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September 2015 Archives

Distracted drivers threaten the safety and lives of Connecticut residents

With the widespread use of cellphones and other wireless technology, today's drivers are more distracted than ever. Figures related to the number of accidents, injuries and fatalities attributed to distracted driving are sobering. For example, during 2008, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that more than 1,300 people were injured every day across the U.S. in distracted driving-related accidents. During this same year, the NHTSA estimates that some 6,000 people lost their lives due to distracted drivers.

Safety tips for bicyclists in and around Hartford

Until fairly recently, biking was largely regarded as an activity that only kids participated in and enjoyed. However, today bicycles are enjoying a surge in popularity in cities and towns across the U.S. and more adults than ever are choosing to bike or walk to work. While there are numerous physical benefits associated with biking, there are also many significant dangers including the risk of being hit by a motor vehicle.

Regulations help Establish Fault in Connecticut Trucking Accidents

Day after day we hear horror stories about truck accidents in Connecticut that lead to someones wrongful injury or death. These massive vehicles weighing as much as 80,000 pounds when fully loaded are on our highways and backroads, and can cause much more damage than a passenger car.

Connecticut police finding new ways to battle the war against distracted driving

Drivers in and around Hartford have likely witnessed other drivers, or perhaps been guilty themselves, texting while driving or talking on a hand-held cellphone while driving. In Connecticut, both of these activities are illegal and numerous public service and safety outreach campaigns have alerted state residents of the dangers associated with both. However, despite the state's best efforts, an alarming number of drivers within Connecticut continue to text and talk on handheld cellphones while driving.

Our goal is to help you recover just compensation so you can move on and reach your goals

Panic, pain, fear, anger and anxiety are all feelings and emotions an individual is likely to experience in the wake of a motor vehicle accident. Annually millions of drivers, passengers, motorcyclists, pedestrians and bicyclists are involved and injured in traffic accidents. For many of these individuals, it takes years to heal and overcome the physical injuries and financial hardships that result from an accident.

Are our children being exposed to dangerous synthetic chemicals at school?

As children throughout Connecticut return to school, parents often have many worries and concerns. While school-related issues related to bullying and achievement gaps often grab the headlines, those related to the possible exposure to harmful toxins go largely unreported.