By successfully navigating the dog-bite laws in Connecticut, you may be able to secure compensation for medical damages you incur from an animal attack. However, you would probably have to establish in some way that the owner was responsible for the dog's vicious action.
As a construction worker, tools and machinery are regularly part of your job. However, it is important to keep safety in the forefront of your mind when you use construction equipment because it has the potential to cause serious injuries. In 2017, over 28,000 serious injuries in the U.S. construction field were caused by contact with an object or piece of equipment. Most of those injuries happened when a worker was struck by the object or piece of equipment.
These days, consumers across Connecticut purchase baby powder for any number of different reasons, and if you are among them, you may, like many other women, use the powder to absorb moisture or prevent friction or rashes. You may be endangering yourself by doing so, however, as a recent investigation revealed what many consumers and safety advocates have feared for quite some time: that baby powder contains cancer-causing substances. At Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., we understand that the manufacturer of the product had knowledge of its risks, and we have helped many people who suffered hardship because of defective or dangerous products pursue appropriate recourse.
Now that winter has once again enveloped Connecticut, driving hazards have increased and so has your risk of suffering serious or even catastrophic injuries in a car crash. They could be particularly debilitating if they affect your neck and/or back.
Connecticut’s nurses face some of the state’s most hazardous working conditions, and if you are among them, you may understand all too well that aches, pains and illness are all par for the course in your profession. While working around ailing or injured people presents obvious health hazards, today’s nurses are also increasingly facing another type of occupational hazard: violence.