Do I Have Grounds for a Legal Case if my Child has Cerebral Palsy?

Of all the potential birth injuries to a newborn child, cerebral palsy is one of the most devastating. Occurring in approximately 1.4 to four of every 1,000 births, cerebral palsy can occur as the result of medical malpractice, which means you may be entitled to receive legal compensation for your child’s injuries. Although there is … Read More

Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case for a MRSA Infection?

MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, is a staph infection commonly contracted during a hospital stay that can cause severe consequences for patients, as it is resistant to many antibiotics and is difficult to treat. In rare cases, this type of infection can be attributed to medical malpractice. However, you will need the guidance of an experienced medical … Read More

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease Patients Residing in Nursing Homes

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), just over 50 percent of nursing home residents have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. These residents have unique needs that require knowledgeable caregivers. Unfortunately, these patients are at a higher risk of abuse or neglect in nursing homes because of their illness. … Read More

Important Evidence to Support Your Personal Injury Claim

Succeeding in a personal injury claim requires providing evidence that your injuries were directly caused by the defendant’s actions. This will include proving how the injury occurred and the extent of your damages. The Connecticut personal injury attorneys at D’Amico & Pettinicchi can help you gather the necessary evidence to support your claim, as this information will … Read More

How to Avoid Accidents in the Snow

More than 1,300 people are killed and more than 116,000 suffer injuries in automotive accidents because of snowy, icy or slushy roadways every year, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration. Connecticut is known for having serious winter weather, and it is not uncommon for automotive accidents to occur because of snow … Read More

What Happens When a Third-Party Causes a Workplace Injury?

In Connecticut, you cannot file a lawsuit against your employer for a workplace injury. Instead, you are required to submit a claim to the Connecticut Workers’ Compensation System to recover compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and vocational rehabilitation. One of the few instances in which you can file a lawsuit for a work injury … Read More

When Is Misdiagnosis Considered Medical Malpractice?

The proper diagnosis of an illness or disease allows patients to undergo the proper treatment, so they can recover from the illness. Unfortunately, misdiagnoses occur at a frightening rate, with an estimated 10 to 20 percent of all cases being misdiagnosed, according to the National Center for Policy Analysis. A misdiagnosis jeopardizes the patient’s health … Read More

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