Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers

  • What Can You Do Before Inclement Weather to Help Prevent Slip and Fall Accidents?

    - February 23, 2017

     When bad weather strikes and there’s snow and ice on the ground, most people worry about driving conditions. They reduce their speed. They make sure that their lights are on when it’s snowing. They make sure that they have plenty of windshield wiper fluid in reserve and that they have…

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  • What are the Early Signs of Toxic Metal Poisoning?

    - February 22, 2017

     Lead poisoning has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. It comes from a variety of sources, including lead paint that was used to paint buildings years ago, lead plumbing, lead from well water, and even in playground equipment and toys that are imported into the United States from China….

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  • What are the Differences between the Legal Standards of Temporary Total Disability and Permanent Total Disability?

    - February 21, 2017

     Workers’ compensation is a no-fault insurance policy that employers provide for their workers in case of on-the-job injury or illness. The safety net represents security for the employee – they know that if they are hurt, their medical bills will be paid for and they will receive compensation for the…

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  • How to Approach a Stray Dog Without Scaring It

    - February 20, 2017

     If you are an animal lover, then there are few things that can pull at your heart strings like seeing a dog wandering around, clearly lost and alone. As much as you want to help the dog, whether by returning it to its owner or bringing it to a safe…

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  • Officers Aggressively Enforcing Ice Missile Law to Help Prevent Auto Accidents

    - February 09, 2017

     With the holidays and New Year behind us and spring still months ahead, we are faced with the day-to-day realities of winter’s harshest weather. Connecticut drivers know better than most that icy roads and winter storms bring real danger, especially when blizzards and fog create whiteout conditions. The nightly news…

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  • Snow Removal Facts and Tips

    - February 08, 2017

     Winters in Connecticut are certainly beautiful, but they are also a source of additional work for homeowners and those who are responsible for properties. When snow falls and ice accumulates on sidewalks, driveways and parking lot surfaces, you need to know what your responsibilities are for its removal, as well…

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  • Who is Responsible for Legal Fees in a Class Action Lawsuit?

    - February 07, 2017

     When you are injured by the acts of a person or entity and the injury was a result of their negligence, you have the right to file a personal injury lawsuit seeking compensation for the damages that you’ve suffered. But when you are one of many people who have suffered…

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  • What are the Differences Between a Manufactured Defective Product and a Designed Defective Product?

    - February 06, 2017

     Products that cause injuries to consumers are frequently the subject of legal claims for compensation. These claims are known as defective product or product liability lawsuits, and they are based on the notion that a manufacturer, designer, and supplier of a product has a legal obligation to exercise a duty…

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  • How Does Mandatory Arbitration Limit Your Ability to Sue Nursing Homes?

    - February 04, 2017

     Nobody wants to get involved in a lawsuit. This is partially because – obviously – nobody wants to suffer an injury that is worthy of filing a claim, and partially because the process can be stressful. Still, there is a certain level of comfort that we each have in knowing…

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  • Only Six Percent of Cases Filed Are Tort Related

    - February 02, 2017

     If you were to take a guess about what goes on inside of America’s civil court rooms, what percentage of cases heard would you guess are medical practice, slip and fall accidents, product liability cases and the like. Sixty percent? Seventy-five percent? More? If your guess was anywhere above ten…

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