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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.

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.  » Drivers have developed speeding habits on emptier roads

Recent incidents have led to a dramatic drop in traffic. With most people staying at home in recent months, roads and highways were freer than normal of most motorists.

People who were out driving, however, took advantage by speeding at unprecedented rates. With states now seeing individuals leaving the house more, speeders pose a danger to the public if they continue the dangerous habit.

Numbers detail a problem

States report many more vehicles caught speeding in recent weeks when there were fewer drivers on the road. Instead of driving 10 or 15 mph over the limit, drivers felt free to exceed 100 mph. The Governors Highway Safety Association said the problem was nationwide, including the northeast. New York City issued twice as many daily speeding tickets via automatic cameras as usual.

The consequences are in the statistics. For example, in New England, Massachusetts, car crash fatalities rose. In Rhode Island, pedestrian deaths were up. The increases in deaths occurred despite far fewer vehicles on the road.

In Connecticut, fatal car accidents increased by 40 percent between January and April this year, according to the UConn Transportation Safety Research Center. Statewide data also showed that motorists driving faster than 80 mph has doubled in Connecticut during the month of April compared to previous months.”

Addressing the problem

Traffic safety advocates do not believe speeding gets enough attention as a problem. They say part of the issue is that driving over the speed limit is acceptable to too many motorists.

With much of the country embarking on summer activities and being outside more, advocates worry about an increase in crashes. As a result, GHSA is partnering with other organizations to address the topic. Officials hope to create a national program to ensure traffic safety.

Solving your problem

Daily routines and practices have undergone some big changes. Drivers who thought it was OK to speed on empty roads must adjust again and halt their dangerous habits. You should not have to pay the price because a speeding driver caused an accident.