What Is Bail and How Does It Work?

“Bail” is an item of value – such as cash, property, or a bond – that an arrested person gives to a court in exchange for release from jail before trial. If the person doesn’t show up to court on his or her court date, the person not only forfeits their bail, but may be… […]

Traumatic Brain Injuries Affect Women and Girls Differently, Says Study

Today, boys and girls compete in sports in nearly equal numbers. Girls are competing in many sports typically thought of as “for boys,” like soccer, hockey, and even football. And with this increase in girls’ and women’s competitiveness comes an increase in concussion risk. But while boys and girls experience athletics-related concussions at about the… […]

Medical Malpractice in Prison

A Connecticut prison system medical investigation has raised concerns that one inmate may have experienced the consequences of medical malpractice when his cancer was diagnosed as psoriasis for more than two years, according to a recent article in the Hartford Courant. Since the 1980s, medical care in Connecticut prisons has been managed by UConn Health,… […]

Lawsuits Due to Spinal Cord Injuries

No matter how it happens, few injuries in life will affect you the way a spinal cord injury will. Whether it occurred by a fall, in a car accident or by any other fashion the truth is that these kinds of injuries can be disastrous, from the damage it can do to your body to… […]

Here’s What You Should Know About Brain Injury Lawsuits

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1.4 million U.S. residents suffer a traumatic brain injury each year. When an accident causes a head injury, you may wish to seek compensation from a party whose negligence may have caused or contributed to the injury. Things to Consider When Deciding How to Proceed… […]