Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers

  • School Bus Accidents: How do they Happen?

    - August 27, 2018

    Recently, in a review of school bus safety, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), concluded that school buses are the safest vehicles on the road, safer even than driving your child to school in your car. Unfortunately, accidents can and do still happen, and as a parent, you have…

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  • Dog Bites Increase in the Summer: Who is Liable?

    - July 24, 2018

    Dog Bites Increase in the Summer: Who is Liable? During the warm summer months, children are out of school, and more people are outside at parks, playgrounds, neighborhoods, and other public spaces. It is no wonder that researchers and public health officials have noted an increase in reported cases of…

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  • The Dangers of Inflatable Pools

    - July 16, 2018

    Although they are very popular among families across the U.S., inflatable pools can pose life-threatening dangers. These products are often poorly made, structurally unsound, or have design flaws, primarily due to cost constraints. The result is often a poor design that lacks essential safety features. When an inflatable pool collapses or…

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  • Summer Bicycle Safety

    - June 29, 2018

    With summer in full swing, neighborhoods across Connecticut are full of children on bicycles, which unfortunately means that children are also increasingly getting hurt in bicycle accidents. Most bicycle accidents occur between May and September, and nearly 11% of bicycle accident fatalities involve children. During the summer, many children bike…

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  • Child Car Seat Safety for Summer Roadtrips

    - June 21, 2018

    This summer, families in Connecticut and across the nation will pack up their cars and will hit the road for vacation. If you have small children, it is critical that you keep them properly restrained in the car while driving. Incorrect usage of safety seats correlates to a 3 ½…

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  • Swimming Pool Accidents: Is the Property Owner Responsible?

    - May 30, 2018

    During the warm summer months, public and private swimming pools are a popular destination for adults and children. While pools are a great way to escape the summer heat, they also present specific hazards, especially if they are not properly maintained and if guests are not supervised. If you or…

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  • Observe National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month with the Team at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers

    - May 21, 2018

    Each May, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and motorcycle advocates encourage people to recognize the importance of safe driving when it comes to sharing the road with motorcycles. Because every vehicle has the same rights and responsibilities on our highways, streets, and roads, it is important to remember…

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  • Jonathan Perkins Has Been Nominated and Accepted as a 2018 AIOPIA’S 10 Best in Connecticut For Client Satisfaction

    - April 18, 2018

    The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Connecticut’s Personal Injury Attorney Jonathan Perkins as 2018 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top…

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  • Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers team attends Hartford Wolf Pack hockey game

    - April 11, 2018

    It was hockey night at the XL Center in Hartford for the Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers office team. Pictured at one of the last games of the AHL season for the Hartford Wolf Pack ice hockey team are staff members Shawn Von Briesen, Bob Brinchman, Connor Lynch, Milvette Betancourt and…

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  • What type of insurance coverage do Uber and Lyft drivers have in the event of an accident?

    - March 28, 2018

    Popular ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft are incredibly convenient, but what happens if a rideshare driver is involved in an accident? Ridesharing laws are evolving and may differ from state-to-state, so it is important to know what protections are available to you if you are hurt in an accident…

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