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James J Nugent

James Nugent’s Legal Guides

5 total

  • Landlord’s Liability for Injuries to Children: Connecticut Supreme Court Looks at “Foreseeability"

    Court ruled “we are hard pressed to conceive of any set of circumstances in which it would be reasonable for a landlord, on the basis of his or her belief that pieces of broken concrete pose no inhere

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  • Representing People, Not Just Handling Cases

    In To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch tells Scout: “You never really understand a person until you consider things from their point of view… until you climb inside it and walk around in it.” Crawlin

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  • Birth Injuries: Lack of Oxygen During Labor & Delivery Can Lead to Cerebral Palsy and Brain Damage.

    Of the many potential risks involved in childbirth, perhaps none is more impactful than when a baby is deprived of oxygen. “Hypoxia” is the term used for this inadequate level of oxygen before and/or

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  • New Law Remedies Connecticut Supreme Court’s Slander of Horses as Inherently Dangerous and "Vicious"

    Connecticut’s governor signed House Bill 5044 into law. The bill, which the Connecticut House of Representatives passed in a unanimous 138-0 vote, declares horses to not be inherently dangerous and pr

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  • What Happens to Your Personal Injury Case If You Were Partially At Fault?

    What happens when the injured or deceased person who has brought a lawsuit alleging someone else is responsible for the incident was also somewhat responsible? Sometimes, multiple parties may be at fa

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