Category: Car Accidents

Lady driver suffering whiplash from accident.

If you’ve recently been in an accident in Connecticut, you may be wondering whether you can pursue a compensation claim even though you may share some of the blame for causing the accident. Connecticut law follows a modified comparative negligence system, which means an accident victim can recover partial compensation from other at-fault parties, adjusted to […]

Drivers talking on fault in T-bone collision

Determining who is at fault in a Connecticut T-bone collision depends on who had the right-of-way. The driver without the right-of-way when the crash occurred is typically responsible. However, there may be exceptions. The party who caused the T-bone wreck may be liable for compensating a victim for their medical bills, lost income, and other […]

Driver suffering whiplash from car accident.

The intense adrenaline rush following an accident can cause disorientation and confusion. Decisions can be more challenging, and the steps you know to take get lost. There is no doubt that collisions are frightening and overwhelming events. However, your actions in the aftermath of a Connecticut car accident can affect your health, safety, and compensation. […]

Driver suffering arm injury from car collision.

Like most states, Connecticut has an at-fault or fault-based insurance system. This means if another driver caused the accident, you have the right to seek compensation for your medical expenses and other losses from them by filing an insurance claim. However, you may have other options for financial recovery. Is Connecticut a No-Fault State? Connecticut […]

Woman driver feeling worried on the car accident.

Car accidents are stressful experiences. That stress can get significantly worse if you discover the other driver was uninsured. But Connecticut law requires drivers to carry uninsured motorist policies, which means you should have coverage even if it doesn’t come from the driver who hit you. If you suffered harm in a traffic accident due to the […]

Connecticut map in focus

Connecticut is a “fault” state for auto insurance purposes. In a “fault” state like Connecticut, a driver who causes an accident is liable for the financial losses caused by the accident. The state allows motorists and others injured in the accident to file a claim against the other party’s insurance policy when seeking accident-related damages. […]

T-bone collision happening along the road.

There is no hard-and-fast rule for how long a car accident settlement takes to resolve. Generally, a car accident case takes anywhere from six months to a year to settle. However, it can take longer if your case is more complex or involves multiple defendants. Several factors contribute to the timeline for a car accident […]

Lady driver getting her police report at the station.

A police report contains valuable information that may help strengthen your insurance claim or lawsuit when seeking compensation for your injuries after a car accident. How do you get a police report following a Connecticut car accident? You can access an accident information summary online for free from the Connecticut State Police Accident Information Summaries […]

Black car signaling to the left to change lane.

All motorists must change lanes from time to time to pass a slower vehicle, merge onto a highway from an entrance ramp or enter a road from the shoulder. Unfortunately, sometimes drivers ignore the traffic rules that apply to changing lanes.  A driver who makes an improper lane change or moves into another lane without […]

Pedestrian got hit and run suffering leg injuries.

After a negligent driver hits you and flees the scene, you may worry you cannot get compensation for your losses. However, drivers in Connecticut must purchase uninsured motorist coverage (UM) as part of their auto insurance policies. UM coverage can pay for your medical expenses and vehicle damage after a hit and run. You may […]