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Wolcott – Damages Awarded To Crash Victim

A teenager seriously injured in a crash in Wolcott was just awarded millions in damages.

Gabriel Goncalves has autism and was a sixth-grader at Tyrrell Middle School when, in June 2015, he was seriously injured after the school bus he was on figured in a crash. Goncalves sustained serious head injuries and has been in constant decline since the incident. His family subsequently filed a claim against the school bus owner and driver. The recent ruling grants Goncalves $23 million in damages.

This case exhibits just one example of the many circumstances where people are injured and even sometimes killed. As motorists plying various roads in the state, we have to be aware of our options, the various avenues we can explore to help us cope if ever we are injured due to reckless behavior or 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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