Category: Car Accidents

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 […]

Rear end collision on both silver cars along the highway

Rear-end accidents vary widely from minor fender benders up the road to catastrophic pileups on major highways. In all cases, if you were injured in a rear-end accident at little to no fault of your own, you should consult with a personal injury attorney right away. You may be entitled to compensation from the at-fault […]

Injured driver feeling pain on his head from car accident.

If you were involved in an auto accident at little to no fault of your own, you might be entitled to compensation for things like medical bills, lost wages, pain, and suffering. However, you must act quickly to secure the accountability and compensation you deserve. Connecticut law gives you only two years from the date […]

car accident

The first thing you think about after you’ve been in a car accident probably isn’t “Should I get a lawyer?” In truth, though, it should be. Sometimes, it’s a no-brainer. Here are some times when you definitely want to talk to an experienced automobile accident attorney: When you’ve been injured and needed medical treatment When […]

distracted driving

Smartphone ownership in the U.S. stood at 55 percent in 2013, but now more than three in four Americans carry the ubiquitous devices. Road safety experts say that the corresponding surge in distracted driving in Connecticut and around the country is one of the chief reasons that the number of car accidents rose by 12.3 […]

distracted driving

According to the NHTSA, there were 3,477 deaths attributed to distracted driving in Connecticut and throughout America in 2015. Distracted driving occurs when a driver is doing anything that takes his or her focus from the road. This could include eating while driving, talking with a passenger or changing a radio station. Sending text messages […]

self driving car accident

Drivers in Connecticut and across the United States who use autonomous vehicles may be interested to know of the limitations the cars pose. These limitations were brought to the public’s attention in 2018 when a Tesla Model S vehicle set on Autopilot crashed into a firetruck that was pulled over to the side of the […]

cellphone distracted driving

Distracted driving is a major cause of car accidents every year in Connecticut. Cellphones are a primary source of distraction that can lead to accidents. More drivers than ever are using cellphones for texting and other functions while driving rather than using them to make phone calls. A recent study released by the Insurance Institute […]

drowsy driving

With the end of daylight saving time, Connecticut residents get to enjoy an extra hour of sleep, but there is a downside. The body will not be able to adjust at first to the change in sleep patterns, which means that feelings of drowsiness will appear for at least a couple days after the change. […]