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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Distracted driving can cause serious accidents and injuries for victims. As a result, it is important for victims of distracted driving-related accidents to be familiar with the legal options and protections available to them.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA, has launched a nationwide advertising campaign to warn the public about how dangerous driving under the influence of drugs can be.
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.
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.
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.