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

Driver Negligence Contributing to Car Accidents

Most car accidents are a result of negligent actions on the part of another driver. Negligence happens when a driver acts carelessly behind the wheel or fails to exercise caution and causes an accident. The theory of negligence is the foundation for most car accident lawsuits....
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The Stages of a Car Accident Lawsuit

If you have been injured in a car accident and are thinking of filing a lawsuit, it is important that you understand the stages of a car accident lawsuit. While every car accident case is unique, most car accident lawsuits follow the same timeline. The following is an overview of...
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$20M judgement ordered in sexual assault case

The Reinken Law Firm recently won a $20,000,000 jury verdict against the estate of a defendant who committed child sexual abuse in Stamford-Norwalk Judicial District, Superior Court. The plaintiff, in that case, testified that her father sexually abused and exploited her for...
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Boy Scouts Initiate New Sexual Abuse Awareness Programs

In an effort to further protect children enrolled in their program from the dangers of child abuse, The Boy Scouts of America is tightening its policies requiring further mandatory online education programs for all volunteers and professionals through their new updated Youth...
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New Insurance Limits in Connecticut

As of Jan. 1, 2018, all automobile liability insurance policies in Connecticut must carry a minimum of $25,000 for injury or death of one person, an increase of $5,000 over the previous minimum coverage. Governor Dannel Malloy signed a new law which also requires a per accident...
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The Car Accident Statute of Limitations in Connecticut

A statute of limitations is a state law that puts a time limit on filing a lawsuit in that state. This statute may vary from case to case and must be filed within the appropriate deadline. If the deadline is missed, the individual will lose the opportunity to file a claim and...
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Damages Recoverable in a Pedestrian vs. Car Accident Case

A pedestrian vs. car accident can be devastating and result in very serious injuries to the pedestrian that was hit. The injured has the right to recover damages for his or her injuries. The types of damages recoverable fall into the following four categories: Medical expenses:...
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Proving Fault in a Connecticut Car Accident Case

Have you been injured in a car accident in Connecticut due to another driver? You have the right to receive compensation for your injuries and damages. Connecticut is an at-fault insurance state so the at-fault driver is financially responsible for the accident. However, proving...
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Child Sexual Abuse in the Boy Scouts

Joining the Boy Scouts can be a formative experience in a young boy’s life. Besides learning new skills and making new friends, the Boy Scouts’ mission is to “Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout...
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Car Accident Compensation Laws in Connecticut

Car accidents can happen to anyone at any time. Being injured in an accident can change your life forever. It can be emotionally traumatizing, physically painful and financially stressful. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident in Connecticut, you will find it...
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