance from other vehicles. During…

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Volkswagen Recalls Some 2016-2017 Cars

May 15, 2017

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016-2017 CC vehicles. Incorrect front seat VW CC Head Restraint Recallhead restraints (rests) have been installed in some of the affected vehicles. This manufacturing error may result in the seat occupant’s head being inadequately restrained in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety…

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Ford Brothers Wholesale Meats, Inc. Recalls Beef Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

May 09, 2017

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2017 – Ford Brothers Wholesale Meats, Inc., a West Valley, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,015 pounds of beef patties due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection…

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Internet Privacy: ISPs get green light to sell users’ web history

March 28, 2017

Internet Privacy? The US Senate has voted to eliminate broadband privacy rules that would have required ISPs (Internet Service Providers) to get consumers’ explicit consent before selling or sharing web browsing data and other private data with advertisers as well as other companies.

Seems that the UK’s Snooper’s Charter was only the beginning of a much more worrying global trend of eroding internet privacy.

 ISP now stands for “invading subscriber privacy”

… in the words of senator Ed Markey, a Democrat.

The Republican-…

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Blue Buffalo Company Recalling Some BLUE Wilderness® Rocky Mountain Recipe Dog Food

March 18, 2017

Wilton, CT – Blue Buffalo Company Recalling Some BLUE Wilderness® Rocky Mountain Recipe Dog Food

Blue Buffalo Company is voluntarily recalling one production lot of BLUE Wilderness® Rocky Mountain RecipeTM Red Meat Dinner Wet Food for Adult Dogs, as the product has the potential to contain elevated levels of naturally- occurring beef thyroid hormones, according to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Dogs ingesting high levels of beef thyroid hormones may exhibit symptoms such as increased thirst and urination, weight loss, increased heart rate and restlessness. These…

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Volvo Recalling Certain 2017 Vehicles

March 13, 2017

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced that

. The affected vehicles have driver and front passenger seat side mounted side air bags (SAB) with inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash…

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High Health Risk! Picone Meat Specialties, LTD. Recalls Pork Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen 

March 11, 2017

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2017 – Picone Meat Specialties, LTD., a Mamaroneck, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,750 pounds of salami products due to misbranding and undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain non-fat dry milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

The dry fermented salami products were produced on various dates from April 1, 2016 through Jan. 18, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: […

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Category: Personal Injury

Recall Watch: Swings, apple sauce and orzo salad pulled from shelves

March 01, 2017

Little Tikes is recalling 540,000 2-in-1 Snug’n Secure pink toddler swings, as there have been reports of the swings breaking and hurting children. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, there have been 140 cases of broken swings, and 39 injuries to children including abrasions, bruises, cuts, bumps to the head, and two cases where a child broke an arm. The swings have a pink T-shaped restraint in front with a Little Tikes logo and are suspended by four yellow ropes. Whole Foods Market is recalling “Our Chefs’ Own” Spinach Orzo Salad sold in Connecticut — and four other states — due to an undeclared tree nut allergen.