Now that summer has officially begun, days seem to be getting even hotter. This has led many New Haven residents to head out to area pools to try to cool down. It's important to remain aware of your surroundings for potential safety hazards.
It's the time of year for after-prom parties, and soon it will be graduation time. As such, Connecticut parents may want to review the state's social liability laws to make sure that they are protected from liability for any of their guests' actions.
As the weather warms during the next few months in Connecticut, it's likely that more people will start heading out to parks to get fresh air and enjoy the sunshine. It's as the weather warms up and more families venture out to the parks that injuries tend to soar. Some are more common than others.
If there's one commonality among the different New Haven grocery stores, it's that they all are bright inside thanks to their use of fluorescent bulbs. The truth is that despite being well-lit, countless individuals have slip-and-fall incidents both in and outside of grocery stores every year. If you're seriously injured in such an incident, you'll be relieved to find out that you may be able to sue the store for your medical costs and lost wages.
When you step out to your car at night in a dark parking lot, you could put yourself at risk of being attacked. A lot of violent attacks are crimes of opportunity -- so the best way to protect yourself is to be aware of the potential for a mugging, carjacking or assault and take specific precautions.
Although the weather patterns so far this year may cause many of us to think differently, winter hasn't actually officially begun yet. It's actually still a few days away. That doesn't mean that you haven't navigated snowy sidewalks and streets already though. As you've gone about doing so, you may have wondered who the city of New Haven says is responsible for shoveling sidewalk around town.
What happens if you take a tumble down your aunt's unlighted steps this Thanksgiving? What if you get bitten by the family dog at your cousin's?
It happens all the time. An individual may notice a sign warning them of the wet floors, presence of a dog or even not to enter a property, but they continue along their way as if they didn't notice it ... and they wind up getting hurt. If this has happened to you, you may wonder if you have any rights to sue the property or pet owner for your injuries.
A 30-year-old Bridgeport woman suffered severe injuries to both her hands and face after she lit a stick of dynamite that she'd mistook for a candle on the evening of Thursday, September 6.
A 29-year-old summer worker for the City of East Haven suffered serious injuries when they picked up an apparent explosive device early in the afternoon on Monday, July 30, near D.C. Moore School.