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Recent News in the Injury Law Field

What Is Negligence in a Car Accident Case?

Car crashes remain one of the leading causes of death and injury in the United States. Sadly, many of these accidents are entirely preventable. They are often the result of negligent driving, in which motorists fail to follow the basic rules of the road. The concept of negligence can be difficult to grasp and even […]

Why You Should Talk to a CT Injury Lawyer Before Speaking to an Insurance Company After You’ve Been in a Car Accident

Car accidents are an unfortunate aspect of life – even responsible CT drivers can inadvertently find themselves in terrifying situations. Unfortunately, some local drivers demonstrate negligence every time they take the wheel. When this carelessness results in a crash, it can cause significant complications for all drivers and passengers involved. Some of the greatest sources of accident-related stress involve determining […]

Is Lane Splitting Legal in CT?

Slow-moving traffic can be incredibly frustrating for Connecticut motorists. Those on motorcycles, in particular, hate getting stuck in traffic, as they appear to have plenty of space to move between cars and make progress towards their end destination. However, the legality of this practice – also known as lane splitting – is now in question. While […]

What Do I Do if My Insurance Lapses and I Get in a Car Accident? 

If you or a loved one has driven uninsured, you’re far from alone. While driving without insurance is best avoided, it’s far more common than most drivers suspect — and it’s only growing more prevalent with time. Data from the Insurance Research Council reveals that 13 percent of American drivers were uninsured as of 2015, compared to […]

What To Do When You’re Injured At Work

What You Need to Know About Workers Compensation Can I sue my employer if I am injured at work? How does worker’s compensation work? These are two questions we get often from clients who have been injured in a work accident. What many people don’t know is that worker’s compensation is actually a type of […]

What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident?

As the weather turns colder in Connecticut, we begin to see an increase in the number of slips, trips, and falls. Slip and fall accidents can be the cause of life altering serious injuries and even death. According to the National Safety Council, falls are now the leading cause of fatal and non fatal injuries […]

Uber/Lyft Car Accidents and Injury Compensation

  Rideshare companies Uber and Lyft have made travel more convenient than ever before. But what happens if you are injured in a car accident as a rideshare passenger? Like other Connecticut car accidents, passengers in a rideshare accident should follow the same procedures. Call 911, seek medical treatment, and document as much information regarding […]

Takata Airbag Recall: Defective Airbags Cause Serious Injury

Is your car part of the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) airbag recall? If so, it is imperative that is gets repaired immediately! It is a safety issue. The Takata airbag has a defect in the inflator inside the bag. The inflator is a metal cartridge filled with propellant wafers. This metal cartridge can […]

I91 Pedestrian Struck

Pedestrian Accident Lawyer CT – Pedestrian Hit on 1-95 A Massachusetts man was struck by his vehicle on Interstate 91 earlier this week. Connecticut State Police report that a man pulled off the travel lane on to the shoulder of I91N where he parked his car. The pedestrian was struck while standing outside of his […]

Car Accidents and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Understanding Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) After A Car Accident You have heard it time and time again, “Don’t give a statement to the insurance company!” There are so many reasons this is such good advice. After a car accident most people are in shock. In this stressful state, it is difficult to accurately assess […]