When a person is involved in an accident, that was caused by the fault of another and later dies, then the Estate of the deceased individual could have a claim for a CT wrongful death case. The family of the person who was killed in the accident suffers one of the most grievous losses that a family can endure. There are so many things that need to be done in such a situation that require immediate attention. It is therefore important that the family of the deceased consult with an experienced CT wrongful death attorney at the earliest possible moment so that your rights are protected, evidence can be gathered, witnesses interviewed and experts consulted and hired. Additionally, there are time limitations which require that certain action take place by a certain date or you will be forever barred from starting a lawsuit and collecting money damages. Please contact Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP today for a FREE consultation.
CT wrongful death statute can be found at Connecticut General Statute Section 52-555. Actions for injuries resulting in death which provides as follows: (a) In any action surviving to or brought by an executor or administrator for injuries resulting in death, whether instantaneous or otherwise, such executor or administrator may recover from the party legally at fault for such injuries just damages together with the cost of reasonably necessary medical, hospital and nursing services, and including funeral expenses, provided no action shall be brought to recover such damages and disbursements but within two years from the date of death, and except that no such action may be brought more than five years from the date of the act or omission complained of.
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