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March 2015 Archives

How Connecticut drivers can share the road with large trucks

Connecticut drivers continue to read about dangerous truck accidents that occur far too frequently all over the highways and streets of the state. Some of these accidents are caused by slippery roads and other weather-influenced conditions, while others are the result of all too preventable human negligence. Deeply concerned about the number and frequency of tractor-trailer accidents in the state, the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles has developed a safety guide to help all drivers learn to share the road with 18-wheelers. These basic tips can help prepare motorists for their next encounter with these massive vehicles.

Understanding the fundamental types of brain injuries

Many Connecticut residents have seen a friend or close relative accidentally bump their head at one time or another. And while there are usually no long term effects from these minor bruises, they serve to remind us of the constant possibilities of a brain injury.

Connecticut driver settles truck accident claim for $1.8 million

Many drivers in Connecticut develop an uneasy feeling whenever they are driving in the presence of very large trucks. The height and width of these 18-wheelers can make it difficult for drivers to clearly understand the road situation around them. Motorists also have to be keenly aware of what these large trucks are doing in order to avoid getting involved in a truck accident.

Driver flees scene after fatal car crash claims life of woman

When people are on the road in Hartford and the surrounding area, whether it's as a driver, a motorcyclist, a bicyclist or a pedestrian, there is always the risk of an accident. In the worst of circumstances, this can evolve into a wrongful death incident. These fatal accidents invariably come as a shock to the family of the decedent. They might not know what to do in the immediate aftermath, and it's imperative that they keep in mind that a fatal car crash must be fully investigated to determine what happened and why.

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