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Drunk driver sentenced to 7 years in prison after fatal accident

Despite numerous public campaigns aimed at reducing the number of drunk drivers on New Haven streets, there continue to be those that choose to drink and drive. As a result, car accidents happen. The people who drive intoxicated do so at the risk of not only their own personal safety, but the safety of their passengers and everyone else with whom they share the road. These drivers need to be held accountable for their actions in order to reduce the likelihood of it happening again.

Nursing home sued for wrongful death, negligence

When it becomes no longer possible for elderly people to care for themselves or when the scope of their care is beyond what loved ones can provide, it is often necessary to place them in a nursing home or care center in New Haven. It can be a tough decision to take your loved one out of his or her home and is certainly not something that you take lightly. When you entrust the care of your loved one into the hands of a care center, you do so expecting that they will provide a high level of care and compassion.

Mismanagement of labor leaves newborn with brain injury

For a good majority of parents living in New Haven, the birth of their child is a day they will likely never forget. It can bring a rush of emotions that include joy, fear and hope for the future. Many parents say that the day their child was born is a day that changed their lives forever.

Pit bull in quarantine after biting child

Pit bulls have received a lot of negative attention in recent years for widely reported attacks on adults and children both in Connecticut and around the country. Pit bulls include certain breeds of dogs, one of which is the American Pit Bull Terrier. These types of dogs are those that are most commonly used in illegal dog fighting in the country. Because of the pit bull’s history, some areas have set certain restrictions for owning them while others have come right out and banned them.

New Haven woman charged with manslaughter after car accident

Most citizens of New Haven, CT wouldn't dream of there ever being a chance of them being charged with manslaughter. Since manslaughter involves killing another person without premeditation or malice, a reckless driver may fit into that category. This is why it is so important to think things through before you get behind the wheel and act negligently on the road. Not only do you have the chance of taking someone else's life, you may spend a large percentage of your own behind bars.