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CT Study Promotes 'Concurrent' Crosswalk Safety

Could technology help prevent Connecticut pedestrian accidents? Connecticut has too many pedestrian accidents. And the problem is getting worse. From January 2021 to September of this year, Connecticut reported 1,884 car accidents involving pedestrians. In September alone, there were 74. In 2020, there were 61 pedestrians who died in Connecticut traffic accidents, which is eight...

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Know the Signs: Car Accident Concussions

Accident victims with concussions deserve significant compensation The powerful force of a car accident, semi-truck collision, or even a bad trip and fall can often result in concussions for the injured victim. Although this type of brain damage is among the most common reasons for emergency hospital visits, public knowledge is lacking regarding what a...

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Wrong-Way Crashes Reach Record High in Connecticut

According to the latest car accident statistics compiled so far this year by the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT), wrong-way crashes have reached an all-time high in Connecticut. "What we're seeing on the roads is really alarming," said Josh Morgan of the Connecticut DOT in an interview with Eyewitness News 3 about wrong-way crashes. Wrong-way...

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Speeding Remains A Big Problem After Pandemic Lockdowns

One of the many changes seen early in the pandemic was increased speeding and other risky driving behaviors on the roads – resulting in more car accidents. However, an examination of data indicates that these driving behaviors seem to have become “the new normal.” Researchers from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety looked at more...

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Traumatic Brain Injuries Are Common in Car Accidents

TBI victims often face a long road to recovery Car accident injuries are always serious, but some are more life-altering than others. Among the most devastating are traumatic brain injuries, aka TBIs. In a car accident, TBIs are caused by the blunt force impact and the rapid back-and-forth motion you experience during the collision. Traumatic...

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Heads Up, CT Drivers: It's Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is devoted to increasing awareness about the dangers of distracted driving Despite repeated warnings about distracted driving, many drivers still don’t pay attention and often cause serious distracted driving accidents. That’s why April has been designated Distracted Driving Awareness Month in Connecticut and other states across the nation. “It has become all too common...

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How Aggressive Driving & Road Rage Cause Car Accidents

A Connecticut car accident attorney gives safe driving tips for motorists Even though aggressive driving is extremely dangerous, road rage remains one of the most common causes of car accidents. Road rage is a form of aggressive driving, and it can be expressed through verbal abuse, threats, criminal damage, physical violence, and dangerous driving behaviors....

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