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Cromwell – Driver In Fatal Crash Charged

A driver responsible for a highway fatality in Cromwell was arrested yesterday.

28-year-old Dayquan Hibbert of New Britain was just arrested by state officials in connection to an October 26, 2018 incident where he was involved in a crash that killed 28-year-old John William Griffin. Hibbert was driving a car southbound on I-91, with Griffin as his passenger, when he tried avoiding a traffic stop, crashing his vehicle at Exit 21. Hibbert sustained injuries in the crash, while Griffin was killed in the incident. According to authorities, Hibbert later admitted that he was driving under the influence when the crash occurred. He is currently facing multiple charges, including driving under the influence and manslaughter, and is scheduled to appear in court today.

Following this and other similar cases is useful because, as motorists, we are informed of various circumstances that surround most road incidents that result in fatalities, and what victims could be entitled to. Suffice it to say, DUI, reckless behavior and negligence are factors that can allow victims of these unfortunate events or their families to file for damages/compensation.

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.


Orange – Senior In Fatal Crash Arrested

A senior driver was arrested last Saturday in connection with an accident in Orange that killed a pedestrian.

On March 25, 2019, 79-year-old Ramona H. Rubin was driving her 2015 Volkswagen Beetle on Derby Avenue (Route 34) when her vehicle slowly swerved to the right side of the roadway, hitting 45-year-old Steven Sylvester who just happened to be standing behind his parked truck. Sylvester sustained critical injuries in the incident and was pronounced dead shortly after. Rubin is now facing several charges related to the incident and is scheduled to appear in court later this month.

According to many state and local officials, it is not uncommon for accident suspects/culprits to be charged or arrested several months after the events they were involved in. That said, authorities will always exhaust all means to ensure that these people are brought to justice. Aggrieved parties involved in these unfortunate situations will also have options at their disposal that can help them find closure. Talking to a legal expert should be a good first step towards this goal.

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.


Stonington – Reckless Driver Charged

A motorist who caused an accident that killed two people in Stonington has just been charged.

38-year-old Jose Vicente Noriega-Gonzalez was arrested and charged last Tuesday in connection to a December 16, 2018 incident where he collided with another vehicle on I-95, resulting in two deaths. 37-year-old Eric Ramakers of Arizona and 26-year-old Lorna Valcin of Massachusettes were in a car traveling south on that day when another vehicle traveling in the wrong direction, driven by Noriega-Gonzalez, crashed into their car just before Exit 91. Ramakers and Valcin both sustained critical injuries in the collision and were pronounced dead at the scene. Noriega-Gonzalez is now facing multiple charges related to the incident.

This case highlights the dedication that the law enforcement community would always exhibit in dealing with any road accidents. It’s important to note that aside from criminal charges that culprits would typically face, these suspects can also be made accountable by victims of these accidents. Aggrieved parties can file damage claims against these culprits with the help of expert legal counsel.

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.


Greenwich – Family Of Crash Victim Receives Settlement

The family of a motorist killed in an accident in Greenwich will receive compensation.

The settlement was agreed to by both parties last Friday and is connected to a November 2016 incident where then 38-year-old Cristina Ann Vomoca died after the car she was driving was hit by a tractor-trailer driven by 52-year-old Jeffrey Bodnar. The collision occurred on Arch Street, near the off- and on-ramps of I-95, exit 3. Bodnar was suspected of running the red light while crossing Arch Street. This resulted in his truck hitting Vomoca’s vehicle. The crash also injured 32-year-old Maiko Kobayashi who was Vomoca’s passenger at the time of the accident. The settlement of $18.75 million will be shouldered by Transervice Lease Corporation, the owner of the tractor-trailer.

This case exhibits many of the factors surrounding many road-related incidents that result in injuries or deaths. It’s important to note that in similar incidents, particularly where negligence played a part, victims or their families have options that can help them find closure. Talking to legal experts will help us understand these options.

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 Haven – Fatal Injuries After Crash

A woman was seriously injured in a road incident in New Haven early yesterday morning.

At approximately 4:15 a.m., authorities responded to reports of a crash on Peck Street, near its intersection with Ferry Street. A 46-year-old woman was found lying on the road, severely injured in what officials say could either be a pedestrian or vehicular accident. The victim was immediately transported to the hospital where she died a short time later. The incident is still being investigated, and the victim’s identity has yet to be released. Authorities are asking anyone who may have information about the crash to contact them as soon as possible.

Road incidents that result in injuries or deaths must be investigated thoroughly to determine if negligence or reckless behavior could be involved. If such factors are established, then affected parties, with the help of legal counsel, may file for 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.


Hartford – Hit-And-Run Victim Identified

Hartford officials have released the identity of the person who died in a hit-and-run incident last weekend.

21-year-old Dahaiza Stewart was one of three occupants of a Kia Sorrento SUV that was involved a crash with an Infiniti G35 whose occupants fled the crash scene. Stewart and her two companions were immediately brought to the hospital by emergency crews. Stewart was pronounced dead in the hospital. Her two companions sustained injuries. The case remains open as authorities continue to follow leads that would help them apprehend the hit-and-run suspects.

Injuries and deaths caused by negligence or reckless behavior, coupled with aggravating circumstances such as hit-and-runs, can strengthen the case of aggrieved parties 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.


New Milford – Industrial Accident Causes Death

An employee of a factory in New Milford died after an accident last Friday.

Daniel Kendrick started working for New Milford Block & Supply back in October 2018. He was a production operator at the time of the accident. At around 6:00 p.m. last Friday, fire and EMS crews responded to reports of a man who was trapped inside a conveyor machine located at 574 Danbury Road. Emergency crews arrived at the scene and found Kendrick trapped inside the machine. He died from compression injuries to his head and body. Several crews were needed to extricate Kendrick’s body from the equipment. According to state officials, the company that owned the site has had a history of occupational safety violations, resolving these issues mostly through settlements. Local and state boards related to protecting employee safety have now been tasked to start a new investigation related to this accident.

Connecticut laws are comprehensive when it comes to protecting worker safety. Wrongful death claims are strengthened by appropriate evidence and when respondents show a history of safety violations. That said, this particular case is still being studied and investigated. It pays to take note of this case because if this happens to us or our loved ones, we should be aware of our options.

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 Haven – Car Shooting Now Considered Homicide

A man from New Haven who was shot at while inside his car has died. The case is now considered as a possible homicide.

Authorities in New Haven are still investigating the shooting that occurred at the intersection of Osborn Avenue and Blake Street last Thursday. The victim, 28-year-old Jordan Agnew died a short while after the incident. New Haven Police are now treating this case as a possible homicide and is asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact them as soon as possible.

Injuries or deaths caused by negligence or reckless behavior can entitle victims or, in this case, relatives/family members to file damage/compensation claims. Seeking guidance from expert legal counsel should help us understand our options better.

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.


Mystic – Complaint Filed After Crash

Yesterday, a complaint was filed in a New London Superior Court related to a DUI crash that injured and killed an elderly couple in Mystic.

Seth and Joanna Wakeman of Stonington were in front of Latitude 41 Restaurant on Greenmanville Avenue (also known as Route 27) when they were hit by a car driven by Carol M. Belli. The elderly couple was killed in the incident. Belli was discovered to be under the influence at that time and has since been charged with DUI by officials. But Belli has yet to be charged in connection to the couple’s death, the main premise of the complaint. The plaintiff (Wakemans’ estate) and respondent (Stonington Police) have since released statements and the complaint is scheduled for its first hearing on June 17.

Aggrieved parties (family members or relatives) are entitled to file wrongful death claims under the right circumstances in this state. If negligence, reckless driving or DUI can be established, then expert legal counsel can help us with this option.

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 Haven – Man Shot In His Car

A man was shot while driving his car in New Haven yesterday morning.

28-year-old Jordan Agnew was driving his car, with a child in the back seat, when he was shot by another person in the area of Blake Street and Osborn Avenue. Authorities responded to reports of gunfire in the area at around 9:13 a.m. According to police, Agnew tried to escape after he was shot before stopping at the Osborn Avenue and Pelham Lane intersection. His child passenger was not hurt in the incident. Officials are still looking for the suspect and are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact them immediately.

Road incidents that result in injury or death can be grounds for filing damage/compensation claims. With the help of expert legal counsel, we can learn more about our options if ever this happens to us of our loved ones.

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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