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A closer look at distracted driving in Connecticut

This blog has discussed recently how serious the problem of distracted driving is and how much harm it can cause to victims. Researchers recently analyzed which areas of Connecticut are most prone to distracted driving-related car accidents. The areas and roads which were revealed to have the most car accidents caused by distracted drivers include the largest cities in the state and the most well-traveled interstates.

Bridgeport car accident sends 11 to the hospital

Car accidents can sometimes result in unthinkable consequences for victims. A recent 3-car accident in Bridgeport injured 11 victims and sent some to the hospital in critical condition. An SUV that was speeding struck two vehicles that were stopped at a stop light according to reports. Traveling in one vehicle was a mother and 3 children. All were taken to the hospital and the mother was listed in critical condition. A local politician blamed the speeding driver for the accident and the harm the victims suffered.

Personal injury resources for brain injury victims

One nearby Connecticut community and another Connecticut community northeast of the Bridgeport area have the highest incidence of distracted driving accidents in Connecticut according to a new study. In one Connecticut community between 2015 and the first half of 2018, a total of 1,392 car accidents were caused by drivers on cell phones, drivers eating while they were driving or drivers who were distracted for other reasons. Distracted driving-related accidents accounted for approximately 5 percent of all the car accidents in the community.

Personal injury resources for brain injury victims

A major cause of death and disability in the United States are brain injuries. Traumatic brain injuries contribute to approximately 30 percent of all injury-related deaths. Because traumatic brain injuries have such costly consequences for victims and their families, it is important to be familiar with legal resources that may help.

Distracted driving laws in Connecticut

Distracted driving can result in serious car accidents than can cause serious harm to victims. Victims can suffer significant injuries that result in physical, financial and emotional damages. Personal injury legal protections are available to help them through the challenges they face following an unexpected car accident.

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.

Car accidents are serious events

When you use the road every day, you hope that all drivers are being as safe as possible. You should always be on the lookout for distracted or reckless drivers. Additionally, hazardous weather conditions make driving much more dangerous. Despite your own carefulness and the cautiousness of other drivers on the road, you could end up in the worst circumstances: a car accident.

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