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How long do I have to file a medical malpractice claim?

Every year, people pass away and experience a lower quality of life due to medical professional negligence. In New London, and communities throughout the entire state of Connecticut, it is important for you to stand up for your rights if you believe that you have experienced medical malpractice firsthand. However, you should familiarize yourself with the statute of limitations for medical malpractice claims in this state and make sure that you take action in a timely manner and before it is too late.

A closer look at distracted driving

While many people realize the risks that are associated with drunk driving, speeding and other types of reckless behavior on the road, it is crucial for all drivers to realize just how dangerous distracted driving truly is. In New London, and other parts of Connecticut, distracted drivers may cause an accident that claims lives or leads to permanent and debilitating injuries for those involved in the crash, which highlights the importance of avoiding distractions when behind the wheel.

How many pedestrians die in hit-and-run accidents?

Whether you are sideswiped by another vehicle while trying to make a turn or involved in a head-on collision, the details surrounding auto accidents vary from one crash to another. However, in New London, and other cities in Connecticut, accidents can be especially dangerous for pedestrians. If you walk to work, exercise or regularly take to the street for another reason, it is important to understand the prevalence of fatal hit-and-run accidents involving pedestrians.

Connecticut man injured after being hit by drunk driver

Each day, drivers' lives are upended by the poor decisions of other people on the road. From speeding to using a cell phone while behind the wheel, there are many examples of recklessness that continue to result in tragic wrecks. However, intoxicated drivers and those who operate a vehicle while drunk are especially dangerous in New London, and roads throughout Connecticut. Even though a considerable amount of attention has been given to driving under the influence in recent years, drivers continue to disregard laws and put lives at risk.

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