Many people in Fairfield, Connecticut, rely on public transportation to travel from one place to another. Since a bus usually has more passengers than any other vehicle, the chance of or injuries or casualties may be higher in a bus accident. Recently, a bus carrying students was involved in a three-vehicle accident on Kings…

Negligent driving can sometimes prove to be fatal. Drivers should always remember that negligence can cause injuries not only to themselves, but also to others on the road. Residents of Connecticut may recall a fatal car accident that occurred in Bridgeport last year. A 56-year-old woman was ejected from her car after it was hit…

Most individuals cross the street within a crosswalk because that is the designated safe area for walkers to enter traffic. Even pedestrians walking through parking lots are finding themselves involved in dangerous collisions with vehicles. It is important for pedestrians to be vigilant when crossing roadways or busy traffic areas, even the most careful can…

Readers in Fairfield may have heard about a recent car accident in Woodbury that injured seven people. According to authorities, a car travelling south lost control on Flanders road, hit an embankment and ended up on the wrong side of the road. This caused a head-on collision with another approaching car. Seven people were injured…

Residents of Fairfield County might be aware of the dangers of distracted driving. Yet, simply because of our humanity, we often think that we are above the curve and it’s everyone else who shouldn’t text while driving. We will even use our cell phones while driving in front of our kids, only to tell them…

It goes without saying that texting while driving is extremely dangerous. Unfortunately, careless drivers continue to do it. In fact, operating a motor vehicle while texting or talking on a cell phone may be considered more than just ordinary negligence. It may be reckless conduct which can result in double or triple damages to the…

  A major auto insurance company recently released a report ranking which cities are the “most dangerous” for U.S. drivers. The study was compiled through an analysis of data from auto insurance claims. Bridgeport placed 19th on the list, and New Haven placed 21st. According to the report, Bridgeport drivers were involved in an accident…

Labor Day weekend typically marks the end of summer and the start of the school year. It also means more children on the sidewalks and more high school drivers and buses on the roads during the morning and afternoon hours. How can we ensure that our children are safe from car accidents? What can we…

You were in a serious accident and your car was damaged. It has been repaired, but it is no longer as valuable as it once was. Can you recover compensation for the difference between the resale value of your car before the accident and after it? Unfortunately, many insurance companies do not cover diminution of…

Last week was the fourth anniversary of the toughening of Connecticut’s teen driving laws. And, looking at the statistics, it appears the stricter laws have worked to reduce fatal car accidents caused by teenage drivers. The year before the law was enacted, seven 16- and 17-year-old drivers died in Connecticut car accidents. Since then, the…

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