Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers

  • What Workers Should Know About Workers’ Compensation Coverage

    - August 18, 2017

    Despite so many working in the workforce, few understand the intricacies that come with Workers’ Compensation coverage for workers. To begin with, these benefits are on a no-fault basis. That means if the actions of an employee led to their injury, they can still be covered. This is one of…

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  • Can You Be Sued for More Than Your Insurance Company Covers?

    - August 18, 2017

    Personal injury falls into many categories from medical mishaps to slip and fall accidents, to car accidents and beyond. These injuries can range from mild to extreme and happen every day. However, when you are the one at fault rather than injured, complications can arise. Even when the person at…

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  • Establishing Legal Liability in a Wrongful Death Suit

    - August 11, 2017

    When a loved one passes away due to the negligence of another, it is an emotionally charged time. In many cases, the family isn’t necessarily concerned with financial compensation. Instead, they are seeking justice. However, these cases go beyond finding justice for someone who has died. The cases look at…

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  • Toxic Tort Law in Lead Poisoning Cases

    - August 08, 2017

    Toxic Tort Law aims to address the issues that arise when people are exposed to toxic substances to no fault of their own. This includes industrial chemicals, pesticides, lead-based paint, medicine and toxins in the environment. This law is related to and considered a subset of, personal injury law. It…

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  • Delaying Retirement and Pensions: How They Affect Social Security

    - August 03, 2017

    As retirement approaches, many wonder which year is the best to finally leave their careers. Depending on individual circumstances, the year they should consider leaving their company and starting their golden years can greatly vary. For some, waiting around a couple extra years could mean a much bigger check each…

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  • Class Action or Group Lawsuits in a Small Claims Court

    - July 31, 2017

    In a small claims court, class action lawsuits technically do not exist. However, there is a group lawsuit that can be created and operates similarly to a class action lawsuit. In these cases, a large number of people have the same grievance and will sue the same defendant at the…

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  • How to Determine What Caused a Truck Accident

    - July 27, 2017

    In the past two decades, the occurrence of truck-related accidents has increased by 20% with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reporting 4,897 individuals died and 130,000 individuals were injured in 2002 alone. In general, large trucks only account for 3% of injury-causing motor vehicle accidents. However, unlike other crashes,…

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  • Common Defective Product-Related Injuries

    - July 25, 2017

    When injury results from a product that consumers thought they could assume was safe for use, it is considered a defective product. Whether the product was a choking hazard or caused a major injury by exploding, the manufacturer is liable for what happens with their product within reason. For example,…

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  • Suing a Town or School in Connecticut for a Personal Injury

    - July 18, 2017

    Towns and boards of education have a duty of care to the community in terms of safety measures, but there are times they come up short. Personal injury law in Connecticut, in general, can become very complicated, especially with the addition of governmental immunity and the muddled laws surrounding filing…

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  • Nursing Home Abuse: Who is Liable for Damages?

    - July 12, 2017

    When you begin to recognize the signs of elderly abuse in one of your loved ones, you will likely want to act immediately. However, even knowing the abuse is happening at a nursing home doesn’t always make it easier to know who is responsible for the damages caused by the…

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