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Understanding wrongful death in Connecticut

Death is a normal part of life indeed. However, there are many different types of situations that can result in the unnecessary loss of life. Too many people in Connecticut die every year due to the negligence of others. Medical malpractice, a drunk driving car crash, a fatal workplace accident and more are all examples of such situations. Friends and family members are left grieving the loss of companionship they expected to have for many more year to come.

What types of damages are awarded for wrongful death?

Many events can lead to the unexpected loss of a loved one. A fatal workplace accident and a deadly drunk driving car crash are just two examples of events that claim lives unnecessarily, leaving friends and family members to grieve. In the state of Connecticut, a wrongful death is legally able to be compensated based upon different considerations. If you have lost a relative in a fatal accident, you should understand how this works.

Attorney Eileen R. Becker Wins Jury Verdict In Premise Liability Case

A New Haven jury just decided that two Loughlin FitzGerald, P.C. clients were not legally responsible for personal injuries and other damages allegedly sustained by a claimant at the clients' rental property. The claimant's attorney asked for an award of $1.77 million.

Attorney Eileen Becker Wins Car Accident Case Before New Haven Jury

On April 29, 2015, a New Haven jury ruled in favor of a Loughlin FitzGerald, P.C. client in a motor vehicle accident case, tried before the Hon. Richard Burke. The client, represented by Loughlin FitzGerald trial lawyer Eileen R. Becker, had been sued in the Superior Court of Connecticut for damages sustained by a woman who claimed to have been injured in a car accident that occurred at an intersection in Wallingford, Connecticut.

What are Connecticut’s laws on dog bites?

A dog may be a man’s best friend but there are important reasons to make sure that dogs and humans alike are protected against harm. When dogs attack people, the injuries, physical pain and emotional scarring can be severe. A look at a report published by the Connecticut General Assembly on the state’s dog bite laws gives an overview of how Connecticut handles this subject.

Paramedic killed by drunk driver

Connecticut residents know that there are risks inherent on the roads every day. Whether as a pedestrian, bicyclists, motorcyclist or occupant in a vehicle, the chance of being in an auto accident exists. When an accident is caused by the negligence of a drunk driver, the emotional impact can add to the challenges experienced by victims and loved ones.

Traumatic brain injury signs and symptoms

Every year in the state of Connecticut and all across the country, people of all ages are seriously and even fatally wounded by traumatic brain injuries. Accident incidents can result in immediate and life-altering brain trauma, and often have profound consequences for entire families. Identifying TBI symptoms early is a crucial part of providing timely and effective treatment. Provided here is a brief overview of some of the signs and symptoms commonly associated with brain injury incidents.

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