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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.

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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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  4.  » Fewer cars on the road leads to more severe accidents

A reduction in traffic can often give drivers a sense of freedom. When there are fewer vehicles on the roadways, it makes for less congestion, more open roads and a chance for drivers to start breaking the law.

CBS News explains that with fewer drivers on the road, there are now more drivers who are exceeding speed limits by excessive amounts. Across the country, law enforcement notes drivers going 100 miles per hour or more.

More tickets

Due to the increase in speeding, law enforcement is quite busy writing tickets at an alarming rate, much higher than is typical when traffic is normal. Consequences of excessive speeding often include high fines and the potential for an automatic license suspension.

Impact on safety

The overall number of accidents is lower on streets with less traffic, but when people start driving erratically, ignoring speed limits and running stop signs, it makes accidents that do happen more severe. It is well-known that accidents involving high rates of speed lead to more serious injuries and increase the potential for a fatality.

An additional issue

According to the Hartford Courant, not only is speeding an issue, but reckless driving has become a problem as well. Officers may see more drivers running stoplights or signs and practicing other risky behaviors, such as using a cellphone while driving.

Adding reckless behaviors into the mix with excessive speeds creates a recipe for severe and serious accidents. Officers warn that light traffic conditions are not an excuse to break the law and disregard the safety of others. An open road still requires safe driving habits.

At this time, it is more important than ever to work with an experienced personal injury attorney. At Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney P.C., we understand the challenges you face, and we will be there to advocate for you and your loved ones every step of the way.