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Would You Know What to Do If Injured on A Construction Site?

If you’re ever injured in a construction accident, the important thing to remember is that temporary disability or workers compensation benefits will likely be less than the amount you earned while working. What’s more, there may be an entity other than your employer responsible for your injuries. Safety is a shared responsibility on construction projects…. read more →

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Is There a Solution for Drowsy Teen Drivers

Research now shows that drivers who are sleep deprived are as dangerous as drivers who have had three or four drinks before getting behind the wheel. Put another way – a drowsy driver is essentially a drunk driver. Did you know teen drivers are particularly prone to this problem? Researchers now believe later school start… read more →

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Distracted Driving Stats That Will Keep You Awake at Night

Driver distractions cause great harm… Just how much harm? Here’s a refresher: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) classifies distracted driving as (a) visual tasks, those that cause a driver to divert his or her attention from the road (e.g., checking the speedometer), (b) manual tasks, requiring a  driver to remove one or both… read more →

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Sobering Facts About Traffic Safety in America

Did you know that you have a one in seventy-seven chance of dying in a car accident in your lifetime? Not to be maudlin – but we thought it would be useful to look at all available stats on traffic safety to help you understand just how dangerous driving in America really is. So here… read more →

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Do Corporations Have Too Much Power? (Yup)

When a product causes harm, the company manufacturing that product often knows of its dangers longer before the harm occurs. How do we know? Because lawsuits filed on behalf of injured people routinely seek internal company records to learn as much as possible about how products are developed and manufactured. Those records often reveal internal… read more →

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Is a Consumer Watchdog Agency Coming Back to Life?

With the passage of the Consumer Product Safety Act in 1972, consumers in the U.S. gained a federal agency charged with “protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction.” That agency is called the Consumer Product Safety… read more →

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Is Amazon Making Connecticut Roads More Dangerous?

Amazon, an online shopping website, was launched in 1994 out of Jeff Bezos’ garage.  The company started by selling books online.  Bezos often delivered packages for shipping to the post office himself. Today it’s the largest online retailer in the world – with an average of over 4,000 items sold every minute of every day…. read more →

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Some Days Are More Dangerous for Driving than Others

Despite all the new car technology designed to help drivers avoid car accidents on our roads – the rate of accidents remains stubbornly high. Given this fact, we thought it might be useful to break the car accident data down to see if there are any clues as to where the greatest dangers lie. Here… read more →

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Sexual Predators Exploiting New Ways to Target Children

These numbers reveal a frightening fact: One in nine girls and one in fifty-three boys under the age of 18 experience sexual abuse or assault at the hands of an adult. 82% of all victims under 18 are female. Females ages 16-19 are four times more likely than the general population to be victims of rape, attempted rape, or sexual… read more →

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