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Blog Posts in September, 2016

  • NHTSA Urged to Warn Parents Against Collapsing Seatbacks

    Parents have long been instructed to put infants and small children in the back seat of a car to reduce the risk of injury from an airbag in the event of a collision. However, the back seat still has a danger that many parents are unaware about: collapsing seatbacks. A petition recently created by the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) is urging the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ...
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  • How Does Underinsured Motorist Conversion Coverage Work?

    Some form of uninsured/underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage is offered in all states as a means of providing drivers with the opportunity to protect themselves in the event of a crash with an at-fault driver who does not carry sufficient liability coverage to pay for their bodily losses. In the state of Connecticut, drivers are offered a unique insurance option known as “underinsured motorist ...
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  • Comedic Actor Jim Carey May Face Charges in Wrongful Death Suit

    Comedic actor Jim Carey has been named in a wrongful death lawsuit for his possible connection to the suicide of late girlfriend Cathriona White. The lawsuit was filed by White’s husband, Mark Burton, and alleges that Carey provided her with prescription medication knowing she intended to inflict self-harm. Burton was still married to White at the time these events occurred, however, reports ...
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  • Vehicle Preparation for the Coming Winter

    With the summer coming to an official close, it is already time to start thinking about the winter season. Up here in Connecticut, the autumn is usually pretty temperate and agreeable. But surprise rainstorms and out-of-place snowstorms are never completely out of the question, creating dangerous driving conditions across the state. Rather than hoping the weather stays calm, why not prepare for ...
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  • Occupational Illness Incidents Seem to Be Increasing in Connecticut

    UConn Health, the overseeing branch of clinical care at the University of Connecticut, has completed a report titled “Occupational Disease in Connecticut, 2016” and handed it to the Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Commission. According to the report, they have completed an extensive study of occupational illness incidents throughout the state within the last few years. The ultimate conclusion is ...
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