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A Car Accident Attorney after a Crash

If you have been injured in a serious car crash, speak to a car accident attorney. Hiring a car accident attorney who is experienced in handling serious crashes and has won many cases previously. You need an attorney who is a skilled fighter! Attorneys after an accident: They are familiar with the laws and will help you make sure that you don’t jeopardize your right to sue. They will deal with the insurance companies to ensure that your interest is upheld and that you receive the compensation you deserve. They will help you to prove liability and the other party’s negligence ...

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Top 10 Mistakes You Should Avoid After a Car Accident

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No matter how cautiously you drive, mishaps can happen anytime and even the most seasoned drivers can make mistakes after an accident. Understanding why/what these mistakes can cost will help you avoid them. It is important to take care of yourself and make sure you are doing the best that you can to resolve the situation mentally, physically, and financially. Here are the top ten mistakes you should avoid after a car accident. Not calling the police. It is very important to call the police.  Police can  Make record of the accident. Obtain information about the other driver.  Take witness statements,...

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Protect Your Compensation Claim after a Car Accident

When you are involved in a car accident, it is very important to get reasonable compensation for the injury caused by the negligence of another party. Adjustors often approach accident victims early in the claims process and try to get a quick settlement rather than allowing the victim to take time to think about where they stand legally and discuss their case with a lawyer. To receive fair compensation, take into consideration, the following important points. Call the police Contact the police right away even if the accident was a minor one. They will evaluate and investigate the accident scene and make...

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How Connecticut is Looking to Reduce Traffic Accidents in the State

In 2020, Connecticut saw a rise in fatal car accidents, although there were less drivers on the road. According to the UConn Crash Data Repository, last year, there were 291 traffic deaths statewide compared to 2019 with only 242. The NHTSA’s analysis indicated that the main factors that increased the fatality rate were impaired driving, speeding, and failure to wear a seat belt. The rise in traffic fatalities is a major concern for not only state officials, but parents of teenage children. The spokeswoman for AAA in Greater Hartford, says that ten people died in crashes involving teen drivers in Connecticut...

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Factors Contributing to Car Accidents Among Teen Drivers

Young drivers are a high-risk group whose relative inexperience behind the wheel combined with the impulsiveness of youth makes them more likely to be involved in car crashes. Vehicle safety features reduce crash risk when paired with safe driving. To gain the maximum benefit from safety features, young drivers must focus first and foremost on developing safe driving habits and refining their driving skills. The number of car accidents among young drivers is increasing. In 2011, nearly 2,650 teenagers aged 16-19 died and 292,000 people suffered injuries in motor vehicle crashes. There are various factors which contribute to car accidents among...

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Hit By a Car From Behind

On the average, there are over 3,000 car accidents every day. Over one million people die in road crashes each year, and 20 to 50 million are injured or disabled. More than one third of these accidents are rear end collision events, and the liability for these accidents does not always belong to the car travelling in back of the vehicle that is hit. The severity of car accident related injuries depend upon the details of the accident. Two of the most common types of car accident related injuries are head and back injuries. These types of injuries are also...

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Stamford family, friends hold scholarship fundraiser to honor teen football player killed in car crash

Last year, a young Stamford Highschool football player, Ky-mani Antoine died in a car accident, and his teammates and family organized a flag football tournament in his name. The tournament, sponsored by The Reinken Law Firm, raised a scholarship to honor Antoine’s dream of playing in the NFL. Read full article here...

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Sleep Related Vehicle Accidents

The fast-paced and stressful environment of today’s world sometimes makes getting enough of the right kind of sleep difficult to accomplish. We have so many things on our mind and so much to do that our sleep patterns may become disrupted. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 100,000 police-reported crashes are the direct result of driver fatigue each year. This results in approximately 1,550 deaths, 71,000 injuries and 12.5 billion in monetary losses. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, people who sleep six to seven hours per night are twice as likely to be involved in...

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