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The female victim of Sunday’s pedestrian car accident against a building has been identified as Patrice Vanleer. v

Her husband exited their apartment to observe a car accident he had just heard, which occurred just a few feet from the building. He discovered that it was his wife that was injured in the crash. The vehicle pinned her against the building wall.

Patrice Valeer was 32-years-old and died at the hospital a day later, on Saturday April 22. The accident happened in Brockton at about 9 p.m.

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Massachusetts state law is what controls the aspects of a wrongful death lawsuit that deals with who has the right to file the lawsuit in court. Typically, only Who Can File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Massachusetts New Bedfordimmediate family members of the victim have standing to sue the person or entity that caused the death. But the definition of immediate family is something a court may have to decide in today’s more flexible familial standards.

For the most part, it is simple to determine the immediate family that will seek such a claim. These would be a spouse, including domestic partners, and children of the deceased.

A partner who is not married or registered domestic partner, may have to file a special request to the court to get permission to file a wrongful death lawsuit. The same special permission may be required for step children or parents. If you fall within one of these classifications, the other side will challenge your right to collect in a wrongful death lawsuit. This is why it is important to hire experienced Massachusetts personal injury attorneys for your case.

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Today, an elderly woman carrying flowers was crossing the street in front of Norwood Hospital when she was hit by a car. Eighty Year Old Pedestrian Dies in Car Accident While Crossing the Street in Norwood

The accident happened at 11:50 a.m. on Washington Street at the intersection of Bond Street, where the hospital is located. Although she was immediately attended to in the street by doctors and nurses, she was then taken inside the hospital for surgery where she could not be saved due to the extent of her injuries and she later died.

The vehicle that struck and killed her was a grey Toyota Rav 4 Sports Utility Vehicle that was driving northbound.

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In the middle of the night, of the early morning hours today, a man in Worcester was avoiding police and wound up hitting multiple cars and crashing into a buildingMan Evading Police in Worcester Slams into Multiple Vehicles and a Building

The man, Christopher Mason, is 31-years-old, and sped his vehicle through the streets of Chilmark and Steward and about 2:35 a.m. today. He is a resident of Worcester. He also attempted to flee after hitting the building.

In total, he ran into three vehicles stationed on Chilmark Street, while driving his pick up truck. At least one of the vehicles had an occupant, a 21-year-old female found screaming in her vehicle. She sustained back and neck injuries as a result of the impact. She was taken to a hospital to treat her injuries.

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A New Bedford police officer was struck by a car Monday morning. New Bedford Police Injured in Car Accident

The officer was on foot in a construction area on Church Street when the officer was hit. The accident occurred at about 11 a.m.

The office was injured and treated at the scene. The officer is believed to make a full recovery.

Although, the incident looks to be an accident, the incident is under full investigation.

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This morning, in Brockton, an unidentified female was hit by a vehicle.Brockton Pedestrian hit by Car, Sustains Serious Injuries

She was taken to Boston Medical Center by Brockton Fire Department with severe injuries.

The female pedestrian was hit on Gladstone Street. The accident occurred around 11 a.m., no other details have been released by Brockton police.

The injuries were to the lower part of her body.

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Information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that some of the most dangerous months of the year to be driving are July and August. Massachusetts personal injury attorney

As summer approaches, it is important to learn about what makes summer driving so dangerous.

Some cities in Massachusetts will report an increase in drivers during the summer months because of tourists.

More people on the road means more car accident deaths and injuries during the summer.

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A pedestrian was killed in an accident around 6 a.m. today in HartfordPedestrian Fatality in Hartford

The collision was at Groton and Wyllys Streets. The pedestrian was identified as Luis Torres, a Hartford man in his 50s. First responders discovered him on scene suffering from severe injuries. He was transported to Hartford Hospital where he died.

It was a nearly 30-year-old female East Hartford resident that was driving the vehicle. She was traveling on Wyllys Street. She did not leave the accident, and is making herself available to law enforcement inquiry. Traffic was backed up to Columbus Boulevard as a result of the accident.

There is an ongoing inquiry by Hartford Accident Reconstruction detectives.

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Car collisions are sudden. They happen in the middle of a tranquil, uneventful drive. That quick minute can result in minor injuries or tragic fatality. Photograph Massachusetts personal injuries

Once you are safe from the immediate harm of the accident, shock can quickly set in. It can be hard to think or understand the gravity of the situation. These may be some of the most crucial moments in the life of your personal injury lawsuit. This is why it is important to take pictures of the vehicle, the surroundings, the people, even your clothes and skin.

The American Association of Justice reports that insurance companies are very profitable. They are so profitable because they can be incredibly successful in denying accident claims. Your photos will back up your words. Without your photos, it becomes easier for an insurance adjuster to put the culpability of the accident on you, low-balling the cost of the damage, and arguing that your injuries are not that severe.

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At about 2:30 p.m., yesterday Brockton police and fire responded to a call on Belmont StreetBrockton toddler injured in pedestrian accident

Upon arrival they discovered that a 2-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle.

The boy’s injuries required an ambulance to arrive on scene to transport him due to his injuries.

There are no further details at this time.

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