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August 2015 Archives

What type of damages can be awarded in a wrongful death lawsuit?

Most Connecticut residents know that they can choose to file a wrongful death lawsuit against a company or individual if they believe that their loss of a loved one was due to a company's or individual's negligence. However, they may not be aware that there are two different types of damages that they can sue for during the process. So exactly what are these two types of damages that can be part of a wrongful death lawsuit?

CDC report indicates higher mortality rates for some bicyclists

Connecticut motorists know that they must constantly be alert for cyclists. This helps to ensure they are doing what they can to prevent a bicycle accident. However, a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control indicates that there has been a substantial increase in bicycle fatalities for certain populations in the country.

Avoiding aggressive drivers on Connecticut roadways

Many Connecticut drivers have been the victims of either aggressive drivers or road rage. This behavior has become far too common on many state roads, and it has led to injuries and even death. It can stem from congestion on the roads, a sense of territory and a decline in general courtesy on the road. Here are a few behaviors to practice that can help avoid road rage situations.

Connecticut police step up enforcement of distracted driving

Distracted driving has become a national problem, and Connecticut is not immune from its dangers. Far too many drivers in the state have been using their cellphones and other devices while driving, which has led to many accidents. These accidents have killed a number of residents, and left others seriously injured. Now area authorities have once again stepped up efforts to curb this dangerous activity.

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