You can recover financially from a motorcycle accident through an insurance claim or lawsuit. While you recover from physical injuries, a motorcycle accident lawyer can pursue your financial recovery. What Are the Steps Towards a Post-Accident Financial Recovery? Make your first priority to care for any injuries that you have suffered. If you lost a […]
The Dangers of Reckless Driving
Reckless driving is a serious issue plaguing the roads of the United States. When drivers operate their vehicles with reckless abandon, they put themselves, their passengers, and everyone around them in danger. Reckless drivers don’t do one specific thing when driving that makes their actions reckless. Reckless driving might include using a mobile phone while […]
What to Do After Being Involved in a Car Accident
Car accidents are common, and thousands of motorists are involved in car crashes each year. Becoming the victim of a car crash may seem unavoidable, but practicing safe driving habits can minimize your chances of causing a car accident. Because we can’t control what other drivers decide to do when they get behind the wheel, […]
Can a Rear-End Collision Really Hurt That Badly?
The impact of a rear-end collision can be devastating and severe. In some cases, rear-end accidents can cause serious damage and harm to other motorists or pedestrians. Rear-end accidents tend to be different from most other car collisions because there is often much clearer evidence of fault. They are also some of the most common […]
What Makes Unqualified Truck Drivers More Likely to Crash?
When a truck accident happens, one shocking revelation may emerge: that the truck driver did not have the proper qualifications to be driving such a large, dangerous vehicle. There are many criteria that a truck driver must meet. Falling short in any single category may prevent them from driving capably and cautiously—as all truck drivers […]
If a Fatigued Driver Injured Me, Do I Have a Case?
Car driver fatigue is a significant contributor to accidents in Connecticut. If you suffered injuries in an accident due to a fatigued driver—or you think fatigue might be the cause of your accident—there are some things you should know. One is that you may have a good case to recover compensation with the help of […]
Speeding Is a Factor in 26 Percent of Fatal Accidents
Driving in Connecticut or throughout the United States is not always as safe as you might hope, especially when too many drivers speed. In a recent year, nearly 10,000 people died in accidents involving speeding in the U.S. This was approximately one-fourth (26 percent) of all fatal traffic crashes, which shows that speeding is a […]
The Dangers of Speeding Truck Drivers
While commercial truck drivers get to travel the country, they are also on a tight schedule. Regulations limit the number of hours drivers can work without taking a break to sleep, and drivers want to complete their deliveries on time and within the hours of service timeframe. Truck drivers often want to get to their […]
Proving the Four Elements of Negligence
Under Connecticut Law, people who are hurt by the legal negligence of others may recover compensation for their injuries. A negligence claim requires that the person bringing the claim (the plaintiff) establish four distinct elements: duty of care, breach, causation, and damages. This article will describe these elements in more detail. If you have questions […]
Mental Trauma After a Car Accident
After a car accident, most people tend to focus on their physical recovery. This is understandable, as the physical injuries that car accident victims sustain are often severe, painful, and impossible to ignore. It’s important to remember, however, that serious vehicle crashes can take a mental toll as well. It’s important to be aware of […]