The unexpected death of a loved one is always difficult news. When that loss comes as a result of a preventable car accident, that sense of loss if often compounded. Unfortunately, a family in Connecticut is likely still adjusting to the loss of one of their loved ones as police work to determine the cause of the accident that resulted in his death.
The human body is a complex structure with all parts working together. As such, it may be difficult to determine what part is actually malfunctioning based on a Connecticut patient's symptoms alone, making it necessary for health care providers to perform appropriate diagnostic tests. Unfortunately, parents in another state claim in a medical malpractice lawsuit that a doctor's failure to do so resulted in the removal of their young son's testicle.
Drivers in Connecticut and across the country are expected to remain vigilant at all times while driving. However, extra care is necessary under certain conditions, such as bad weather or heavy traffic. Failure to take this care could, unfortunately, result in a car accident with serious consequences.
There are many good drivers on Connecticut roadways. These drivers obey all traffic rules, including the speed limit, while remaining alert and ready to respond to changing conditions. However, even the safest drivers are sometimes unable to properly respond to the negligent actions of others. In fact, two people were reportedly killed in a fatal car accident said to have been caused by a wrong-way driver.
In some cases, patients in Connecticut go to the doctor for their regular checkup only to learn that they have a serious medical condition that requires additional -- and immediate -- intervention. Patients expect that their doctors will identify such a condition and promptly refer them for more treatment. Unfortunately, a family in another state claims in a medical malpractice lawsuit that one doctor indicated that a women was not experiencing a medical emergency when she was, resulting in a delay in hospital transportation that ultimately resulted in the woman's death.
During the holiday seasons, many people may observe additional traffic as people travel to spend time with family and friends and complete holiday shopping. While drivers should remain vigilant at all times, it is especially important to do so when there could be increased traffic. Unfortunately, a recent car accident in Connecticut, believed to have been caused by a driver who failed to respond to slowing traffic, has resulted in a fatality.
Consumers in Connecticut and across the country have certain expectations when they use the products that they purchase -- understandably so. They expect that manufacturers and designers will go to great lengths to ensure the safety of users and inform users if they become aware of any problems. Unfortunately, this may not always be the case, resulting in injury. In fact, a man in another state recently sued Suzuki Motor of America due to its failure to appropriately respond to a potentially dangerous product.
People in Connecticut have various hobbies and pastimes. For some, viewing cars at car shows is something that engages their interests. Though viewing such vehicles may inspire a driver to attempt to demonstrate the features of their own vehicles, doing so could ultimately cause serious harm. In fact, police believe that a recent car accident was caused by a driver attempting a "burn-out."
People in Connecticut likely come into contact with a variety of different substances each and every day. In many cases, people are unaware of this contact but put their faith in manufacturers that all products have been determined to be safe or, if not, proper warnings are provided. Unfortunately, a man in another state claims that his contact with a dangerous product, an herbicide, has left him with incurable cancer.
Because some people in Connecticut and across the country spend so much of their time behind the wheel of a vehicle, it may be easy to take their safety for granted. Unfortunately, something as simple as momentarily crossing a dividing line could ultimately result in a serious motor vehicle accident. In fact, three people were recently hospitalized following a head-on collision.