Verdicts & Settlements: $20 million awarded - child sex abuse case in Stamford    $1.1 million won - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder    $1 million - Injured worker requiring back surgery    $1 million+ Awarded - Woman in car accident Rt. 17    $975,000 Recovered - Foot Injury at Work    $650,000 Recovered - Woman suffered neck injury required surgery    $580,000 Recovered - Head Trauma as a Result of Falling Downstairs    $500,000 Recovered - Pedestrian Hit by Car    $500,000 Recovered - Rear End Car Accident    $425,000 Recovered - Rear End Tractor Trailer Accident    $380,000 Recovered - Dog Bite by Police Dog    $155,000 Recovered - Slip and Fall on Walkway    $125,000 Recovered - Slip and Fall at a Supermarket

Car Accidents Caused by Mechanical Failure

There are over 6 million car accidents each year in the US. Approximately 13 % of all car accidents are the result of mechanical failure. Some of the mechanical failures that may lead to car accidents include: Tire manufacturing defects: Defective tires can lead to serious car...
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Do Not Make These Mistakes After a Car Accident

Being injured in a car accident can be highly stressful and you may be clueless as to exactly what to do. This is the time to keep a cool head and avoid making any serious mistakes. Here are the mistakes to avoid after a car accident: Moving your vehicle: Don’t feel...
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Slide: Liability for Car Accidents Caused by Poor Road Conditions

Poor road conditions such as potholes, faulty design, missing guardrails, erosion and other defects can cause a serious car accident. Proving fault in a car accident because of a road defect can be complicated. The victim must prove that the agency was negligent in its duty to...
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Slide: Car Accident Damages in Connecticut

Common types of damages in car accident cases include medical expenses, property damages, lost income, mental and physical pain and suffering and punitive damages. At The Reinken Law Firm, we offer personalized attention and a free consultation to discuss your car accident case....
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Slide: Required Evidence for a Car Accident Case in Connecticut

If you been injured in a car accident in Connecticut due to another driver, you have the right to receive compensation for your injuries and damages. However, strong supporting evidence is important if there is a dispute over who is at fault for the accident. Required evidence...
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NCPD officers injured after high-speed chase

Nassau County police arrested a Queens woman on Sunday after she recklessly drove into a police car and injured two officers in Lido Beach. Keitora Smith, 23, of Jamaica, was charged with assault, criminal mischief, reckless endangerment, resisting arrest, reckless driving,...
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Slideshow: Common Mistakes to Avoid After a Car Accident

Car accidents may lead to serious injuries. Knowing what mistakes to avoid after a car accident can help you claim maximum compensation for your injuries. Watch the slideshow to know the common mistakes to avoid after a car accident. Click here to Download  
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Car Accidents Involving a City or State Vehicle

Getting involved in a car accident can be overwhelming. If the accident involves a city or state owned vehicle, it can be even more daunting. It is a common misconception that when you hit or get hit by a city or state owned vehicle, you have no grounds for legal action. However,...
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Most Common Types of Car Accidents

Car accidents can happen to anyone at any time. Any type of car crash can do serious damage to the vehicle and cause lasting, life-changing injuries. Car accidents can be caused by a variety of factors, including speeding, traffic gridlock, negligence, recklessness and unsafe...
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The Most Dangerous Distracted Driving Habits

In 2009, 5,474 people were killed in crashes involving driver distraction, and an estimated 448,000 were injured.  16% of fatal crashes in 2009 involved reports of distracted driving. 20% of crashes resulting in injury in 2009, involved reports of distracted driving. In the month...
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