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Meriden – Father Charged With Manslaughter And DUI

A father accused of DUI in a Meriden crash that killed his foster son has just been charged with manslaughter yesterday.

Back in September, James Bailey was driving on North Wall Street, with 17-year-old Alex Medina in the back seat, when he crashed their vehicle into a pole. Medina was thrown off the vehicle and sustained critical injuries. Authorities initially filed charges of reckless driving, reckless endangerment, assault with a motor vehicle and DUI against Bailey. Median fought for his life for a few days in the hospital. He eventually died on October 2. Due to this, Bailey is now facing an additional charge of vehicular manslaughter.

This case exemplifies the diligence that authorities would always exhibit when investigating road incidents and how suspects/culprits will eventually face charges commensurate to their actions. Obviously, they have to be brought to justice. What’s less apparent are the legal options aggrieved parties may be entitled to in cases where DUI, reckless behavior or negligence have been established. Talking to legal experts should help victims or their families make sense of these avenues.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

Note: Our blog reports on a variety of sensitive stories with the goal of raising awareness of accidents and the repercussions they can have. We use real news articles as our sources. Should a story be updated or a post on our site be inaccurate, please let us know so we can update our post. Our blog is not intended to be read as legal advice.


Westport – Highway Truck Accident

A truck figured in a highway crash in Westport late yesterday afternoon.

At approximately 5:34 p.m., emergency crews were dispatched to the northbound lanes of I-95 after authorities received reports of a crash in the area. According to responders, a truck crash occurred almost a mile before Exit 18 (Sherwood Island Connector). The accident resulted in injuries and prompted road crews to block off a portion of the highway to allow firefighters and paramedics to process and clear the site. It took more than an hour before officials cleared the scene of all obstructions. The crash is currently under investigation. More information, including the identities of those involved, will be released when appropriate.

Truck accidents can cause heavy delays and serious injuries in many cases and can be challenging for emergency crews to clear. Fortunately, authorities will always have various resources available to them so that they can effectively respond to this type of accident. It’s imperative that the causes of these incidents are quickly identified so that future crashes can be prevented. These things said, people injured in similar situations should be aware of their legal rights and options. In cases where negligence has been established, injured parties may have the option of seeking damages with the help of legal experts.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

Note: Our blog reports on a variety of sensitive stories with the goal of raising awareness of accidents and the repercussions they can have. We use real news articles as our sources. Should a story be updated or a post on our site be inaccurate, please let us know so we can update our post. Our blog is not intended to be read as legal advice.


Bridgeport – Multi-Vehicle Rollover Crash

Several vehicles were involved in an intersection crash in Bridgeport yesterday evening.

At around 6:20 p.m., reports came in of an accident at the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and Lincoln Boulevard. Emergency crews quickly converged at the scene and discovered several vehicles that had collided at the intersection, with one vehicle on its roof. Injuries were reported but all motorists involved have been accounted for and tended to by medical personnel. Authorities have yet to identify anyone and are currently investigating the incident. This post will be updated when officials release more info.

Despite the inclusion of safety features in all modern vehicles, rollover accidents still occur and typically indicate the severity of these incidents. Because of this, quickly identifying their causes is important so that future incidents can be avoided. Motorists involved in these situations also have to be aware of their options. Victims of reckless behavior or negligence may be entitled to damages under proper circumstances and with the help of legal experts.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

Note: Our blog reports on a variety of sensitive stories with the goal of raising awareness of accidents and the repercussions they can have. We use real news articles as our sources. Should a story be updated or a post on our site be inaccurate, please let us know so we can update our post. Our blog is not intended to be read as legal advice.


Wallingford – Highway Crash With Multiple Injuries

Authorities responded to and investigated a highway crash in Wallingford yesterday.

Officials received reports of the incident and immediately dispatched emergency crews to the northbound side of Route 15. Responders discovered a multiple-vehicle crash that occurred between Exits 64 and 65. Multiple injuries were reported and EMS support was requested to assist everyone involved in the crash. The severity of the incident forced officials to block off a portion of the highway, though all lanes have since been cleared. The crash is currently under investigation. Updates will be provided as soon as authorities release more info.

Road closures are sometimes required to allow responders to safety assist motorists involved in various road incidents. It also allows investigators to study and collect evidence which is imperative if culprits are to be brought to justice. Not only that, establishing liability will open various legal avenues that victims of these unfortunate events can explore. One of these options is seeking damages in cases where negligence has been discovered.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

Note: Our blog reports on a variety of sensitive stories with the goal of raising awareness of accidents and the repercussions they can have. We use real news articles as our sources. Should a story be updated or a post on our site be inaccurate, please let us know so we can update our post. Our blog is not intended to be read as legal advice.


East Hartford – Highway Crash

A crash occurred on the highway in East Hartford yesterday morning.

Fire and EMS teams were dispatched to the westbound lanes of I-84 after receiving reports of a crash in the area. According to responders, the accident occurred between Exits 56 and 55 and have resulted in moderate delays in the area. Injuries were reported, though officials have yet to specify the number of vehicles and motorists involved in the incident. The crash site has since been cleared, and everyone affected has since been tended to by emergency personnel. The crash is currently under investigation, and authorities will release updates when appropriate.

Accidents on major thoroughfares such as I-84 and I-95 almost always result in delays, and authorities are required to process and clear these crash sites as quickly as possible. Of course, this is done while still allowing enough time for crash investigators to do their work, as establishing liability is imperative. Officials can use data collected from these investigations to bring culprits to justice, while victims can use these to pursue legal options that can help them find closure.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

Note: Our blog reports on a variety of sensitive stories with the goal of raising awareness of accidents and the repercussions they can have. We use real news articles as our sources. Should a story be updated or a post on our site be inaccurate, please let us know so we can update our post. Our blog is not intended to be read as legal advice.


North Branford – Car-Motorcycle Crash

A minivan and a motorcycle collided in North Branford late yesterday afternoon.

Local officials received reports of the accident and immediately responded to an area on Foxon Road just in front of Jerome Harrison Elementary. According to authorities, a motorcycle and a red minivan collided in the area, resulting in injuries to a still-unspecified number of motorists. A section of the roadway between Merrick Drive and Sunset Road West was quickly blocked off to allow emergency crews to assist everyone involved in the crash. Officials also advised motorists in the area to temporarily seek alternate routes while the crash site is being cleared. The incident is currently under investigation. Updates will be provided as soon as more info becomes available.

Motorcycles colliding with other (and typically larger) vehicles almost always result in serious injuries, so these incidents are always investigated thoroughly for any ill-intent or negligent behavior. These investigations will not only allow authorities to bring responsible parties to justice but also allow aggrieved/injured individuals to pursue legal options that can help them cope and eventually find closure.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

Note: Our blog reports on a variety of sensitive stories with the goal of raising awareness of accidents and the repercussions they can have. We use real news articles as our sources. Should a story be updated or a post on our site be inaccurate, please let us know so we can update our post. Our blog is not intended to be read as legal advice.


Westport – Pedestrian Accident

A pedestrian was hit by a passing vehicle in Westport late yesterday evening.

Reports just came in of a pedestrian incident in front of 333 Post Road East. Emergency crews were dispatched to the area and discovered an injured pedestrian who was reportedly hit by an unidentified vehicle. No additional details yet regarding this incident, but firefighters and paramedics were requested and have arrived at the scene. It’s still unclear whether or not the vehicle stopped following the accident. This post will be updated as soon as officials release more info.

Authorities would always dispatch various emergency teams when responding to pedestrian incidents as these scenarios almost always result in serious injuries. It’s also important to quickly identify the causes of these accidents so that responsible parties can be made accountable. Not only that, in cases involving reckless or negligent behavior, victims may also have legal options at their disposal that can help them cope and find closure.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

Note: Our blog reports on a variety of sensitive stories with the goal of raising awareness of accidents and the repercussions they can have. We use real news articles as our sources. Should a story be updated or a post on our site be inaccurate, please let us know so we can update our post. Our blog is not intended to be read as legal advice.


Norwalk – Interstate Accident

An accident occurred on the highway in Norwalk early yesterday evening.

At approximately 6:22 p.m., state and local officials were alerted to a crash on the westbound lanes of I-95. Emergency responders arriving at the scene discovered an accident that occurred about a quarter of a mile past Exit 15 (Route 7), resulting in injuries to an unspecified number of motorists. Paramedics were requested to the area, and it took road crews about 40 minutes to clear the scene of all obstructions, though everyone involved has since been accounted for and assisted by medical personnel. No word yet on the cause of the crash or the number of people involved. The incident is currently being investigated.

Authorities are required to prepare for worst-case scenarios when responding to any road incident, typically sending both fire and EMS teams to accident sites. Obviously, this should benefit crash victims as their safety is always the priority. As motorists plying various roads in the state, we should be aware of our rights and options if ever we are involved in accidents, particularly those involving reckless or negligent behavior.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

Note: Our blog reports on a variety of sensitive stories with the goal of raising awareness of accidents and the repercussions they can have. We use real news articles as our sources. Should a story be updated or a post on our site be inaccurate, please let us know so we can update our post. Our blog is not intended to be read as legal advice.


Brooklyn – Fatalities In Midnight Crash

Three teens were involved in a truck accident in Brooklyn early Monday morning.

Authorities were alerted to the incident and, at approximately 12:15 a.m., dispatched firefighters and paramedics to North Society Road near Grass Road. The crash involved a Ford F-150 pickup truck with three occupants. According to initial reports, the truck was traveling north when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The truck swerved off the roadway, crashing into a guardrail before falling down an embankment. The vehicle also caught fire after coming to a stop. 17-year-old Brenna Ann Larson and 17-year-old Shawnna Wojnowski, both students at Harvard H. Ellis Technical High School in Danielson, sustained critical injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene. 17-year-old Ashley Adamo sustained serious injuries and was brought to Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Rhode Island. Officials have yet to identify the driver of the vehicle and are currently investigating the incident. A section of North Society Road was blocked off following the crash to allow investigators to collect evidence. This post will be updated as soon as authorities release more information.

Officials have yet to find evidence suggesting that another vehicle was involved in this crash. That said, investigators will consider and study all factors, including possible product defects/vehicle failures, before making any conclusion. Suffice it to say, any form of negligence not associated with any of the victims may allow their families to pursue certain legal options that can help them find closure.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

Note: Our blog reports on a variety of sensitive stories with the goal of raising awareness of accidents and the repercussions they can have. We use real news articles as our sources. Should a story be updated or a post on our site be inaccurate, please let us know so we can update our post. Our blog is not intended to be read as legal advice.


Southbury – Car Falls Down Brook

Emergency crews responded to a single-vehicle crash in Southbury last Sunday afternoon.

Firefighters and paramedics were dispatched to South Britain Road at around 2:00 p.m. and found an overturned car in the Transylvania Brook. According to initial reports, the vehicle suddenly swerved off the roadway, falling into the brook. The driver sustained injuries but was able to self-extricate. No word yet on whether or not other vehicles were involved in the crash. State environmental officials were also called in after responders noticed vehicle fluids seeping from the car and into the waterway. The incident is currently under investigation. This story will be updated as soon as more info becomes available.

Some single-vehicle accidents do not exhibit immediately apparent causes. It’s in these cases where witness reports and expert investigations work hand in hand to achieve the goal of establishing accountability. Obviously, this is important so that culprits can be brought to justice. What’s also important but less obvious is the option of crash victims to file for damages if they are cleared of any wrongdoing and if these incidents involve some form of negligence.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

Note: Our blog reports on a variety of sensitive stories with the goal of raising awareness of accidents and the repercussions they can have. We use real news articles as our sources. Should a story be updated or a post on our site be inaccurate, please let us know so we can update our post. Our blog is not intended to be read as legal advice.

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