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Connecticut car accident results in death of 6-year-old girl

As Connecticut residents enjoy the remaining days of summer, many preparations are no doubt underway for the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend. Last-minute getaways, camping trips, backyard BBQs and more bring people together to celebrate the transition from late summer to early fall. Along with these enjoyable times can come an increased danger of a car accident. Many a fatal accident happens over a holiday weekend like Labor Day as well as the weeks leading up to it.

What is amnesia?

Among the many concerns when someone is injured such as in a car accident, dog attack or other event is whether or not any brain damage has been sustained. Connecticut residents who suffer a brain injury can experience a range of consequences depending upon the severity of their head injury. One condition that can result is amnesia. While most people have heard of amnesia, few may fully understand it.

What is an ignition interlock device?

If you or someone you love has been in an auto accident caused by a drunk driver, you may especially want to know about the consequences that can be faced by that drunk driver. In Connecticut, these penalties can include jail time, fines and the loss of driving privileges. Some people who are allowed to drive again after causing a drunk driving accident may be required to use an ignition interlock device.

One teen killed, another injured in boating accident

Accidents are a sad reality of life in today’s world. These can include car crashes, motorcycle accidents, on-the-job accidents and more. In the best case scenario, minor property damage is the only consequence that people in Connecticut have to deal with. In the most tragic of situations, a wrongful death can leave family members, friends and sometimes an entire community grieving the loss of a loved one unnecessarily.