Why do car accidents happen?

Car accidents claim the lives of thousands of people every year, but most people assume that one will never happen to them. People think they will only have to worry about property damage or maybe a soft tissue injury if they do get into a crash. Unfortunately, even...

Top 3 causes of fatal car accidents

Serious car accidents in Connecticut can have devastating consequences. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are 90 car accident fatalities every day in the U.S. Each year, our country loses tens of thousands of people in car crashes....

What common hazards should city drivers expect?

If you often drive in Connecticut cities, then you are likely at risk of getting involved in at least one type of car accident. This is because these cities are usually filled with pedestrians, buildings, cyclists, animals and many kinds of road objects. Knowing the...

Signs of TBIs that need immediate attention

A traumatic brain injury often is the result of a Connecticut car accident. A TBI happens from a hard blow to the head from impact, and sometimes penetrates the skull. Injuries classify as mild, moderate, and severe, each with a different set of symptoms. Mild TBI...

Road safety tips for commuters

Commuting to work is a great way to live in a less expensive area and still work where you want. Some people commute by bicycle to save gas. Others carpool to get to work together in the mornings. No matter what kind of commuter you are, there are some basic tips that...

Why driving on ice/snow can be hazardous

The winter season in Connecticut and throughout the northern part of the U.S. poses some of the greatest dangers to drivers. Not only are the roads riddled with potential hazards, but the lighting is often much dimmer than the rest of the year. All those factors...

Passenger in an accident? Here are your options

Being involved in an auto accident is not something anyone in Connecticut looks forward to, but as a driver, you have a general idea of what your options are if you ever have an accident. But what about if you're a passenger? Understandably, this can be a confusing...

Dealing with wage loss after a car accident

A car accident can lead to immediate medical bills, repair bills and a host of other costs. In just a few seconds, you could find yourself facing thousands of dollars in bills that you have no way to pay. Unfortunately, that may be just the beginning. When you suffer...

Why car accidents occur

Car accidents that take place on Connecticut roads and highways may be caused by distracted drivers, impaired drivers or because of a defective vehicle. They may also be caused by poor weather or the presence of an animal trying to cross the road. In some cases, you...