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Delayed Injuries After a Car Accident

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Car accident injuries are not always apparent after a wreck. For this reason, it is possible to mistakenly believe you did not suffer an injury after a car crash. Although many injuries cause immediate pain and symptoms, some types of injuries can take hours, days or even weeks to develop. Delayed car accident injuries can even cause permanent disabilities or death in some cases. For instance, intracranial internal bleeding can lead to permanent brain damage if it is not promptly treated. At Walsh Woodard LLC, we want to emphasize how important it is that you seek medical care after a car accident. So, our Hartford person injury attorneys have created… Read More

What Can I Do to Avoid a Connecticut Truck Accident?

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The number of trucking accidents has increased by 20 percent over the last two decades. This is despite newer trucking regulations and safety features. Connecticut truck accidents are unfortunately common. Whether you are traveling along I95, I84 or a local highway, truck accidents can occur at any time. These tractor-trailer accidents are often catastrophic and can result in serious injury. Large commercial trucks are difficult to maneuver due to their size and weight. In fact, a fully-loaded tractor-trailer can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. A small passenger car weighs just 3,000 pounds. Due to these size and weight discrepancies, passenger vehicle occupants suffer the majority of the injuries during… Read More

DRAFT Motion to Compel Production of Audit Trail

TO DOWNLOAD IN PDF CLICK HERE   MOTION TO COMPEL PRODUCTION OF AUDIT TRAIL Pursuant to Connecticut Practice Book § 13-14, the plaintiffs, [PLAINTIFFS], hereby respectfully move the Court for an order directing the defendant to provide a complete and adequate response to the document requests contained in the Re-Notice of Deposition dated September 5, 2019 (Exhibit A).  Briefly summarized, the document requests seek, inter alia, the production of the federally mandated audit trail for the October 2, 2014 prenatal ultrasound, in its entirety.  In response thereto, the only documents produced by the defendant are two largely undefined and unintelligible documents which appear to be “access logs”, and do not… Read More

Will Personal Injury Cases Be Affected by the Coronavirus Outbreak?

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Recent news reports claim that coronavirus cases are resurging across the nation. Despite those reports, Connecticut remains on track to reopen. Along with businesses, many courts are also reopening across the state. This is good news for many individuals who have pending personal injury lawsuits. However, COVID-19 has taken a toll that could continue to affect cases in the future. How Will Coronavirus Affect Personal Injury Lawsuits? In May, the National Safety Council (NSC) released a startling report. Since the beginning of the pandemic, motor vehicle fatality rates jumped 14 percent. This is surprising considering traffic has dropped due to stay-at-home orders. Safety officials believe this increase is due to… Read More

What Types of Medical Errors Occur in Emergency Rooms?

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Millions of people in the US receive treatment in emergency rooms each year. In fact, statistics published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show there were 141 million visits to the ER during 2014 alone. Emergency rooms are a critical aspect of our health care system, but they are also a place where medical errors may occur. Medical errors can be more likely to occur in emergency rooms because staff may spend less time with patients. Emergency Room Medical Error #1: Diagnostic Errors Diagnostic errors are the most common type of medical mistake in the US, but they are especially common in emergency rooms. An emergency care… Read More

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