5 More Things Never To Say To An Adjuster

A few days ago we wrote about 5 things you should not say to the at-fault driver’s insurance adjuster. Here are 5 more things you should not say after you have been in an auto accident. Do not agree to a settlement. When you agree to a settlement, the other side will try to give … Keep reading…

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5 Things Never To Say To An Insurance Adjuster

Car accidents are a traumatic experience for those involved in them. You may still be in the hospital recovering from your injuries when you get a call from the at-fault driver’s insurance company. The adjuster may seem friendly, but they work for the insurance company of the person who hit you. When you are contacted … Keep reading…

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Opioids Can Play A Role In Connecticut Auto Accidents

Prescription opioid drug use is an epidemic here in Connecticut and new research finds that they may be the cause of some fatal two-car auto accidents. Drivers veering out of their lanes was found to be the most common cause of fatal car crashes regardless of opioid involvement. Data was analyzed from over 18,000 two-car … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Auto Accident: Spring Brings New Driving Hazards

The cold winter weather will release its icy grip on Connecticut soon, and warm spring weather will makes its way in as leaves grow back on trees and animals re-emerge from winter hideouts. There are also dangers that present for drivers, motorcyclists, and pedestrians that use Connecticut roads. Wear and Tear Winter wreaks havoc on … Keep reading…

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Risky & Distracted Drivers Causing Connecticut Auto Accidents

The nation’s distracted driving crisis is getting worse as Americans are riskier than ever behind the wheel, according to a report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. While talking on the phone is down, “drivers were observed manipulating their phones” 57% more in 2018 than in 2014. The report estimates there were 800 fatalities … Keep reading…

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4 Tips to Avoiding a Connecticut Winter Car Accident

While most of us are aware that driving on Connecticut roadways in snow could be dangerous, we often fail to acknowledge the other hazards on the road. In addition to snow and ice being the most obvious contributors to some winter Connecticut auto accidents,some of these winter related risk factors include: Wind speed affects the … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Auto Accident: What To Do If There Is Not Enough Coverage?

When traveling along Connecticut roadways, we often take for granted that every motorist on the road has adequate insurance. After an auto accident the insurance companies work out who will take responsibility and then pay damages. Meanwhile, you are injured and receiving medical treatment and needing to get your car repaired or replaced. What if … Keep reading…

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CT Auto Accidents: Tailgating

There are times when a slow driver in front can make us feel agitated. There are also times when we are the slow driver and cars are following us too closely. Tailgating is risky, dangerous, and can cause Connecticut auto accidents. The following are some tips to follow when you are being tailgated: Brake slowly. … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Auto Accidents: Aggressive Driving vs. Road Rage

Our firm sees Connecticut auto accidents, and unfortunately injuries, of every variety. Accidents occur for many reasons, including aggressive driving and road rage. What is the difference? According to AAA, aggressive driving is when a driver tailgates, drives too fast, and does not follow traffic laws. Road rage is when a driver uses a vehicle … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Auto Accidents: Commuters Spending More Time In Vehicles

It seems like our days are getting longer and longer. New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that commute times have increased in the last five years. Connecticut commuters spend an average of 26 minutes each way getting to work with the national average being 26.4 minutes. Longer drives to work can mean less … Keep reading…

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