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Wheelchair Injuries. Are Nursing Homes Liable in These Cases?

Many people in nursing homes need the help a wheelchair can provide as a means to move about without the risk of falling. That is, if their use is properly supervised. Sadly, most nursing homes are for-profit businesses, and all too often understaffed. Understaffing leads to employee fatigue and often to lapses in care. These… read more →

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New Warnings About Pesticide Contamination of Food Supplies

It’s a fact that adding more fruits and vegetables to one’s diet improves health and longevity. It’s also a fact that some fruits and vegetables carry high levels of pesticide residues that can cause harm. Consumer Reports has now published a study that examines five years of U.S. Department of Agriculture data showing that in… read more →

Best Lawyers 2021

RisCassi & Davis Again Honored by Best Lawyers

RisCassi & Davis, Connecticut’s personal injury law firm, is pleased to announce that ten (10) of our lawyers have been named to the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, considered the foremost resource for the best legal talent worldwide Best Lawyers has published their list of top attorneys for over three decades, earning… read more →

Tools Insurance Companies Use to Pay You Less for Your Injury

Have you been injured in an accident that was the fault of another party? Chances are you’ll be filing a claim, called a third-party claim, with that person’s insurance company. As soon as you do that, the considerable resources available to the big insurers swing into action.  Understanding the tricks of the insurance trade is… read more →

Injured in a Truck Accident? Who Do You Hold Legally Responsible?

Tractor-trailer trucks crash and injure, or kill a person, every 15 minutes in the U.S.  Annually, there are approximately 500,000 truck accidents in the U.S. Collisions between trucks and cars are often catastrophic for passengers in the smaller vehicle.  In fact, ninety-seven percent of all deaths in crashes involving large trucks involve passengers in their cars…. read more →

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Is it Time to Ban Roundup in the U.S.?

Did you know that over 40 countries have placed bans or significant restrictions on the use of the herbicide Roundup and glyphosate, a major component of many common herbicides? Those countries include the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Austria, Sweden, Portugal, Spain, Canada, and Australia. Mexico and India have just announced bans. Why has each… read more →

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Attorneys Andrew Groher and Brendan Faulkner Named 2021 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers

Attorneys Andrew Groher and Brendan Faulkner at the Hartford personal injury law firm of RisCassi & Davis, have just been named the Best Lawyers’ 2021 Lawyers of the Year in Hartford (Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs respectively).  Best Lawyers is considered the foremost resource for the outstanding legal talent… read more →

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Is My Personal Injury Settlement Taxable?

We often get questions about whether a personal injury settlement is taxable. The answer is a bit complicated. Here are the facts… As a general rule, taxes are only due on the portion of your injury settlement that covers lost income and lost future earnings.  You may want to seek the guidance of an accountant… read more →

Storm damage - a fallen tree.

When A Tree Falls, Who’s Liable?

As many of us have seen or experienced first-hand following Tropical Storm Isaias, downed trees can cause considerable devastation, and the cost of repairs can be expensive—especially when the damaged property is not covered by insurance. When the tree is located on your property, it’s clearly your responsibility to pay for any needed repairs. But… read more →

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