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Personal injury law is often an extremely complicated topic for anyone to understand, let alone an injury victim who is facing numerous other burdens, including recovering from an injury or illness. When you’ve suffered a serious injury or illness, whether due to a car accident, medical malpractice, defective product, or other cause, and need help getting important information about your legal rights and options, you shouldn’t have to devote valuable time and effort trying to find it. In order to provide you with easy access to the pertinent information that you need regarding your situation, the legal team at the Law Offices of Paul Levin has compiled the following collection of informative articles dealing with a wide range of different aspects of personal injury law.

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3 Types of Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a form of reckless driving that can be particularly dangerous for others on the road. Unfortunately, due to cellphones and the use of other technology, distracted driving is especially prevalent, putting innocent drivers like you at risk every day. While there are many different ways in which motorists can be distracted, these...

Causes of Motor Vehicle Accidents

Motor vehicles are a convenient way to get where you need to be, especially for those who have to commute to their place of work most days of the week. Unfortunately, the frequency of accidents makes getting behind the wheel of a vehicle one of the most dangerous things you can do in the U.S....

Causes of Truck Accidents

Sharing the road with an 18-wheeler or semi truck can be intimidating due to these commercial vehicles’ overwhelming size and power. Fortunately, there are laws regulating things such as driving hours and cargo weight in order to protect the safety of both truck drivers and other motorists on the road. Despite these rules and regulations,...

Common Medical Term Definitions

Common Medical Term Definitions Abduction: Lateral movement of the limbs away from the midline of the body. Opposite of Adduction.. Acceleration-Deceleration Injury: Injury syndromes commonly associated with hyperextension-hyperflexion of the neck. Most often caused by a rear-end auto accident. ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY (ABI): Harm to the brain that occurs after birth. Usually it means harm caused by pressure on...

Connecticut DOT Worker Who Suffered Leg Amputation Sues Truck Manufacturer

Connecticut DOT Worker Who Suffered Leg Amputation Sues Truck Manufacturer State of Connecticut Dept of Transportation worker retains the Law Offices of Paul Levin, Hartford, Connecticut to pursue the manufacturer and Distributor of a Dump Truck which lacked Safety Guard And Clear Maintenance Instructions concerning how to clean out and maintain the interior bed of...

Consequences of Arm and Hand Injuries

An accident resulting in an injury to a person’s arm or hand may leave that individual in need of emergency care and potentially long-term medical attention, depending on the seriousness of the injury. In cases where this trauma brings about even a temporary loss of flexibility or use of a person’s arm, hand, or fingers,...

Construction Accident Death in Farmington CT Leads to Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Construction Accident Death in Farmington CT Leads to Wrongful Death Lawsuit The construction accident death of a young man struck by a steel Beam that fell upon him which had not been properly secured into its concrete pocket was initially invested by Federal OSHA last year. OSHA rendered findings that would support a finding of...

Forms of Trucking Company Negligence

Being involved in a truck accident with an 18-wheeler vehicle is terrifying, and many people wonder if they should pursue legal action against the driver. Although it is possible that you should, as many truck accidents are the result of a truck driver’s actions, it is also possible that the trucking company was actually the entity at...

Mom Seeks Justice For Her Son – Oseni v The City of Hartford

Mom Seeks Justice For Her Son – Oseni v The City of Hartford Mom seeks Justice for her Son. In the matter of Oseni v The City of Hartford, now pending in Hartford Superior Court , The Estate of a young Man killed shortly after getting out of work on June 6, 2009, shot to...

New Haven, CT Pedestrian Struck by a Police Vehicle Cries Foul when Junior Officers are put in Charge of Accident Investigation

New Haven, CT Pedestrian Struck by a Police Vehicle Cries Foul when Junior Officers are put in Charge of Accident Investigation Sometimes, unlikely events occur. Getting struck by a police cruiser on a street just blocks from the Police Department falls into that category. Having the Assistant Police Chief( Officer Melendez) behind the wheel at...

Public Interest Cases

Public Interest Cases Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice cases are not only about benefiting the injured parties, obtaining answers for them and appropriate financial compensation,but also about achieving social justice which benefits us all. To quote Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Peter Zarella: “The profession of law is not just a business. It transcends a mere...

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is a serious but often ignored issue in the United States, one that affects countless elderly individuals each year. Abuse can take many different forms, and in many cases, the vulnerable position of elderly individuals allows this type of reprehensible behavior to go unnoticed and unpunished. However, families who are aware of...

Stadium and Public Venue Accidents

Throughout the year, stadiums and similar large public venues house thousands of people for major events such as sports games or concerts. In order to safely hold visitors, premises owners and managers must carefully maintain their properties, such as ensuring that elevators, escalators, stairs, balconies, and other structures are safe for use. If property owners...

The Damage Humiliation Can Cause Nursing Home Residents

Families ought to be able to trust that when they put elderly or disabled loved ones into nursing home facilities, these individuals will be respected and have all of their needs fully addressed. Unfortunately, though, sometimes nursing home residents suffer terrible emotional or psychological abuse from their caretakers. One common form of this abuse is...

What Constitutes Nursing Home Abuse?

Thinking about our loved ones suffering abuse in nursing homes is a terrible thing to consider, but unfortunately, it is a reality that many face every day with little or no help. Abuse takes numerous forms, and it’s important to recognize what might constitute abusive practices, as this recognition is the first step toward putting...

Wife of Connecticut Man Released From Yale New Haven Hospital Brings a Wrongful Death Claim

Wife of Connecticut Man Released From Yale New Haven Hospital Brings a Wrongful Death Claim The Wife of a CT man who was released from Yale New Haven Hospital following a routine Barium Enema study without being told that it disclosed a leaky bowel which within days led to his death sues the Hospital, the...