When the weather turns cold and the chill of your feet on your bathroom floor does more to wake you up than your morning cup of coffee, you may see your space heater as your favorite appliance this winter. However, as we at the law office of Harris, Harris & Schmid know, space heaters can pose significant dangers for people in Connecticut and elsewhere. Does this mean you should throw away your space heater or decide not to buy one this season? Of course not – but you should understand how to properly use this appliance, as well as how to check for potential hazards.
Traumatic brain injuries are known to cause any number of health problems for people in Connecticut. In recent years, public discussion has explored the premise that suffering blows to the head might boost the chances of developing dementia. The Alzheimer's Association describes results from a number of studies on traumatic brain injuries that suggest there are possible links to developing Alzheimer’s or other kinds of dementia.
There comes a time in everyone's life when they realize their parents are getting older. This may also be a time when you have to decide where your parents will live if they can no longer live alone. For many people in Connecticut, this means the parents move in with their children. If you are in this situation, you may need to make some changes in your home to make it safer for your parents. Specifically, according to AARP, you want to eliminate any hazards that could lead to falls.
If a dog attacks you and causes you injury in Connecticut, the law is on your side. You should not have to worry about medical bills or other expenses coming from the incident. Furthermore, the trauma you suffered should not go unrecognized. You deserve damages, and the law assists with that by holding parties responsible and ensuring you have some recourse.