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2 people seriously injured in Fairfield County head-on collision

Connecticut lawyer explains why accidents happen and legal options available Two drivers recently sustained serious injuries in a head-on collision in Fairfield County caused by one of the drivers who reportedly crossed the double-yellow line in the road and crashed head-on into the other vehicle, according to the New Haven Daily Voice. While head-on collisions...

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What to do after a boating accident

Boating is popular in Fairfield County. In warmer months, there may be hundreds of boats and other watercraft out on Candlewood Lake, Lake Zoar, Norwalk Harbor, and the Long Island Sound on a nice day. But when there are more boats on the water, there is a greater risk for boating accidents. Being injured in...

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A dangerous & deadly mix: Teen drivers & speeding

When it comes to driving, speed kills — especially if you're a teen. That's according to a new study from the Governors Highway Safety Association and Ford Motor Company Fund, which sheds light on the problem and explains how teen drivers and passengers are at higher risk of being involved in a fatal car accident...

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Distracted driving fuels rise in crashes, fatalities

People drive distracted on highways, backroads, rural routes, private drives, you name it - but in some places, the car accidents they cause are more deadly than others. The people on "Death Boulevard" know this all too well. Recently, over the course of one year, a 0.4 mile stretch of Ella T. Grasso Boulevard in...

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Why are claims involving intersection accidents so complex?

You’re driving and about to approach an intersection. You’ve got a green light and continue on your way when without warning you're T-boned by another driver as you enter the intersection. Situations like this happen a lot more than you might expect and describe one of the most common types of car accidents: intersection crashes....

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How much is my case worth?

Your car accident may result in injuries to yourself and passengers, as well as damage to your vehicle. But not all accident costs are obvious at first. You might be unable to work for an extended period of time, making it difficult to support your family. Medical expenses can add up quickly, especially if your...

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Who pays my medical bills after a car crash in Connecticut?

A car accident in Fairfield County that results in injuries might raise the following question: Who pays the medical bills? If you were injured, does your insurance company have to cover the bills, or does the other driver’s insurance company pay for medical expenses and other bills related to the crash? Car accident compensation is...

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Obtaining and reading your Connecticut car accident report

When it comes to car accident cases, Connecticut is an "at-fault" state. That means there is a burden of proof that exists. Your attorney must prove that the negligence of another driver led to your injuries and other crash-related losses. One key piece of evidence your attorney will need to support your claim is the...

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Airbags can sometimes do more harm than good

Airbags are activated when a vehicle’s sensors detect rapid deceleration. The nylon-and-rubber devices inflate in about 30-40 milliseconds, then deflate within 2 seconds. In the overwhelming majority of accidents, they are credited with protecting a vehicle’s passengers from serious injuries. Sometimes, airbags can be dangerous. According to, Connecticut will receive more than $2.36 million...

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