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Following a serious accident there are many matters that need to be addressed. One of those things could be pursuing a personal injury lawsuit. Since most people in this situation are focused on healing and unaware of what that course of action entails, it can be scary. We understand that and work with our clients to find the best way to resolve their personal injury claims.

What type of damages can be awarded for a wrongful death?

If you have suffered the loss of a loved one due to the negligence of someone else, you know all too well how permanent the pain you suffer is. Many situations can cause Connecticut residents to endure the loss of companionship and family when a wrongful death occurs. These can include medical malpractice, a fatal car crash, a fatal workplace accident and more. While nothing can bring your loved one back, the law does provide you with the opportunity to seek financial compensation.

Are Connecticut’s OUI penalties tough enough?

If you have been involved in an accident caused by a drunk driver, you will have many questions. Some of those questions can be about liability for damages and medical expenses. Other concerns might be about what type of consequences a person who has caused the drunk driving accident might face. Connecticut’s penalties for convicted drunk drivers were recently updated. The changes took effect on July 1, 2015 according to the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles.

Man loses ear in pit bull attack

Many Connecticut residents enjoy having dogs as their treasured pets and companions. It is well known that some dog breeds are considered more aggressive than others. Additionally, many pet owners and dog advocates indicate that even these dogs can be trained to behave well. Sadly, not all people work with their dogs appropriately to ensure that their inherent aggressive natures are kept in check. This is often the situation in cases where people sustain serious dog bite injuries.

What are the important things to do after a dog attack?

Dog bites can be traumatic, dangerous, and even fatal in some cases. People who have a fear of dog or dog bites are often well justified, especially if they have been attacked before. Dealing with dog bites can be difficult and scary whether it is a first bite or not.

How many people die in drunk driving accidents?

There are many dangers on the road that face Connecticut residents. Whether as drivers, passengers or pedestrians, you can be at risk for sustaining serious injuries from an auto accident. Such an accident could be caused by a reckless, distracted or fatigued driver. It can also be caused by an alcohol-impaired driver. While you are aware that drunk driving is dangerous, you may wonder how extensive this problem is in Connecticut.