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Family might consider wrongful death suit after fatal crash

The Memorial Day weekend unofficially marks the beginning of summer and an increase in traffic along Connecticut highways and parkways. It can also end in tragedy if drivers do not exercise due diligence at all times. Now one family may consider the merits of filing a wrongful death suit after a fatal wreck robbed them of their loved one.

If a loved one dies a possibly wrongful death, you are not alone

When you got out of bed that day, you had no way of knowing that your life would change forever. The call that your beloved family member was killed in an accident may be the worst news you will ever hear. If that death was the result of a suspected wrongful death, then the shock may be tinged with anger and frustration as well. Like you, other Connecticut families who have faced this horrible reality may not have known where to begin when trying to rebuild their lives.

Group claims safety guards may prevent some wrongful death wrecks

Due to the ever-increasing demand for goods, the nation's highways have seen an uptick in the numbers of tractor-trailers. As a result, the media regularly features stories of deadly crashes involving these vehicles. There are likely a number Connecticut families who have lost a loved one to these tragic crashes, some of whom may have filed a wrongful death claim thereafter.

Connecticut family may seek wrongful death suit against driver

No matter the type of motor vehicle one chooses for transportation, there is an ever-present risk of being involved in an accident. When a fatal wreck is the result of negligence or willful actions on the part of another party, then the victim's surviving family could elect to pursue a wrongful death suit. One Connecticut family may decide to take such a step after their tragic loss.

Connecticut family may opt to file wrongful death suit for wreck

There is little heartache to compare with losing a loved one in a tragic accident. When that loss is attributed to negligence or recklessness on the part of another, then the surviving family may elect to file a wrongful death claim against the party or parties deemed responsible. One Connecticut family may ponder their options after the driver in a fatal wreck was recently arrested by police.

Family may pursue wrongful death claim for fatal car crash

Though it is not a pleasant thought, one never knows when a serious car crash can change a family forever. These tragic accidents often result in a wrongful death that will leave not only an empty space at the dinner table but can also leave a family in financial dire straits. One Connecticut family is surely struggling following the loss of their beloved daughter in a tragic crash.

Wreck that killed 23-year-old man possibly a wrongful death case

Under any circumstances, a fatal accident is a terrible tragedy. In most cases, it's a tragedy that could have been avoided. Sadly, many wrongful death claims arise from that fact that the victim's life was taken as a result of the negligence of someone else. A recent fatal accident in Connecticut appears to prove the point. 

Evidence of negligence may lead to a wrongful death lawusit

Questionable circumstances surrounding the unexpected death of a loved one may compound an already difficult situation for surviving family members. Some families may have more questions than answers about what happened and may benefit from seeking the advice of an attorney to assess their legal options. A family with many questions regarding the apparent wrongful death of their loved one recently filed a claim for monetary damages in a federal civil court in Connecticut.

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 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.