Justices Hear Arguments In Highway Defect Case

, The Connecticut Law Tribune


Nine years after being severely wounded in the horrific Avon Mountain wreck, Michael Cummings is still fighting to hold the state Department of Transportation responsible. A dump truck went out of control down the 500-foot hill on Route 44 in Avon in 2005 after its faulty brakes failed, causing a fiery, 20-vehicle accident at the bottom that killed four people and injured 19.

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