We Help After an Accident or Abuse

The personal injury attorneys of Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney have recovered more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements. Est 1960.

We Help After an Accident or Abuse

We Help After an Accident or Abuse

The personal injury attorneys of Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney have recovered more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements. Est 1960.

We are open and ready to help…

We have modified our office to help with social distancing. We are able to see clients inside or outside the office, or by video or telephone conference.

Courts are beginning to reopen, and insurance companies are resuming normal business. We are here for you and happy to help with insurance issues, medical bills and everything else.

We are open and ready to help…
We have modified our office to help with social distancing. We are able to see clients inside or outside the office, or by video or telephone conference.
Courts are beginning to reopen, and insurance companies are resuming normal business. We are here for you and happy to help with insurance issues, medical bills and everything else.

Over $70 Million

Awards and settlements collected for child victims of sexual abuse across Connecticut involving priests, clergy, teachers, coaches and family members.

$6.2Million

Landmark verdict holding an off-duty police officer responsible for failing to prevent a fatal drunk driving accident.

$6Million

Recovered award for family after proving the medical manufacturer knew about the faulty oxygen machine that killed a patient.

$5.39Million

Won settlement for truck accident victim by taking the case before the superior court after trucking company filed for bankruptcy.

$2.1Million

Largest verdict in Connecticut history involving serious injuries after a motorcycle accident.

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  6.  » Dangers of snowy and icy roads

It is a well-known fact that the Connecticut roadways become more dangerous during the winter. Ice, snow and blinding storms can lead to accidents on highways. Ice may also cause cars to fail to stop at intersections. People who live on or below a hill may also struggle to get in and out of their driveways.

USA Today reported the following findings when it came to winter car accidents:

  • Winter-related car accidents outnumber deaths from other weather-related incidents, such as tornados or hurricanes.
  • The most dangerous times to be on the road are between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday were the two days with the most deadly accidents.

Esurance identifies black ice and regular ice as the main culprits. Ice forms when wet roads experience below-freezing temperatures. This affects the ability of tires to get a firm grip on the road. Black ice is harder to recognize and looks like a wet spot on the asphalt. Drivers often do not realize it is ice until they have lost control of their vehicles.

Drivers in New England should also consider winterizing their vehicles in preparation for cold weather. If nothing else, determine if winter tires are worth the investment. There are also tips drivers can follow during the winter season to keep safe. Adjusting the speed and increasing stopping distance are two of the most important factors. Drivers who rely on cruise control to stay within the speed limit may want to reconsider this. It can slow reaction times in the case of an emergency.

Snow and ice come with the territory for drivers in Connecticut. While it does make driving more dangerous, road users may reduce these dangers by prepping their cars for the wintertime and remaining alert while driving.