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What Caused Your Accident?

If you have been injured in any type of accident, our personal injury attorneys at the Law Offices of James L. O'Rourke will help you pursue compensation for your medical bills and other losses.

When you schedule a consultation at our law office, one of our experienced lawyers will meet with you one-on-one to discuss your car accident, help you determine what your case might be worth and help you take the next steps. Our goal is to help you recover the maximum possible compensation for your losses, ensuring you have the resources you need to cope with the effects of the accident.

Determining Causes Of The Accident

Automobile accidents in which drivers or passengers are seriously injured or killed are always terrible. When there is doubt about the cause of an accident, which may be hidden by vehicle damage, an experienced trial attorney can research and investigate the real cause of harm. These are two actual accident cases.

Safety-Check Failure

Three disabled residents returning from a picnic outing were killed when ejected from their van, which overturned in a crash. A jury awarded compensatory damages and punitive damages to the decedents' survivors when investigation revealed liability on the part of the group home. Research showed that the group home was negligent in hiring the driver, who had extensive criminal and traffic violation records. He also failed to conduct a safety check on the van, which had a flat tire, prior to departure because he was driving under the influence of alcohol and illegal drugs.

Negligent Hiring

After a driver who was struck from behind by an 18-wheel truck suffered brain damage, examination revealed that the truck drivers' employer and a professional driving organization had failed to conduct criminal background checks, which would have revealed the driver's two previous accidents and felon status. The injured driver and his wife received a negligence settlement from the trucking company following the first day of trial.

Contact Us To Discuss Your Accident Causes Further

To schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys, contact us online or call 203-864-4427. Our three office locations serve clients in Bridgeport, Stratford, Shelton and the surrounding areas.

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Contact The Law Offices Of James L. O'Rourke Today

If you have been injured in an accident, our experienced personal injury attorneys will help you pursue the full compensation you deserve. To schedule a free consultation, contact us online or call 203-864-4427. We are ready to take your call 24/7. Evening and weekend appointments are available upon request, as are home or hospital room visits. Spanish translation services are available.

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Stratford Office
1825 Barnum Avenue, Suite 201
Stratford, CT 06614

Toll Free: 800-658-1245
Phone: 203-864-4427
Fax: 203-377-2770
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221 Nells Rock Road
Shelton, CT 06484

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Phone: 203-864-4427
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