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The Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association believes that a community can only thrive when its people are well-informed, involved, and when we have a civil justice system that works for all people. Our goal is to provide Connecticut's citizens with information on issues that are important to all of us.

Do you know of other valuable resources we should suggest? If so, tell us about them and we'll share them with the community.

Public Safety

CTLA is committed to educating the public on issues of safety, and sharing what we've learned as trial lawyers to help keep Connecticut's citizens safe.

Here you'll find practical tips and information on a variety of safety topics. Here's a sample of our articles, on automobile safety and avoiding medical errors:

  • Protect Your Teenage Driver
    Drivers under the age of 21 are almost five times more likely to be involved in a fatal accident compared to drivers over the age of 30. One of the greatest concerns for any parent is when your child asks for the keys to the car.

  • 10 Ways to Avoid Medical Errors
    The Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association is an organization committed to helping you to protect your safety. This article lists 10 ways that you can help yourself avoid being a victim of a medical error.


Civil Justice System

The mission of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association is to promote a fair and effective justice system and to support attorneys as they work to ensure that any person who is injured by the misconduct or negligence of others can obtain justice in Connecticut courtrooms, even when taking on the most powerful interests.

CTLA strives to improve the quality of health care, take dangerous medicines and foodstuffs from our shelves, make roads and workplaces less hazardous and to ensure that victims of negligence and misconduct find redress in Connecticut�s courts.

Workers' Compensation

Perhaps the most misunderstood area of the law, workers' compensation can be a complex and frustrating system for injured workers. This area can provide some background and direction for an injured worker negotiating his or her way through the system.

Insurance & Big Corporations

In this section you will find resources that expose the truth about the insurance and corporate world and how their lobbying efforts affect real issues you face every day, including health care, auto insurance, homeowners insurance and how big corporations obscure and twist the truth about the civil justice system.

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