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Alcohol and drug use can lead to devastating car accidents

Most people in Connecticut are responsible when it comes to drinking alcohol. However, there will always be those who make the dangerous decision to drive drunk, causing accidents that injure or kill other people on the road. These car accidents can be very devastating. It is important for everyone in the state to understand just how alcohol impairs their ability to drive.

Why does distracted driving lead to car accidents?

Multi-tasking may be good in the workplace, but it can be dangerous behind the wheel of a car. However, this does not stop people in Connecticut from texting and driving, eating while driving or having conversations while driving. These distractions can be dangerous, as they can lead to serious car accidents. There are three primary types of distractions.

Tips for avoiding wintertime car accidents

Winter seems to have come early in Connecticut, and that means the roads can be slick with ice and snow over the next few months. Most people in Connecticut are experienced at driving in winter weather. However, it is important not to take chances when it comes to driving in the wintertime. The following tips may help drivers avoid causing car accidents this winter that could injure or kill other individuals.

Who is liable in a parking lot accident in Connecticut?

Holiday shopping season is upon us, and while a lot of holiday shopping is done online these days, the parking lots at local shopping centers and businesses still become extremely crowded. With those holiday crowds often comes an increase in motor vehicle accidents.

Study finds many drivers rely too heavily on car safety systems

Drivers give their vehicle's safety control systems a little more credit than they should. A study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found many people that have vehicles equipped with advanced safety features do not fully understand the limits of these systems.

What is a personal injury claim and how does one begin?

A personal injury claim for damages is an important tool for victims who have been injured by a careless driver. A personal injury claim for damages provides an option for victims of negligent drivers to pursue compensation for the physical, financial and emotional damages suffered in a car or other traumatic accident.

Damages recoverable in a personal injury lawsuit

The injuries that result from a car accident caused by someone else's negligence can turn an accident victim's life upside down. Depending on the severity of their injuries, they suddenly find that actions they could complete without a single thought now have become a two-person job, such as changing one's clothes or driving to work or college. These types of injuries have not only short-term affects, but also long term consequences.

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