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Why call an attorney out to the scene of a truck accident?

When a consumer vehicle and a commercial truck collide, the results are usually catastrophic. Considering the scale of the damage possible to every party in the accident, these accident scenes can grow tense quickly. Not only must the parties in the accident deal with the aftermath, the company hiring the truck driver may have setbacks in its operations, especially if the cargo itself suffers in the collision.

Options exist to help adjust to facial disfigurement

You visited friends and enjoyed their company. Your children came along and played with their pet, a small Labrador. Everything went fine for days. You were impressed with how careful the dog was with your kids, and you felt like it was safe enough to leave them alone with him while you went to the kitchen.

There’s more to hosting a party than serving hors d'oeuvres

No matter the occasion, hosting a party is a lot of work. The host has to make decisions regarding food, decorations, the guest list and what kinds of beverages to serve. After making these decisions, the host then has to take care of the actual physical preparations. But, duties as a host go far beyond these kinds of decisions. The host may also have to shoulder liability for any alcohol-related injuries if he or she is serving beer, wine or liquor at the special event.

Childhood dog bites: Treating them on the scene

Your child was playing in the yard when your neighbor's dog started to walk toward him. You were familiar with the dog, so you didn't go out of your way to protect your child from it. As your child was playing with the pet, he began to get a little rough, as toddlers do. Unfortunately, he did something the dog didn't like, and, after your toddler, understandably, missed the warning signs, the dog bit him.

Motorcycles can be fun but also pose danger to their drivers

Summertime in Connecticut sees a large increase in the number of motorcycles on the road, which makes sense. The sun is out, the roads are dry and clear. Summer presents ideal conditions for using a motorcycle to commute to work or just taking it out for a pleasure cruise. Most motorcycle drivers in the state are well-trained and aware of the law. They know how to share the roads safely with larger vehicles.

Throwing a party with underage drinking could cause big problems

It's summer, which means it is only natural for high school and college-aged kids to get together and have fun. Unfortunately, for a lot of young people, having a good time could involve the consumption of alcohol. If you discover that your parents are out of town during the upcoming weekend, you may invite a few friends over for fun. That could quickly snowball into a loud, unruly party. Even if you keep things low-key, you could be putting yourself (and your parents) at risk by serving alcohol to your underage friends. If one of them leaves while under the influence, you could be liable.

4 tips for staying safe on your motorcycle

As warmer weather slowly but surely makes its way to Connecticut, what better way to enjoy it than spending time outside? For some that means backyard barbecues and trips to the beach. For others, it means dusting off their motorcycle and getting out for regular rides.