Through May 2021, nearly 3,900 nursing home residents in Connecticut have died as a result of COVID-19 and over 14,000 others were infected. In response to these figures, Yale University recently released a report titled “We Were Abandoned: How Connecticut Failed Nursing Home Workers and Residents During The COVID-19 Pandemic”.
At Trantolo & Trantolo, many of our staff members ride. We understand the challenges motorcycle riders face, which gives us a unique perspective when taking on an injury case.
A hernia occurs when the intestines or another abdominal organ gets pushed out of its normal position. Over the past few decades, surgeons have recommended a piece of mesh to repair these injuries.
Road traffic has significantly decreased over the past year. With fewer people commuting during the Coronavirus pandemic, areas previously known for congestion have become mostly clear for those still traveling. While these conditions may sound ideal, near-empty roads have resulted in more dangerous driving behaviors.
The National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) reports that slip and fall injuries account for about 8 million emergency visits each year. On the job, these accidents are the main reason employees miss work and lead to the most workers’ compensation claims.