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October 2017 Archives

3 key areas that may lead to premises liability injuries

Every week, customers suffer serious injuries when they encounter a hazardous condition while visiting a local business or other public venue. However, a consumer may be unsure as to whether the business can be held accountable for his or her physical injuries. While there may be other factors involved in a particular incident, there are three key points that may help establish a valid premises liability lawsuit for those injured in such a manner in Connecticut.

State revises car seat laws to prevent injuries in car accidents

For years, parents have been advised to keep infants in rear-facing car seats until they reach the age of 12 months. However, pediatricians have been advocating for these youngest passengers to remain in a rear-facing position until the age of 24 months, and lawmakers have now concurred. Connecticut children may have better odds of avoiding serious injuries during car accidents with this change.

Breed bans are intended to prevent serious animal bites

On any given day, the news media may feature a story concerning a serious attack caused by a family pet. In spite of the number of states that have responded by enacting breed specific laws (BSL), the risks of becoming a victim of animal bites have not dropped appreciably. Unfortunately, as many Connecticut residents know all too well, any pet with teeth can bite.