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April 2017 Archives

Settlement reached in motorcycle accident from 2015

When an individual is injured in a serious crash, the road to justice and fair compensation can take some time. It is frustrating to wait as a personal injury case makes its way through the courts, but a positive outcome is often worth that wait. Such is the case for a Connecticut man who recently agreed to a significant settlement after a 2015 motorcycle accident left him seriously injured.

Proposed law could impact wrongful death lawsuits

Most Connecticut residents understand that if a loved one is killed as the result of the negligence of another, there is a right to legal recourse for those left behind. However, the process of constructing a wrongful death legal case is a complicated matter, and there are many different variables at play. These cases rely heavily on the outcome of police investigations into fatal accidents. The evidence gathered during those investigations can be used as a base for a civil lawsuit.

1 killed, 1 injured in West Haven motorcycle accident

When a Connecticut driver gets behind the wheel of a vehicle or begins to operate a motorcycle, he or she assumes a large number of responsibilities. Taking to the open road involves more than just getting from point A to point B; drivers must also take care to maintain safe road conditions for others with whom they share the road. That is also true in regard to passengers, as evidenced in a recent motorcycle accident that took the life of one person and injured another.

Fatal accident results in recent criminal charges

When a family is faced with a sudden and tragic loss at the hands of a careless driver, the wait for justice can seem indefinite. Investigating these types of cases can take many months, and families are often left feeling hopeless as they wait for a legal resolution to the matter. An example is found in a Connecticut case in which a fatal accident took the life of a Norwich man, with criminal charges finally being issued against the driver.

Keeping motorcyclists safe on our roadways

Motorcycle season is here again and sometimes we forget just how serious a motorcycle accident can be. These types of accidents happen in seconds and can be extreme devastating or fatal. What are some things that drivers need to keep in mind when they are on the road with motorcyclists?