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Wrong Way Accident in Meriden CT Killed 2 People and 2 Others Injured

Bridgeport, Norwalk, Danbury, Ridgefield, Stamford, Connecticut

A wrong way accident in Meriden CT occured when one driver crashed head on with another car on Route 15. The accident left both drivers dead and two others injured.

The wrong way accident in Meriden CT happened when Michael Heeks, 22, of Mansfield, CT, was driving north in the southbound lane of Route 15 early morning of wednesday, December 26, 2012. Heeks struck the vehicle of Patrick Cimato, 32, of Lisbon Falls, Maine head on. The impact cost both men their lives.

In the vehicle with Cimato were Nicholas Cimato, 47, of New York and Ashley Robinson, 30, of Brooklyn, N.Y. Both were taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment of their injuries.


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Fatal Car Accident Claims Life of 62-Year-Old Waterbury Man – Pedestrian Worngful Death

Bridgeport, Norwalk, Danbury, Ridgefield, Stamford, Connecticut

Last week, a 16-year-old driver hit and killed a 62-year-old man with car he had stolen from his mother earlier that day.

The teen was speeding when he crashed into Ivan Rajcoomar, a maintenance worker. The victim was retrieving tools from his parked car at the time of the accident. He was pronounced dead at Waterbury Hospital.

The teen tried to flee the scene but the vehicle was too damaged to get very far. The teen and a passenger attempted to escape on foot, but were caught and detained by local residents.

The teen was on probation at the time and his probation has since been revoked. The teen was charged with second-degree manslaughter with a motor vehicle, evading responsibility and motor vehicle charges. No other information about him is being released because of his age.

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An accident case resulting in a wrongful death of an individual can be devastating to the family of the innocent victim. Any wrongful death claim must be investigated immediately so the rights of the survivor are protected. You need an experienced wrongful death injury lawyer to help you through this most difficult time. Find out what needs to be done right away. Contact us today.


CT Fatal Accident Attorney and CT Wrongful Death Lawyer

Bridgeport, Norwalk, Danbury, Ridgefield, Stamford, Connecticut

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, Cohen & Walsh 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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