Connecticut residents who get hurt in a car accident may be able to seek financial compensation by filing a personal injury case against the at-fault party in the crash. However, the viability of such a claim will largely depend on the facts and evidence surrounding the accident. For injured people who do have viable claims, the biggest question they have usually relates to the kind of damages they can seek.
Connecticut bicyclists truly enjoy the best of multiple worlds. They save money on gas, they get to enjoy the fresh air of being outside, they stay healthy and, at the same time, they have a lot of fun riding their bicycles withe friends. However, bike riding can be dangerous and many a Connecticut cyclist has unintentionally lost his or he life after getting into a traffic accident. This article will discuss a few important safety practices that can help cyclists avoid getting into a crash.
Police in Milford, Connecticut, have arrested and accused a man of drunk driving in connection to a fatal car crash. The accident, which happened on a recent Sunday, claimed the life of a 24-year-old male pedestrian. The accused drunk driver was a 46-year-old man from New Haven.
Automaker Honda recently announced plans to pay U.S. Honda and Acura dealerships special compensation for sales problems caused by Takata airbags. Honda stopped the sale of approximately 1.7 million of its cars last January in an effort to prevent further injuries and deaths related to the dangerously defective Takata airbags included in these vehicles. However, the stop on sales caused dealerships to suffer tremendous financial losses.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving has produced some great statistics on drunk driving. One important piece of information that points to the success of MADD relates to the fact that drunk driving deaths have dropped by 50 percent since the inception of MADD in 1980. This is a particularly incredible stat -- especially considering the fact that there are more cars than ever on the road these days.