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September 2017 Archives

Working through insurance challenges after a car crash

Motor vehicle collisions can present all sorts of difficulties for victims, such as devastating injuries and emotional challenges including anger and depression. However, these accidents often present financial ramifications as well and some people encounter problems with their insurance company. Whether your insurance company is denying your claim or you are simply unsure of your rights and are worried that you will not be compensated fairly, our firm knows how important it is to work through insurance issues appropriately.

The link between car crashes and the flu

Each year, flu season arrives and people worry about the chances of falling ill. While many people are aware of how the flu can make life hard, some do not realize the other ways that being sick could affect their lives. For example, those who are sick with the flu may be more likely to cause a motor vehicle crash. Unfortunately, there are too many drivers who should not be behind the wheel but make the decision to drive anyway, putting their life at risk and the lives of others also.

What are some weather hazards to watch out for in the fall?

On the road, all sorts of risks may lead to a motor vehicle collision. From driving under the influence to distractions such as cell phones, this blog has covered many of the different threats that can claim lives and result in debilitating injuries. During the winter, many people realize the serious dangers associated with snow and ice on roads across Connecticut. However, there are a number of weather-related hazards that you should be mindful of even before snow starts to fall, such as wind, fog, and rain.

How many drowsy driving accidents happen?

On this blog, we have discussed some of the causes of drowsy driving, an extremely dangerous behavior that claims lives and injuries too many people each year. However, some people may not be aware of just how common these crashes are in Connecticut and across the whole country. Drawing attention to how widespread drowsy driving crashes are is important and drivers need to recognize the potentially devastating consequences they could face if they operate their vehicle while tired.

Labor Day and DUI wrecks

There are many different reasons why drunk driving crashes happen, some of which have been addressed on this blog. For example, a teenager may drive drunk because they are unaware of zero tolerance laws or are pressured by some of their peers to engage in risky behavior. However, there are certain times of year, such as Labor Day weekend, when drunk driving may be even more prevalent in New London and cities all over Connecticut. If you plan to celebrate this holiday, or will be driving during Labor Day weekend, it is vital to be aware of the risks of drunk driving.

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