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Defective Equipment To Blame For Hundreds of Fatal Truck Accidents

by Keith Adkins | March 18th, 2013

March 18, 2013 A fatality resulting from a Connecticut Truck Accident is always tragic, especially when the death should have been prevented by safety equipment. New research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) concluded under-ride guards, the metal bar that descends from the rear of a big rig’s trailer, might be ineffective in preventing deadly […]

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Bad Weather Results In Several Connecticut Truck Accidents

by Keith Adkins | March 11th, 2013

March 11, 2013 Last week’s snow storms marred Connecticut with hundreds of car accidents, including a number of Connecticut Truck Accidents. A story from the Norwich Bulletin explained one of the larger tractor-trailer pile ups occurred on Interstate 84 Thursday morning, outside of Tolland. Reports show a FedEx semi-truck hauling tandem trailers was traveling eastbound along the highway […]

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Can a truck accident be classified as wrongful death?

by Annette Smith | March 4th, 2013

I was hit on the highway by a tractor trailer.  My loved one died in this truck accident.  Is this what a wrongful death claim is? A Connecticut Wrongful Death case is technically defined by a number of elements: The death was caused, either completely or partially, by the conduct of the defendant. The defendant […]

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Driver Charged In Connection To Fatal Connecticut Truck Accident

by Keith Adkins | February 15th, 2013

February 15, 2013 A 48-year-old driver of a commercial tractor-trailer is facing charges in connection to a Connecticut Truck Accident she caused that claimed the life of a highway worker. According to NBC-Connecticut, the collision occurred in March along Route 8 outside the town of Waterbury, Connecticut. Police reports indicate that the 41-year-old victim was part of […]

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A Truck Accident wrecked my car. What do I do now?

by Luretha Tolson | February 8th, 2013

My car is a complete wreck after the accident with the truck.  Is there anything I can do to get it fixed faster? There are a few things you can do after a Connecticut Truck Accident, and we will help. Report the accident to your own insurance company, and try to get a copy of […]

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Connecticut Truck Accident Leaves Three Seriously Injured

by Keith Adkins | January 16th, 2013

January 16, 2013 A Connecticut Truck Accident was responsible for leaving three people seriously injured. According to The Connecticut Post, the crash happened at around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday along the southbound lanes of Interstate-95 outside Milford, Connecticut. Reports from Connecticut State Police say a box truck carrying two occupants was following behind a tractor-trailer combination. As the […]

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Illegally Parked Tractor Trailers Involved In Deadly Connecticut Accidents

by Keith Adkins | December 17th, 2012

December 17, 2012 Stopping on the shoulder of the interstate can be dangerous, but many long-haul truck drivers are forced to do it when their trucks breakdown. However, the stopped trucks can present dangers all their own to other motorists on the highway. Take, for instance, the case of a 40-year-old Connecticut man who died […]

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Truck Driver Responsible For Fatal Yale Bowl Crash Charged

by J. Gosselin | May 7th, 2012

Despite passing field sobriety tests, the 21-year-old New Haven, Connecticut, man being held responsible for the fatal crash of a moving truck outside of a college football game at the Yale Bowl last fall is due in court today to face charges in connection with the accident.

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Fatigue Blamed For East Haven Car Crash That Injured Four

by J. Gosselin | March 5th, 2012

A fatigued driver is to blame for a two-vehicle crash in East Haven, Connecticut, that left four people injured yesterday.

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Groups Rally To Stiffen Penalties For “Vulnerable User” Accidents

by J. Gosselin | February 27th, 2012

In an effort to keep pedestrians and cyclists safer on Connecticut’s highways, lawmakers are considering a new bill that would stiffen penalties for drivers who injure or kill these “vulnerable users.”

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