“Watch For Me” To Avoid Connecticut Pedestrian Accidents

In an effort to combat the growing number of Connecticut pedestrian accidents and Connecticut bicycle accidents, the Connecticut Department of Transportation and the Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center partnered for the “Watch For Me CT” campaign aimed at reducing both accident types. More than 1,100 pedestrians and 540 cyclists are hit by vehicles in Connecticut … Keep reading…

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Hit and Run Accidents Continue To Plague Drivers

Hit and run accidents killed 2,000 people and were responsible for nearly one crash every minute on United States roadways, according to a new study by the AAA Traffic Safety Foundation. These types of crashes are the highest on record since 2009. The study also reports from 2006 to 2016 in Connecticut, there were 148 … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Medical Malpractice: 4 Surgical Complications

Complications after a surgery can be scary, life-threatening and the result of medical malpractice. In Connecticut, medical malpractice is a deviation from the standard of care that causes the patient permanent injury. If you believe your injuries are the result of medical malpractice, call our office right away. The following are possible complications from surgery … Keep reading…

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Are Smartphones Killing Connecticut Pedestrians?

Connecticut pedestrian accident deaths are on the rise. Early data from the Governors Highway Safety Association has Connecticut pedestrian deaths 33% higher in 2016 than 2015. Why such a sharp increase? The data is disturbing: most pedestrian accidents nationwide occur in spaces that are meant for vehicles. Only one in five deaths happen at an … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Pedestrian Deaths Rose 33% in 2016

Connecticut pedestrian accidents were certainly on the rise in 2016, early data from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) shows.  Connecticut pedestrian fatalities rose roughly 33% over 2015. The study reported from January to June 2016 there were 28 deaths (just over 1 death per week for that time period). In the same time period … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise & How to Avoid Them

It is seemingly far too often that when we turn on the news or read an online news source we are seeing a report of a Connecticut pedestrian accident and sometimes these reports include deaths. As a pedestrian, here are a few ways to avoid an accident: Walk in well-lit areas. Use crosswalks. Use sidewalks. … Keep reading…

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Back to School Tips for Connecticut Parents

Connecticut parents are thrilled as the start of the new school year is just around the corner. Follow these seven safety precautions to avoid a pedestrian accident, according to the NHTSA. Stand three giant steps back from the curb when waiting for the bus. Wait until the bus comes to a complete stop, doors open … Keep reading…

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Bike Accident Advocates Lobbying for Increased Fines for Motorists

Pedestrian accidents and bike accidents are on the rise in Connecticut and bicycle and pedestrian advocates are taking their concerns to Hartford. They are pressuring the Connecticut General Assembly to pass legislation to increase the fine for those motorists who do not share the roadways with pedestrians and cyclists who are legally using the roads. … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Pedestrian Accident: 10-Year-Old Hit By Car

A pedestrian accident sent a New Haven girl to the pediatric emergency department at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was struck by a car on Orchard Street. The girl suffered a broken leg after she exited a car onto the sidewalk and then walked in front of the car before she was hit. Pedestrian accidents are … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Pedestrian Accident: Woman Killed in Bridgeport

A 31-year old woman was laid to rest after she was struck by a vehicle in a Bridgeport, Connecticut crosswalk. Sadly, pedestrian accidents are all too common. If your loved one was injured as a result of a pedestrian accident, there are a few steps you should take for resolution. Get seen by a doctor. … Keep reading…

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