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January 2019 Archives

What factors will a Connecticut court consider in alimony cases?

When spouses in Connecticut divorce, they might not initially be on equal financial footing. This may especially be true if one spouse earns significantly more than the other or if one spouse stayed out of the workforce entirely to care for the family during the marriage. Therefore, the lesser-earning spouse may want to seek alimony -- also known as spousal support -- from his or her ex.

Errors in medical records could lead to medical malpractice

It is not unheard of for physicians to make mistakes when treating patients in Connecticut or elsewhere in the nation. According to a Johns Hopkins study, each year approximately 250,000 individuals in the United States lose their lives because of a medical mistake. Some of these mistakes can be found in a person's health records. In fact, according to one researcher, around 70 percent of medical records contain incorrect information. Mistakes can be made when copying and pasting information on electronic medical records, when a physician makes a typo or when a physician mishears something. Mistaken identity could also lead to the wrong information being included in a person's medical records.

6 pieces of information to gather at the scene of an accident

When you get into an accident with another driver, the commotion of the crash can be disturbing, and it may be difficult to remember to gather important information. Most drivers will remember to ask for things like the other driver’s name and insurance information, but there are other things that will be helpful to gather at the scene of the accident that may not be at the top of your mind.

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