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Mother files birth injury lawsuit against doctor


At times, Connecticut residents would probably agree that childbirth can be a very risky experience for both the child and the mother. Medical advances have significantly reduced birth injuries in the United States, thanks to the professionalism of doctors and nurses. However, there are instances when a trained medical professional fails to do the job properly, and the result is that the child experiences long-term damages.

Seasoned car accident attorneys understand the right processes


Car accidents can cause immense pain and suffering to a Connecticut victim and his or her family. Although departments of transportation and police conduct road awareness safety campaigns, it seems car accidents cannot be averted. If you are in a car accident, you need to talk to a reliable and seasoned attorney who can lay out the options available to seek justice and compensation.

Fatal accidents cost Connecticut a staggering $263 million


A recent study in Connecticut has shown that there has been a sharp rise in the cost of deaths from car accidents. Although the state police and transportation departments conduct road safety campaigns regularly, there has been no reduction in the number of accidents.

Hospital fights $18 million award in birth injury suit


For most of human history, childbirth has been a very dangerous experience for mother and child. Advances in medicine over the past 100 years or so have significantly reduced the hazards associated with childbirth, at least for births in the developed world, but these advances depend upon medical personnel doing their jobs carefully and professionally. Luckily, doctors and other delivery room staff are well trained and do their jobs well in most cases. However, there are unfortunately cases when they don't. When medical care falls below professional standards, a birth injury can lead to severe, lifelong health problems for the child.

Obtaining car accident records in Connecticut


There can be different reasons for car accidents, but one of the leading causes is distracted driving. A driver may be distracted for many reasons, including driving under the influence, driving while texting or driving while intoxicated. Connecticut authorities often evaluate various statistical data relating to car accidents in order to formulate the necessary rules for road safety.

Who can be held responsible for a birth injury?


Injury at birth can plague a child forever. Therefore, immense care needs to be taken to ensure that a child is not injured either before or during the birthing process. Unfortunately, every now and then an infant is injured and that injury may have long-term consequences for that child and his or her parents. Connecticut laws permit an infant's parents to seek legal recourse if their child is injured at the time of birth due to someone's negligence.

Two-car accident sends two to hospital in Connecticut


A two-car crash in Connecticut recently injured two people, requiring both to go to a local hospital. According to reports, the head-on collision happened in Goshen, Connecticut, an hour after noon and was captured by CCTV cameras in nearby businesses. While one of the victims was taken by ambulance to a hospital in Torrington, the other had to be airlifted to a medical facility in Hartford after being extricated from his vehicle.

Hit-and-run accident in Connecticut injures driver


New Haven residents probably know that a car accident can have a detrimental effect on the physical and emotional well-being of a victim. In addition to pain and suffering, the victim and his or her family also have to deal with financial issues resulting from high medical expenses and lost wages. The effects of an accident can become even more challenging if the accident was caused by negligence on the part of another motorist.

School bus accident leaves Connecticut educator dead


Morning rush hour in Hartford, Connecticut, can clog the roads with cars and school buses. Increased traffic increases the likelihood of car accidents caused by different factors, including negligence, potentially resulting in devastating outcomes.

Alleged impaired driver causes car accident in Connecticut


Drunk or drugged driving is a serious offense in Connecticut that can result in criminal and civil liabilities. Many New Haven drivers know that drunk driving increases the likelihood of an accident because alcohol affects a driver's focus and reaction time to a precarious road situation.

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