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

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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Protecting Your Rights After a Slip and Fall Accident in a Store

If you have suffered an injury as a result of a slip and fall accident due to someone else’s negligence in a store, you may be entitled to compensation. Slip and fall negligence cases are often challenging cases to prosecute because many companies and insurers take an aggressive...
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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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Slide: Qualities to Look for in an Effective Personal Injury Lawyer

Choosing a personal injury lawyer is not an easy decision. Getting the help of the right lawyer could make or break the outcome of your claim. During your consultation with a lawyer, check if the lawyer has good communication skills, research and documentation skills and...
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How a Car Accident Attorney Can Help You

If you have been seriously injured and suffered property damage in a car accident, you may be having a very difficult time. Dealing with your injuries, medical bills and vehicle repairs can be a lot to handle on your own. Getting the help of a skilled car accident attorney to...
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Meeting Your Personal Injury Lawyer for the First Time

Meeting your personal injury lawyer for the first time may make you feel a bit anxious. Being prepared can make that critical first meeting proceed more smoothly. Get all your documents ready. Your attorney will be able to give you more accurate advice by seeing all the important...
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Are You Facing Large Bills After a Car Crash? Compensation May Help

A car accident can be devastating physically, emotionally and financially. Medical bills, car repairs or replacement, and lost income can add up quickly. As you begin to heal after the crash, you may realize that you shouldn’t be dealing with the financial impact of the...
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Slide: The Stages of a Car Accident Lawsuit

While every car accident case is unique, most car accident lawsuits follow the same timeline. The stages of a car accident lawsuit may involve hiring a lawyer, making a demand, negotiating a settlement, filing a lawsuit and trial. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car...
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Slide: Driver Negligence Contributing to Car Accidents

Distracted driving, reckless driving, disobeying traffic rules and DUIs are negligent behaviors that contribute to car accidents. If you have sustained injuries or losses in an accident caused by a negligent driver, the experienced car accident lawyers at The Reinken Law Firm can...
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