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What compensation is available for a wrongful death?

If you have lost a loved one in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, you may be wondering what type of compensation you may be eligible for in Connecticut. A wrongful death claim can arise out of many different types of situations. A drunk driving accident, a workplace accident, a serious dog attack that leads to death and others are just some examples.

Medication errors are serious problem in U.S.

Medical malpractice can take many forms. Patients in Connecticut can be at risk of serious injury or even death from surgical errors, missed diagnoses and even erroneous diagnoses. Mistakes regarding medications are also known to cause harm to patients. According to Psychology Today, as many as 1.5 million people are injured by medication errors in the United States every year.

What is distracted driving?

Over the past couple of decades, mobile phones have become a mainstay for most people in the Connecticut and around the United States. This phenomenon has brought more attention to the topic of distracted driving. Cell phone use while behind the wheel has taken center stage as the virtual definition of distracted driving.

Drunk driver turns self in

Connecticut residents should always be on the lookout for drunk drivers. Now that the time change has occurred and more driving hours are in the dark and holidays are approaching, the risk of being hit by a drunk driver can seem even greater than before. In some instances, drunk drivers are able to be stopped by law enforcement before they cause any type of injury or death to others but that cannot always be counted on.