Two Cars Crashed in a Head-on collision

5 Reasons to Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of injuries in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that car accidents cause three million injuries per year. Some car accidents result in moderate to severe injuries that make it difficult or impossible to return to regular life activities. It is … Read More

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Three Things That Will Make a Thanksgiving Car Accident Worse

Thanksgiving is one of the most active travel holidays of the year. Last year, AAA estimated that over 55 million people would travel for the holiday. This year the company was estimating that 50 million would be on the road, but that estimate has changed. Due to the pandemic, AAA estimates a 10 percent drop … Read More

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What Are My Rights If I’m Injured in a Drunk Driving Accident?

When it comes to drinking and driving, did you know that many countries have laws that are more strict than U.S. law? In Japan, it is illegal to drive with any alcohol in your system. In several European countries, blood alcohol content (BAC) limits range between .02 and .05 percent. Here in Connecticut, the legal … Read More

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Is the Pandemic Causing More Traffic Accidents in Connecticut?

Did you know that traffic in Connecticut dropped by 50 percent at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic? Stay-at-home orders and lockdowns played a major role in this decrease, but not every traffic statistic fell. Compared to last year, traffic fatalities increased in 2020. So why are Connecticut auto accidents causing more fatalities? Our Hartford … Read More

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How Can I Avoid a Connecticut Truck Accident?

Some of the deadliest accidents on Connecticut highways today are truck accidents. When fully loaded, these tractor-trailers can haul as much as 80,000 pounds. That’s why any collision with another vehicle can result in the loss of life. Worse yet, the number of truck accidents across the country have increased by 20 percent in the … Read More

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Recovering Compensation After a Car Accident Miscarriage

Suffering a car accident miscarriage is devastating. In the blink of an eye, your future life with your child is over. When this happens, you may wonder how you will ever put your life back together again. While no amount of compensation could ever undo the harm done, you and your family should not have … Read More

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What Are the Most Common Pedestrian Injuries Resulting From Car Accidents?

A recent report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) indicates that the number of pedestrian accident fatalities in the United States is at a 28-year high. In fact, pedestrian deaths have increased by 35% over the past decade. The majority of fatal pedestrian accidents occur after dark while crossing the street, especially in major cities where … Read More

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Common Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Car Accident Case

After a collision, you may get caught up in the moment and forget to take action that could potentially improve your chances for recovering financial compensation. Common mistakes that can hurt your car accident case include:  Not Exchanging Insurance Information The most common practice following an accident is to exchange information with the other driver. … Read More

Huge Spike in Drivers Running Red Lights Over the Past Decade

In a recent study, AAA found that intersection fatalities caused by drivers running red lights is at a 10-year high. According to the latest figures, a deadly intersection crash happens every twelve hours across the country. This means that two people die per day in the U.S. due to drivers running red lights. Sadly, passengers … Read More

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Is It Safe for Uber to Restart Autonomous Vehicle Testing?

In March 2018, a woman crossing the street in Tempe, Arizona was fatally struck by a Volvo SUV. That SUV was an Uber self-driving test vehicle, and the collision set off a wave of safety concerns. Uber halted its self-driving vehicle program, and other manufacturers pulled back on their plans. Eight months later, Uber says … Read More

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