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Motor vehicle accidents: Connecticut pedestrian killed in crash

Fatalities can happen under any number of circumstances. When motor vehicle accidents involve pedestrians, it is not unusual for those pedestrians to suffer fatal injuries. Unfortunately, many families are often left reeling after such events, and determining how to handle the situations can be difficult. However, some individuals may feel that legal action may suit their particular circumstances.

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.

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.

Motor vehicle accidents: Drunk driver critically injures child

Driving under the influence of alcohol is never advisable, and can place others nearby in harm's way. Motor vehicle accidents that occur under similar circumstances can be devastating, and those who come in contact with a drunk driver may find it nearly impossible to react in time to avoid a collision. A recent accident involving an intoxicated driver in Connecticut has reportedly left a 2-year-old child in critical condition.

Motor vehicle accidents caused by minors may cause complications

Single-vehicle accidents are sometimes considered less serious than other types of crashes. However, these motor vehicle accidents can just as easily result in severe injuries or fatalities. It is not uncommon for parties involved in such events to require medical treatment or hospitalization in order for their injuries to be properly treated.

Motor vehicle accidents may have fatal outcomes for motorcyclists

Collisions involving motorcycles and other vehicles may be some individuals' worst nightmare. Though many motorcyclists may choose to focus on the enjoyment of the ride rather than the potential hazards, the risk of motor vehicle accidents is often high for motorcyclists. Unfortunately, these accidents often have harrowing outcomes.

Rollover car accident may lead to Connecticut legal action

When a serious car crash results in multiple people suffering injuries, the event could lead to additional action needing to be taken. First, medical attention will need to be provided to those injured parties. Next, those who have been negatively affected by the car accident need to determine whether the circumstances could warrant their taking legal action for compensation.

U.S. lawmakers eager to speed progress of self-driving cars

Automobile safety has been improving slowly but steadily for decades. Cars are now safer, more reliable and more crashworthy than ever before. But there is still one major accident risk that has yet to be mitigated: human error. As long as human beings are behind the wheel, the rate of injurious and fatal car accidents can only fall so far.

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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