Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers

  • SIDS – Advances in Prevention

    - December 28, 2017

    SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, is one of the most devastating and heartbreaking events that a family can experience. Roughly 3,000 infants die each year while they are asleep, and though there have been some advances in our understanding of the causes, there has been no decrease in the…

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  • Do Home Filters Help Protect Against Lead in Water?

    - December 25, 2017

    Lead poisoning can be devastating. It happens as a result of lead building up in the body over a period of time, and its impacts can be permanent. It is particularly damaging to babies exposed before birth and in children, but it can also be dangerous for adults. Lead poisoning can…

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  • How to File Your Workers’ Comp Claim to Get Temporary Disability Benefits

    - December 20, 2017

    Most people have heard of workers’ compensation, but don’t know what it is or how it works. Workers’ compensation is an insurance policy provided by your employer. You don’t fill out an application or take any physical exams to be covered, and you don’t need to know anything about it…

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  • 7 Rungs of Ladder Safety

    - December 14, 2017

    Of all the injuries that can occur on the job, ladder accidents are among the most common and the most deadly. Approximately 200 American construction workers die each year following ladder accidents, and 10,000 more are injured by serious falls from ladders. Though workers’ compensation is there to provide for…

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  • Be on the Lookout for Signs of Nursing Home Abuse when Visiting Elderly Relatives this Holiday Season

    - December 12, 2017

    Visiting friends and relatives is one of the most enjoyable parts of the holiday season, and that tradition extends to those who are no longer living at home. If you have loved ones who are no longer able to live independently, and who’ve moved into a nursing home, stopping in…

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  • Follow all Recommended Power and Safety Guidelines for your Christmas Lights

    - December 11, 2017

    It’s an annual tradition for many families. The weekend following Thanksgiving is spent decorating, hanging holiday lights around your property, buying a Christmas tree, and hanging wreaths and other festive holiday symbols. It’s a lot of work that brings a lot of satisfaction, but it’s important that you take the…

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  • Why You Should Never Try to Pass a Snow Plow on the Right

    - December 07, 2017

    If you live in Connecticut, then you know that winter brings snow, with all its beauty and all of its aggravation. There’s no doubt that one of the most frustrating aspects of a heavy snowstorm is getting stuck behind a slow-moving snow plow. But no matter how much you hate…

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  • Protect Your Guests from Slip and Fall Injuries by Avoiding Wet Floors in Your Home

    - December 04, 2017

    We’re headed into the stormy season, and that means there’s a good chance that the floors in your home are going to be wet from time to time. Whether the water comes from rain or from snow and ice melting from your winter boots, you need to clean up any…

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  • Pharmaceutical Errors that Happen at a Pharmacy

    - November 29, 2017

    For most patients, once they receive a script for medication, they go to the pharmacy to have it filled. Considering a doctor has ordered it and there are instructions on the script, few think about the potential errors that can happen at a pharmacy. In fact, many patients may be…

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  • Preparing for a Personal Injury Trial

    - November 25, 2017

    If you have been injured and have sought legal representation, the hope is that you can settle without having to go to trial. Of course, this is not always the case. There are times when the two parties cannot come to terms that both can agree to. When this happens,…

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