Drunk drivers pose a major threat to themselves and other people on the road. Unfortunately, it is often innocent victims and their families who end up suffering the most after a crash involving a drunk driver. Often, fatal injuries result from these incidents, and surviving loved ones must contend with their grief.
Some drivers may choose to disregard the safety of others while they are on the roadways. As a result, they may participate in reckless behaviors that can lead to serious accidents. Reckless driving can often lead to crashes that cause innocent victims to suffer fatal injuries.
Most people know that pedestrians face a number of dangers because they are on foot. While many individuals reach their destinations safely, a considerable number of others end up suffering serious or fatal injuries due to being hit by vehicles. These tragic incidents are far too common and leave many families grieving.
A person's day can seem as normal as any other one instant -- and completely life shattering the next. Often, these life-shattering moments come when parties learn that they have lost a loved one due to a fatal accident. From that moment on, they know that their lives will never be the same, and they may have a great deal of upset to address for some time.
When motorcycles are involved in accidents, the outcomes are often devastating. The reasons that these incidents occur can vary, but often, drivers of larger vehicles tend to overlook motorcycles due to them being smaller. Unfortunately, if a larger vehicle turns in front of a motorcycle, fatal injuries could result.
Wrongful death is defined as the death of a person due to the negligence, recklessness or misconduct of another. This definition includes murder. In such a case, the surviving family members may sue the negligent party for wrongful death and be awarded several different types of compensation.
In an instant, a highway with steadily moving traffic can turn into the scene of a tragic accident. In areas with multiple lanes and numerous vehicles, it is not uncommon for a car crash to involve several of those vehicles. Unfortunately, these incidents can also lead to serious and fatal injuries for those involved.
A 25-year-old Jefferson County man has been charged with vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of an accident and driving under the influence.
Car accidents are events that claim the lives of people every day. No family wants to be the next to learn that their loved one has passed due to such an incident, but there is no way to predict whether it could happen to them. Surviving loved ones who are affected by such incidents may feel the need to take some sort of action, and filing a wrongful death claim is often an option to consider.
A 50-year-old Moffat woman is dead after a two-vehicle accident in Alamosa County. The accident happened on Monday, August 20th around 6:20 p.m.