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What damages can be awarded for reckless driving?

In Connecticut, a court can award double or triple damages in a wrongful death lawsuit in certain circumstances. A plaintiff must prove that the defendant deliberately or with reckless disregard drove a vehicle in violation of a law and that this violation was a substantial factor in causing the injury or death.

What are the number behind fatal boating accidents?


Being a passenger or guest on a recreational boat may be an enjoyable event. However, a tragedy may result from the negligence or recklessness of a boat owner or its crew. An operator's lack of care for passengers can lead to a fatal boating accident.

Connecticut Supreme Court will rule on fatal truck crash


A runaway dump truck with brake failure careened down the mountain on Route 44 into Avon and crashed into 19 vehicles on July 29, 2005. Years later, on April 30, 2013, the state Supreme Court will hear the appeal of a seriously injured accident victim and the widow of a New Hartford man killed in the crash who sued the Connecticut Department of Transportation.

Settlement reached in Connecticut boat accident lawsuit


On April 4, the parties settled a multi-million dollar lawsuit in Bridgeport Superior Court. The plaintiff was seeking compensatory and punitive damages for the death of a passenger who was swept off of a powerboat traveling in the Caribbean Sea. A confidentiality agreement blocks disclosure of the settlement amount from the lawsuit, which was filed two years ago.

90-year-old motorist charged for death of motorcyclist


Motorcyclists have virtually no protection or structural defense against larger vehicles. These dangers are even further compounded when the driver of the other vehicle is elderly and suffers physical limitations.

Connecticut wrongful death suit may result from cyclist's death

It is becoming more common for bicyclists to share the road with motor vehicles. Therefore, it's very important for drivers to be watchful in order to keep tragic accidents from occurring. It has been over a month since one Connecticut family suffered the loss of their loved one who died as he was riding his bicycle. Following the arrest of the driver who was involved in the fatal accident, the family of the decedent may be considering a wrongful death claim.

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