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Stafford – Several Injuries In Charity Event

Several people were injured when a golf cart they were riding in overturned last Sunday.

The Sun Valley Beach Club on Old Springfield Road hosted a concert last weekend benefitting the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Connecticut. At approximately 6:09 p.m., emergency crews responded to reports of an accident inside the property and discovered an overturned golf cart that injured at least six people. Five of the victims were transported to a local trauma center, while one declined treatment. Authorities are still investigating the crash and will release more information as they become available.

While this accident is still being investigated, it’s important to note that injuries caused by negligence or product defects, if established in this case, can entitle those involved to file for damages/compensation if legal experts deem circumstances to be appropriate.

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 – Driver Injured In Shooting

A motorist sustained gunshot injuries in Bridgeport last Sunday evening.

A few minutes before midnight, authorities received reports of gunshots in the vicinity of 200 Hallett Street. Local police responded and found an empty car with blood residue and bullet holes. Investigators immediately cordoned off and scoured the scene for evidence. A short time later, officials received reports of a wounded person entering Bridgeport Hospital. The victim was seriously hurt but remained responsive. Authorities are now investigating the connection between these two incidents. They have yet to gather information about possible suspects and will update the public when appropriate.

Investigators handling this case will consider all possibilities in establishing liability/accountability. A suspect has yet to be identified, but if any form of negligence or reckless behavior is eventually discovered, personal injuries sustained can be grounds for filing damage claims.

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.


Southington – Prison Sentence For Injuring Woman

A woman was just sentenced in Southington last Tuesday for stealing a car and injuring its owner.

39-year-old Amy Florian was given a 30-day jail sentence for a plea bargain related to a July 2018 case where she stole another woman’s car after getting into an argument with her. The victim tried to stop the suspect but was subsequently dragged along the road for several feet, sustaining multiple injuries in the process. The terms of the plea bargain include a year in prison, to be suspended after 30 days served, and two years of probation. Florian will also shoulder the victim’s medical and property damage expenses during her probationary period.

Taking note of this and other similar cases inform us of our rights and options when injured in any road-related incident. Consulting an expert in this legal field can also be beneficial if ever we or our loved ones are involved in analogous situations.

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 – Woman Seriously Injured In Altercation

A woman was thrown off a car in Bridgeport yesterday morning.

The incident occurred in the area of Elmwood Place. According to reports, a woman was the passenger of a 2012 Porsche Panamera driven by her boyfriend when he suddenly accelerated and made a sharp turn, throwing the victim off the vehicle. They were reportedly having an argument at the time of the incident. The woman sustained serious injuries and was brought to St. Vincent’s Hospital by emergency crews. The case is still being investigated by officials. Additional information will be released by officials when appropriate.

Injuries sustained in any road-related incident can be grounds for filing damage/compensation claims, particularly when aggravating circumstances such as DUI, reckless behavior or negligence can be established. It pays to be aware of these types of scenarios if ever we or our loved ones are involved in similar situations.

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 – Officer Injured By Suspect Vehicle

A police detective was injured in Bridgeport yesterday afternoon.

Bridgeport Police was conducting an investigation on Pembroke Street when several drug suspects tried to flee the area of concern. A detective was injured when the fleeing vehicle struck the officer at the intersection of Pembroke Street and Crescent Avenue. Emergency crews have since taken the injured person to the hospital for treatment. Authorities have arrested the suspects and will release additional information regarding the incident when appropriate.

The victim in this case was a police officer who showed dedication to his/her duties. That said, injuries sustained by any motorist or pedestrian on the road, particularly by suspects exhibiting reckless or negligent behavior, can be strong grounds for filing compensation/damage claims.

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 – Driver Seriously Injured By Passenger

A passenger attacked an Uber driver in Bridgeport last Sunday morning.

The attack occurred at around 3:15 p.m. at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and East Main Street (Route 127). An Uber driver was attacked by his passenger with a knife. He sustained a serious laceration injury to his hand and was in critical condition when authorities arrived at the scene due to blood loss. He was immediately tended to by emergency crews and is now considered stable. Officials are investigating the attack and trying to identify the suspect. Additional information related to the incident has yet to be released by authorities.

There is a growing number of vehicle attacks involving ride-sharing services in various locations in the state. Taking note of these cases is relevant to us if ever we are involved in similar situations, either as drivers or passengers. The main takeaway: personal injuries caused by people exhibiting negligence or reckless behavior can be grounds for filing damage/compensation claims.

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.


Jewett City – Suspect Arrested For Serious Injuries

A man suspected of assault and larceny was arrested by state police yesterday.

46-year-old Matthew Kelly from Norwich has been charged by authorities with third-degree larceny and first-degree assault stemming from a March 25 incident where he stole a car and ran over its owner. That day, a 67-year-old man parked his Ford Focus at a Country Farms store on Main Street, leaving his car unlocked in the parking area. Kelly entered the car while its owner was inside the store and tried to leave the area. The owner ran outside to apprehend the suspect and was directly hit by Kelly, throwing him off the car and onto the road. Kelly then ran over the victim twice before leaving the scene. The victim sustained serious injuries, including several fractures. According to officials, Kelly has a history of DUI, burglary and larceny cases.

Personal injuries caused by negligence, reckless behavior and DUI can, under appropriate circumstances, entitle aggrieved parties to damages/compensation. It pays to take note of these cases so that we know what we are entitled to if ever we experience similar situations.

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.


New London – Equipment Injury Case Update

The identity of the woman that was trapped inside a store compactor in New London has now been disclosed by police.

41-year-old Angela Dotolo from New London was trapped and seriously injured inside a store compactor located within the premises of NSA Supermarket on South Frontage Road. She was brought to the hospital immediately after extrication by local officials and remains in critical condition at this time. Authorities have already interviewed witnesses and store employees, but the investigation is still ongoing. They are asking anyone who may have information about the case to contact them as soon as possible.

Officials handling this case is still investigating the incident, but they will eventually determine the cause of this unfortunate event. It pays to take note of this and other similar cases because injuries that people sustain due to negligence, reckless behavior or ill intent are strong grounds for filing damage/compensation claims.

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 – Man Seriously Injured After Shooting

A person was seriously injured after he was shot in Bridgeport last Saturday afternoon.

At around 5:00 p.m., local police responded to reports of a shot being fired in the area of 800 Colorado Avenue. They did not find the victim after arriving at the scene but found a bullet casing. A few minutes later, reports came in of a wounded person at the intersection of Denver and Fairfield Avenues. The victim was seriously injured in one leg and was attended to by emergency crews. Authorities are still looking for the suspect in the shooting.

Apprehending suspects in these types of cases is imperative because determining liability/accountability is a priority for officials. That said, once culprits have been identified, and particularly in cases where reckless behavior or negligence can be established, injured parties will have the option of filing damage/compensation claims.

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.


New London – Serious Injuries After Equipment Accident

A woman was seriously injured after a store accident in New London yesterday.

The accident occurred at an NSA Supermarket located on South Frontage Road. Emergency crews responded to the incident at approximately 3:19 p.m. and discovered a woman trapped inside a store compactor. She sustained serious injuries from the accident. Authorities extricated her from the machine and immediately transported her to L&M Hospital for treatment. The case is still being investigated. Officials are asking anyone who may have information about the incident to contact them as soon as possible.

There have been many instances in the past where defective or improperly designed equipment have caused injuries to people. It pays to take note of similar incidents, and we need to be aware of our legal rights and options if ever we are involved in these types of situations.

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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