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  • Winter Weather Advisory in Place as Snow Falls on Fairfield

    - January 01, 1970

    As a light snow falls on Fairfield’s roads, a Winter Weather Advisory across most of Connecticut remains in place until 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18. At daybreak the snow began to fall in pockets across Fairfield County. The National Weather Service reports that snowfall could amount to one inch per hour, and New Haven Line trains are already experiencing short delays from the precipitation. Riders should anticipate the wait but listen for updates of arrival and departure times. Drivers s…

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  • Route 9 Motorcyclist Fatality

    - January 01, 1970

    A Berlin man died on Route 9 near the Arrigoni Bridge in Middletown when he lost control of his motorcycle and collided with a parked Toyota Prius on Tuesday, October 1. The motorcyclist was 56-year-old Mark Lemanski, who worked for aircraft giant Pratt and Whitney. Route 9 and Harford Avenue were closed after the accident as police investigated, and any witnesses are asked to contact Officer Doug Clark at (860) 638-4064. According to the police report, Lemanski lost control of his motorcy…

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  • Pedestrian Hit by Police Motorcycle

    - January 01, 1970

    Thursday, September 26 in Middletown, a city police motorcycle collided with a pedestrian on Saybrook Road, sending both the pedestrian and the officer to the hospital for their injuries. Mayor Daniel Drew made a statement, confirming that both involved are expected to recover after a short stay for their immediate injuries, though no more details were available at the time of the report. A motorcycle accident is a traumatic event, and for the pedes…

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  • Four Nursing Homes Fined for Abuse, Injuries

    - January 01, 1970

    Four Connecticut nursing homes are being fined over $1,000 each for incidents that led to cuts, bruises and a broken bone in residents, along with one count of physical abuse. If you suspect a loved one has been subjected to neglect or abuse at a nursing home or assisted living facility, we’re here to help. You need someone on your side that can explain your legal rights and the options available to you. Contact us today for a free, confidenti…

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  • Two Watertown High School Bullys Arrested

    - January 01, 1970

    Two Watertown high school students have been charged with breach of peace due to the cyber-bullying they have been putting their fellow students through. According to police the two teens created a fake Twitter account to harass more than 40 fellow classmates online. The authorities received a complaint back in May about the online harassment and investigated the problem further. After working with Twitter the account was shutdown however the studen…

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  • Man Killed After Tent Collapses

    - January 01, 1970

    Severe weather and high winds caused a beer tent to collapse in St. Louis on Saturday afternoon. Hundreds of people were celebrating the St. Louis Cardinals’ victory in a beer tent at Kilroy’s Bar when the thunderstorm hit. The tent collapse killed Alfred Goodman and left a 100 people injured. According toUSA Today, the St. Louis Fire Depar…

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  • General Motors Recall Affects 3.16 Million Additional Vehicles

    - January 01, 1970

    A new recall from General Motors is affecting 3.16 million additional vehicles across the country. Yesterday’s recall announcement brings the total of recalled vehicles to approximately 20 million this year alone. The affected vehicles, model years ranging from 2000 to 2014, will need to have the ignition switches and keys replaced to correct a defect which could cause the switch to slip out of place if the vehicle is jostled by a strong bump. Though the current recall sounds …

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  • Consumer Watchdogs Want to Warn Women About the Dangers of Vaginal Mesh

    - January 01, 1970

    Consumer watchdog group Corporate Action Network (CAN) has launched a campaign aimed at alerting consumers about the dangers of Ethicon vaginal mesh products. The network is seeking to hold Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon’s parent company, liable for putting profits over people. Ethicon manufactures surgical sutures and wound closure devices, they even have a slogan that reads “better surgery for a better world.” However, the company is currently the target of more than 20,00…

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  • Fresenius NaturaLyte and Granuflo Injury Claims Approaching Statute of Limitations

    - January 01, 1970

    In March 2012, the official FDA recall of Fresenius’ dialysis products NaturaLyte and Granuflo was issued. As the cut-off date for filing an injury claim draws near, law firms are likely to see an influx of product liability claims from the victims of these drugs. The statute of limitations in these cases is two years, which will bar anyone from filing a claim after March 2014. If you or someone you love took either dialysis drug, Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers urges you to file a Natu…

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  • Man Wins $7 Million in ’Popcorn Lung’ Lawsuit

    - January 01, 1970

    On Wednesday, a federal jury awarded Wayne Watson a $7 million dollar verdict against various food companies after being diagnosed with “popcorn lung”. …

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