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May 2018 Archives

Fatal pedestrian accidents happening more frequently

Connecticut pedestrians and drivers must share the road to make certain that everyone stays safe. Unfortunately, there are incidents where pedestrians will be hit by a car and suffer injuries and death. The vulnerability of pedestrians leaves them susceptible to the worst-case scenario when they are hit. While automakers and legislators are actively trying to formulate and implement strategies to improve safety, recent information shows a trending and troublesome rise in the number of fatal pedestrian accidents across the U.S. It is important that people are aware of this to avoid an accident and to know what to do after one has happened in terms of seeking compensation in a personal injury lawsuit.

Workers' compensation and exams from different doctors

Connecticut workers who are injured on the job might be eligible to receive workers' compensation. It is important, however, to remember that there are certain rules that the state has in place to ensure those who should be getting benefits are receiving them. Part of that is the medical examination to determine the extent of the injuries. To assess that, the worker might be asked to have an Employer/Respondent's Examination. This was previously referred to as IME. The worker need not be concerned about medical expenses with this request as they are paid for by the employer/respondent.

Fatal accident injures motorcycle passenger, kills passenger

Motorcycles are a common sight on the Connecticut roads and drivers of conventional vehicles must be aware of them. Since a motorcycle rider is so inherently vulnerable to injuries and death in a crash, it is imperative for drivers to share the road with them and adhere to the law when it comes to turning, yielding or any other maneuver that could place riders in jeopardy. Even when drivers do exercise that caution, there will still be motorcycle accidents. When they happen and a rider is injured or killed, it is critical that the injured person and the family of the person who was killed understands the steps necessary to file a personal injury or wrongful death legal case.

Fatal workplace accident kills construction contractor after fall

Construction is a vital part of the landscape in Connecticut. It provides jobs, completes required maintenance and builds structures for residences and businesses. Regardless of its importance, it is undeniable that the work itself can be dangerous to the workers. They are frequently stationed at great heights, working with heavy equipment and are placing their trust in co-workers and employers to ensure a safe workplace. When there is an accident and a worker is fatally injured, it is vital for the family left behind to understand the importance of a wrongful death legal filing.

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