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Trial Lawyers Elect New President: Lincoln Woodard

Westbrook – Lincoln Woodard, of West Hartford, Connecticut has been elected the new president of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association at its annual meeting which took place on June 4, 2018 at Water’s Edge Resort in Westbrook, Connecticut. Attorney Woodard is a trial attorney and principal in the West Hartford law firm of Walsh Woodard LLC. The Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association is an organization of over 1,300 of Connecticut’s most accomplished and active trial lawyers. It is a nonprofit, professional association dedicated to creating and maintaining a more just society by preserving individual rights within the civil justice system. Attorney Woodard was educated at Syracuse University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in business and economics in 1987. He… Read More

Different Types and Causes of Truck Accidents

Contact our Hartford truck accident lawyers to learn more.

Truck accidents are responsible for thousands of deaths and injuries each year. Statistics published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that truck accidents killed 4,317 people during 2016. Countless others suffer life-altering injuries from these accidents. Statistics on truck accidents are not surprising once you consider that a fully loaded commercial truck can weigh up to 80,000 pounds. In Connecticut and across the US, there are common factors that may lead to various types of truck accidents. The different types of truck accidents and their causes include: Drowsy driving accidents. Due to long hours on the road and other factors, commercial truck drivers can suffer drowsiness while… Read More

What Types of Medical Errors Occur in Emergency Rooms?

Emergency rooms and medical mistakes.

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

Did a Birth Injury Cause My Child’s Disability?

Our attorneys explain birth injury causes.

There are multiple scenarios before, during or shortly after delivery that could cause a birth injury. Many cases involve doctors who fail to respond to adverse conditions or injuries during prenatal care. Birth injuries can cause multiple types of disabilities that may affect newborns and their family members for life. The different types of birth injuries include but are not limited to: Cerebral palsy: Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect balance and posture. The condition can be caused when a developing brain suffers an injury. There are multiple ways cerebral palsy can occur before, during or very shortly after birth. For instance, a newborn can develop the… Read More

How Can Parents Pick Out the Right Car Seat for Their Children?

Our blog explains how to find a safe child car seat

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics show that car accidents are a leading cause of death in the US for children 12 years old and younger. During 2015, 663 children were killed in auto accidents and another 121,350 suffered injuries. While this is alarming information, there are steps that you could take to reduce your child’s chances of death or injury during a crash. Statistics published by the CDC show that the proper use of car seats can significantly reduce the chances of a child dying or suffering an injury during a motor vehicle accident. According to the CDC, the proper use of child safety seats can reduce… Read More

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