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U.S. Chamber of Commerce vs. Consumer Rights

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is an organization who’s stated mission is to “advocate for pro-business policies that create jobs and grow our economy.” Apparently – that mission also includes restricting the ability of consumers harmed by negligent corporations to access the civil justice system (something corporate America likes to call “tort reform.”) You see… read more →

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How a 1909 Buick Runabout Helped Shape U.S. Law

When a car’s faulty design leads to a series of accidents, consumers know they can go to court with some expectation of receiving reparations for their injuries. Right? It wasn’t always this way… Many of our current consumer rights can be traced back to precedent-setting cases – many that are decades old. Take the case… read more →

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Frivolous Lawsuits. Examined.

Various corporate and political interests like to claim that many lawsuits are both frivolous and a scourge on America. They claim these suits are brought by “ambulance chasing” lawyers making false claims simply to make a buck. These same “interests” claim that “frivolous” lawsuits are costly, that they’re destroying the American way of life, and… read more →

Ford Pinto

What the Ford Pinto Case Can Teach Us Almost 50 Years Later

Ford Motor Company once manufactured a car called the Ford Pinto.  It entered the U.S. market in 1970. Its’ mission for Ford?  Stem the flow of car sales to Japanese companies such as Honda, Toyota and Nissan (then called Datsun). Yes – it was a time of rising car imports in America and Detroit was… read more →

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Beware of the First Snowfall…

Winter weather brings unmistakably dangerous driving conditions to Connecticut. But are some wintery days worse than others? That’s what researchers at the University of Michigan wanted to know. To conduct their study, the team at Michigan examined federal accident statistics over 25 years and linked the 1.4 million fatal crashes to weather conditions in the… read more →

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The Corruption of Medical Research and the Danger It Poses

One of the world’s most renowned cancer researchers, Dr. Jose Baselga, a man who served as Chief Medical Officer for the prestigious Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, recently resigned his post in disgrace. Why? Because the New York Times revealed he had repeatedly failed to disclose that drug and device companies were paying him millions… read more →

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RisCassi & Davis Attorneys Again Recognized by Super Lawyers

We are pleased to announce that all fourteen (14) of our attorneys at RisCassi & Davis have been named as Connecticut Super Lawyers or Connecticut Rising Stars for 2018. We are also pleased to announce that attorney Michael C. Jainchill has been named by Super Lawyers as a Top 10 Attorney in Connecticut and a… read more →

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Is Tesla Misleading Consumers on Safety?

For some time now, Tesla Motors has been advertising a feature of its cars called semi-automated autopilot. Semi-automated autopilot purportedly “matches speed to traffic conditions, keeps the vehicle within a lane, automatically change lanes without requiring driver input, transitions from one freeway to another, exits the freeway when your destination is near and self-parks when… read more →

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The Dangerous Myth of Multitasking While Driving

We have written often about the dangers of distracted driving. It’s a serious problem on Connecticut roads – causing thousands of car accidents annually. So why do drivers do it? According to brain specialists – the behavior is tied in part to a belief that the human brain can multitask – or literally do several… read more →

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