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Wrongful Death Archives

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.

Connecticut wrongful death: 1 killed in I-84 crash

A Connecticut man recently lost his life in a tragic accident on I-84. Authorities are still trying to figure out what led to this unfortunate incident. The seemingly wrongful death of the victim has no doubt left his loved ones with questions that need answers and significant monetary and emotional challenges from which they may struggle to overcome.

Alleged DUI driver may face wrongful death lawsuit

In most vehicle accidents that involve big rigs and passenger cars, the semi drivers walk away unscathed while those in the car are killed or severely injured. However, in a recent crash in Connecticut, it was the truck driver who was killed while the driver of the car was uninjured. This accident may lead to a wrongful death lawsuit.