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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.

Help for victims of brain injuries

Brain injuries are a type of injury that can be caused by a car accident. In the United States, there are 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries that lead to deaths, hospitalizations and emergency department visits annually. Because of the serious harm victims of brain injuries and car accidents suffer, it is important for them to be familiar with personal injury protections available to them.

Multiple vehicle accident kills one in Connecticut

Even though millions of drivers across the country get in their cars and drive with hardly a thought, it is still one of the most dangerous practices people engage in on a daily basis. Millions of people die in traffic related accidents on a daily basis and many of them are caused by a series of events that could have been avoided had a negligent driver been more attentive on the road.

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