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Wrongful Death

USA TODAY Investigation Part 2: Retail Companies Enable Port Trucker Exploitation

A recent USA TODAY Network investigation revealed widespread abuse of port truckers, who transport goods short distances from Southern California ports to warehouses where they are stored before being transported to stores throughout the country. The… Read More

Guide to the Connecticut Wrongful Death Statute

Losing a loved one is tragic, particularly when your loved one's death was caused by another person's negligence and could have been prevented. Nothing can make up for your loss, but filing a Connecticut wrongful death lawsuit may provide a sense of… Read More

Waterbury Hit and Run Driver Arrested After Fatal Car Accident

A 23-year-old woman has been arrested for a hit and run accident that caused the death of a young mother Monday morning on Bronson Street in Waterbury. The victim was a 22-year-old woman who was standing outside her parked 1998 Honda Civic when the other… Read More

Two Children Killed in Fatal Bristol Car Crash

A tragic car accident occurred last night when two children, ages four and seven, were killed in a head-on collision in Bristol, Conn. The accident occurred in the area of Pinebrook Terrace on Middle Street at 12:30 a.m. Four adults were also treated… Read More

Route 4 Crash in Burlington, CT Kills Woman, Injures Four

Thursday afternoon, a 57-year-old woman from Torrington was killed when she collided with a truck on Route 4 in Burlington near the Farmington town line. Four other people were also injured in the crash. Police are still investigating the incident, according… Read More

Thanksgiving Accidents and Arrests Down in Connecticut This Year

There is some good news for Connecticut motorists this morning. State police released a report showing that this Thanksgiving week, there were fewer accidents, arrests and injuries on the road than the previous year. Thanksgiving week typically sees a… Read More

Should Connecticut Courts Recognize a Wrongful Death Claim on Behalf of a Fetus?

The Supreme Court may soon be addressing whether a non-viable fetus born alive has the right to pursue a wrongful death action.  The question will be whether a fetus, incapable of living independent of its mother, has a cause of action for wrongful death… Read More

Wrongful Death Lawsuits May be Filed in a Variety of Scenarios

When many people think of wrongful death lawsuits they likely associate them with incidents such as car accidents. This is not the only time such a case might be filed however. A wrongful death lawsuit could be appropriate any time that a life is lost… Read More

Investigation into Train Crash Continues

In a previous post we wrote about a fatal train accident that resulted in the death of six individuals. The crash occurred when the train collided with an SUV that was parked on the train tracks. Since then, authorities have been trying to determine what… Read More

Fatal Train Accident Claims Lives of 6

Each day trains transport passengers to and from New York City. Some of the people who ride those trains are actually residents of the state of Connecticut who utilize the mode of transportation to get to work each weekday. On most of these occasions… Read More