Auto Accidents FAQs

At Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney in Bridgeport, our attorneys are dedicated to helping victims of auto accidents. We understand the challenges you face after a crash. We are here to guide you through this process so you get the care, attention and compensation you deserve.

Common Questions About Motor Vehicle Accidents

What is a personal injury attorney?

A personal injury attorney represents victims and their families who have been injured due to someone's negligence or reckless actions. A personal injury attorney can help you find justice after an accident by pursuing compensation to help pay for your medical care, lost wages, pain and suffering and damages depending on your case.

When should you contact a lawyer after a car accident?

You should call a lawyer before you speak to the insurance company. An attorney can protect your rights by collecting evidence, evaluating all options for recovery and negotiating with the insurance company to maximize the compensation in your case.

When should you hire an attorney after an accident?

Hiring an attorney is a big decision, especially after you have been injured. However, it is one that should be made as soon as possible so your right to file a claim is protected.

How long after car accident can you claim injury?

In Connecticut, the statute of limitations to file a claim after an accident is two years after the date of the accident.

What are your rights after a car accident?

You have the right to pursue a legal claim against the driver responsible for the accident. To protect yourself, do not admit fault after an accident. You also do not need to make statements to the insurance company or sign any settlement agreements without consulting a lawyer first. Speaking to a lawyer can help you protect your right to file a lawsuit after an accident.

How do I know if I have the proper auto insurance? Learn more about auto insurance and check to see if you have proper auto insurance coverage.


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