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- Torts - Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
Intentional infliction of emotional distress is a tort that allows for recovery when one personís outrageous conduct results in severe emotional trauma to someone else. There must be specific elements that are met in order for the victim to recover compensation from the person who caused the distress.
- Can Bicyclists be Liable for Traffic Accidents
Bicyclists are sometimes the reason a traffic accident occurs. While these incidents are not common, they may be catastrophic depending on the factors of the situation. If the bicyclist swerved into oncoming traffic, he or she may have just caused one vehicle to collide with another.
- How Does an Expert Witness Evaluate Ligament Injuries in Car Accidents?
Damage to the ligament is common when a car accident occurs. When an expert witness is needed for the case, this professional must determine how to evaluate the injury of the ligament and how it applies to the case.
- Toys Exposing Personal Information through Data Breach
A line of toys manufactured by internet-based company, CloudPets, has left the personal information of nearly 800,000 consumers exposed to hackers everywhere.
- Who Is to Blame When a Driverless Car Crashes and Causes Injury?
With technological advances being made at a shockingly fast rate, it may come as no surprise that driverless, or robot cars, are already on American roadways.
- An Overview of Wrongful Death Claims
A wrongful death case can occur when a person is fatally injured as a result of another person or companyís negligence. Accidents such as medical malpractice or a car crash can constitute as a wrongful death claim. Our Middletown wrongful death lawyers answer some questions about these cases below.
- Design Defects
A recent ruling by the Connecticut Supreme Court highlights the role of design defect plaintiffs in product liability litigation.
- Common Airplane Turbulence Accidents
Though the number of major airline accidents have diminished in recent years, in-flight turbulence-related injuries have increased, in part due to overworked flight crews and inadequate enforcement of safety protocols.
- Categories of Defective Product Cases
There are many personal injury cases caused due to an incident with physical objects instead of specific persons. These are usually due to defective products created by a manufacturer or distributed by a company.
- Expert Witness: Common Factors that Contribute to Truck Accidents
Truck accidents are among the general vehicular incidents on the road that lead to property damage, injury and death. When a truck collides with a smaller or less equipped car, the truck usually is damaged less, and those inside the bigger vehicle tend to have fewer injuries.