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February 2017 Archives

Connecticut car accidents: head-on crash seriously injures 2

There are many different factors that can contribute to an accident on the road. Driving while distracted or under the influence are just two examples of situations that can cause serious car accidents to occur. Many drivers adhere to traffic laws in order to reduce the possibility of a collision, but reacting to the mistakes of others can be challenging. Two people have been hospitalized after a recent accident in Connecticut.

Late-night car accidents leave two dead in Connecticut

Some people try to avoid driving late at night. In certain areas, a roadway may not be particularly well-lit, which may increase the possibility for car accidents to occur. Even if a driver is confident in his or her ability to travel under these circumstances, other drivers may not be as proficient. A recent late-night accident in Connecticut resulted in the death of two women.

Danger of car accidents involving pedestrians in Connecticut

With high gas prices and heavy traffic, more and more people are choosing to walk instead of drive. Choosing the sidewalk over the road may have many benefits, but it can also put a person's safety at risk. Even if a pedestrian is extremely careful while walking near traffic, being able to react to a fast moving car can be difficult. Recent reports in Connecticut suggest a high increase in car accidents involving pedestrians.

Connecticut car accidents: Several injured, 1 killed in car crash

Several people were injured and one was killed in a car crash in Connecticut earlier this month. Multiple vehicles were involved in the wreck. The details of this event are still coming out, but when car accidents do happen, according to the state, the victims and/or their loved ones may have legal recourse.

How long do I have to file a wrongful death claim?

When a loved one dies due to someone else's negligence, surviving family members may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses. This can be done by filing a wrongful death claim in a Connecticut civil court. However, there are limitations as to how long one can wait to file such a claim.

Connecticut premises liability: Hotels and bed bug injuries

It is not uncommon to hear of bed bug infestations at hotels in Connecticut and elsewhere. These little pests may pack a small bite, but they can do a lot of damage -- physically, psychologically and even financially. Anyone who has suffered as a result of coming in contact with these bugs during a hotel stay may be able to file a premises liability claim against the property owners and any others believed responsible.

Connecticut car accidents: 1 killed, several injured in wreck

Authorities in Connecticut are in the process of investigating a multi-vehicle car wreck that killed one person and left several others injured. Car accidents with outcomes such as this are, unfortunately, common. After such events, it is normal for those negatively affected, whether they be victims or the surviving family members of victims, to question liability.

Connecticut wrongful death: Man killed in single car crash

A single-vehicle car crash claimed the life of one individual on Christmas morning. This incident is said to have occurred in Meriden. As the victim was a passenger in the vehicle, his surviving family members may be able to pursue wrongful death actions in a Connecticut civil court in an effort to seek compensation for their losses.