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How is Child Support Calculated in CT?

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During a divorce involving children or a paternity case, child support is one of the most important issues that must be settled. Connecticut recognizes the obligation of both parents to contribute to the financial well-being of the child. In most cases, the non-custodial parent ends up paying support to the custodial parent. The amount… Read More »

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DUI and the Holidays

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The holiday season is upon us, and this a time for joy and celebration. From Thanksgiving through New Year’s, we have several opportunities to spend time and make special memories with our family and friends. During these celebrations, alcohol is often involved. Unfortunately, this causes more people to get behind the wheel while intoxicated… Read More »

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Can I Sue if I was wrongfully Terminated in Connecticut?

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Being fired from your job can be a very unsettling experience. You put your heart and soul into a company, and you have been loyal to them for a long time. Then one day, they just decide to let you go with no explanation. When this happens, it is fair to ask “why” you… Read More »

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Elderly Veterans Experience Widespread Neglect & Abuse at Low-Rated VA Nursing Homes

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Last June, a joint report by USA Today and the Boston Globe revealed that the Veteran’s Administration has a secret nursing home ratings system that hides their poor quality of care from the public. It turns out that, while the VA was telling prospective residents and their families how good the care was in… Read More »

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Motorcycle Accidents and Distracted Driving

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Back in May, Fox 61 reported that motorcycle accidents are becoming a trend in Connecticut. In one six-day period, there were five motorcycle accidents statewide, and three of them resulted in fatalities. Ironically, May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month (as designated by the National Safety Council). This is supposed to be the month when… Read More »

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How to Avoid an Accident with an 18-Wheeler

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Accidents with 18-wheelers are some of the most tragic crash types, often leaving victims with disabling or fatal injuries. Sadly, despite how devastating these accidents can be, they occur at an alarmingly high rate. In fact, the state of Connecticut reports that in a single year, medium/heavy trucks were involved in more than 5,400 accidents, which… Read More »

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Do Hospitals Cover Up Their Medical Malpractice Incidents?

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As shocking as it can be to hear, there is no doubt that even the best-trained doctors make medical mistakes. In fact, medical mistakes are so common that they are now a leading cause of death in the United States, with only cancer and heart disease killing more Americans. Despite this fact, doctors and the hospitals… Read More »

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What Is an Independent Medical Exam and How Do I Prepare?

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If you are filing a claim for workers’ compensation in the state of Connecticut, there is a strong possibility that you will be asked to submit to an Independent Medical Exam, commonly referred to as IME. These exams, which are also common in personal injury cases, are used to resolve disputes or/and determine a… Read More »

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Putting a Price on the Death of a Loved One

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Losing a family member or loved one is one of the most difficult things to go through in life, especially when the death occurs because of a tragic accident, rather than natural causes. While those who lose a family member due to the wrongful acts of another have the right to pursue a wrongful… Read More »

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How Do I Handle My Medical Bills after a Car Accident?

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If you are involved in an accident in Connecticut and suffer injuries, there is a strong possibility that you will incur medical bills. However, if the accident was not your fault, you may have questions about who will pay for your bills, and how you should handle the pursuit of a medical claim. Here’s… Read More »

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