Verdicts & Settlements: $20 million awarded - child sex abuse case in Stamford    $1.1 million won - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder    $1 million - Injured worker requiring back surgery    $1 million+ Awarded - Woman in car accident Rt. 17    $975,000 Recovered - Foot Injury at Work    $650,000 Recovered - Woman suffered neck injury required surgery    $580,000 Recovered - Head Trauma as a Result of Falling Downstairs    $500,000 Recovered - Pedestrian Hit by Car    $500,000 Recovered - Rear End Car Accident    $425,000 Recovered - Rear End Tractor Trailer Accident    $380,000 Recovered - Dog Bite by Police Dog    $155,000 Recovered - Slip and Fall on Walkway    $125,000 Recovered - Slip and Fall at a Supermarket

Do Not Make These Mistakes After a Car Accident

Being injured in a car accident can be highly stressful and you may be clueless as to exactly what to do. This is the time to keep a cool head and avoid making any serious mistakes. Here are the mistakes to avoid after a car accident: Moving your vehicle: Don’t feel...
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When is a Third Person Liable for Another Person’s Driving in a Car Accident?

In car accident cases, the key issue is determining which driver is at fault for the accident. However, in some situations, the law can assign fault to someone who was not driving or present in the car at the time of the accident. These types of instances are: If an employee...
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Are Employers Liable for Third Party Sexual Harassment?

There have been numerous reports of female employees being sexually harassed by male employees, ranging from sexual comments to groping incidents. Following an increased number of claims employers are advised to increase their understanding and awareness in this area. Sexual...
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The Ten Types of Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse is any form of forced or unwanted sexual activity. The perpetrator may use physical force, make threats or take advantage of the victim. Sexual abuse can happen between people who know each other and can occur in the context of domestic violence. Sexual abuse has an...
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$20 Million Awarded in Child Sexual Abuse Case

After a month-long trial in a Connecticut courthouse, a jury in a horrific child sexual abuse case awarded the plaintiff, Elizabeth Spalter, $20 million from her deceased father’s estate. This was the state’s largest civil award to a survivor in a child sexual abuse case in...
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What is Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?

Sexual harassment in the workplace is discrimination that includes any unwanted comments, conduct or behavior regarding sex, gender or sexual orientation. The two basic types of workplace sexual harassment are quid pro quo harassment and hostile work environment. Quid pro quo...
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What Can I Do If Am Hurt Driving a Commercial Vehicle?

One of the most stressful situations experienced while driving a commercial vehicle is being involved in an accident. Commercial vehicle accidents are often very serious and may even be fatal. If you were injured while driving a commercial vehicle, here are two options for you to...
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5 Things to Do If You Are Sexually Harassed at School

Sexual harassment has a negative and life-altering impact on the victim. Students who have been sexually harassed or abused at school report a significant drop in their grades. Some students have been compelled to transfer to a different school, drop important classes or leave...
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How Can a Sexual Abuse Lawyer Help You?

If you have experienced any conduct at your workplace that you think may be sexual harassment, it is vital to speak to a sexual abuse lawyer at the earliest. Your lawyer can assist you in the following ways: Determine whether the conduct you experienced fits the legal definition...
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Slide: The Top Four Tips for Choosing the Right Car Accident Lawyer

Car accidents and their consequences can be extremely stress-inducing. The mounting medical bills and dealing with the insurance company can be overwhelming. If you have been injured in a car accident, it is in your best interest that you consult with an experienced car accident...
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