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November 2017 Archives

Teen killed in Connecticut car accident, driver critical

Many people may not think twice before getting into a vehicle as a passenger. Whether with a friend, family member or stranger driving, individuals are placing their lives into the hands of another person. Unfortunately, some drivers may not take the proper care with such a responsibility, and a serious car accident could take place. In some instances, this type of event could prove fatal.

Hoverboard fire risk may lead to products liability claims

When a product poses a safety risk, consumers need to know about that risk as soon as possible. Additionally, they need to know what type of problem the safety hazard could present and if there is a chance that injuries or other damage could occur. Unfortunately, many products could have defects or other issues that may harm users, and as a result, products liability claims may be warranted.

Fatal Connecticut motor vehicle accidents may cause complications

Serious car crashes can occur in the blink of an eye. Unfortunately, motor vehicle accidents have a tendency to have tragic outcomes, and those involved could face serious or fatal injuries. The ways in which individuals choose to deal with the aftermath of this type of event may differ, but for many parties, considering legal action may be warranted.

Medical malpractice could lead to unnecessary surgeries

Having to go through any type of medical procedure can be daunting. When it turns out that major surgeries were not necessary, patients may feel violated, confused and concerned over the issues. Because invasive medical procedures can have life-changing effects, individuals who have been the victims of such situations may wish to consider filing medical malpractice claims.

Verdicts & Settlements

Jura v Denegris / Bicyclist injured in collision with motor vehicle; a New Britain jury awarded the plaintiff $3,091,700.00 Less 10%. for comparative negligence reducing the net verdict to $2,782,530.00. The highest offer made by the defendants prior to the verdict was in $50,000. 00

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