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Bridgeport CT Motorcycle Accident Attorney Give Away FREE Injury Books

Bridgeport, Norwalk, Danbury, Ridgefield, Stamford, Connecticut

If you have been seriously injured in some type of Bridgeport CT motorcycle accident case then you should have a great number of questions that need immediate answers regarding who pays your medical bills, who will pay your lost wages, who will pay to get your motorcycle repaired, what doctors you should be seeing, what you need to do and what you should not be doing, how you can get better as quickly as possible and how much money you should be able to obtain as a result of the injuries and damages that have been caused by the fault of another.

Many CT motorcycle accident cases in Bridgeport Connecticut happen on either I 95, Route 25, Route 8, the Merritt Parkway, US 1 or the Boston Post Road, Route 127 or East Main St., Route 130 or Connecticut Avenue, Stratford Ave., Fairfield Avenue and Water Street, and the Huntington Turnpike. If you have been injured in a Bridgeport CT motorcycle accident on one of these busy roadways then chances are that you may have been seriously injured and need to speak with an experienced Bridgeport CT motorcycle accident attorney immediately. It is very important that you find out what you should be doing and almost as importantly what you should not be doing in the initial stages after your accident. If you proceed without the advice of an experienced Connecticut motorcycle injury lawyer then you could make a serious mistake that could end up costing you tens of thousands of dollars or make your case worthless.

We have decades of experience in representing injured parties and the families of those people that have been killed in Connecticut motorcycle accidents. In an effort to provide information to new clients, we have written the book The Crash Course on Motorcycle Accident Claims in Connecticut. This free book can be downloaded immediately by visiting WWW.HCWLAW.com. You can also call our toll-free number at 888-842-8466 and either speak directly with one of our Connecticut motorcycle injury attorneys or schedule an appointment for a free office consultation, or if you cannot travel to our office we will be willing to meet with you at a convenient location, so that we can review the facts of your case with you in detail and advise you as to what you should be doing. You can even fill out our brief online form and we will then get back in touch with you.

Do not be concerned about how much money this is going to cost you because we handle these cases on a contingency fee basis. We do not get paid unless and until we recover money damages for you. We even advance the cost to investigate and develop your case and are only repaid those costs if we collect money damages for you. In other words, if we do not recover money damages for you, then we will not be paid a legal fee and we will not be repaid our costs. We will assume all of the financial risk in representing you in your Connecticut motorcycle accident case so that you can concentrate on getting better. You need to contact us right away so that you don’t make a serious mistake which cannot be fixed. Contact us today and we will be happy to assist you. There is no cost or obligation for our free legal advice to Connecticut motorcycle accident victims.

Connecticut Car, Truck, Motorcycle and other motor vehicle accidents

Bridgeport, Norwalk, Danbury, Ridgefield, Stamford, Connecticut

Connecticut car, truck, motorcycle and other motor vehicle accidents can leave victims with very serious and sometimes fatal results. Our experienced team of personal injury and accident lawyers and wrongful death attorneys can get to work on your case right away to immediately investigate the facts of your case including the causes of the accident, determine what parties are responsible for your injuries, find out what insurance coverages are available and develop alternate theories of liability all in an effort to help maximize the amount of money we can recover for you. We are here to answer your questions and to fully explain your rights to you.  So before you hire a lawyer, speak to an insurance adjuster or sign any paperwork, order a copy of our FREE book, “The Crash Course on Personal Injury Claims.”

 

Our award winning firm can help you with any type of motor vehicle accident including but not limited to:

  • Drunk Driving Accidents
  • Teen Driver Accidents
  • Elderly Driving Accidents
  • Snow and Ice Accidents
  • Failure to Stop at Stop Lights or Stop Sign Accidents
  • Pedestrians Hit by Cars
  • Bicyclists Hit by Motor Vehicles
  • Motorcyclists Hit by Cars
  • Failure To Yield Right of Way Accidents
  • Multiple Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Rear End Collisions
  • Accidents Involving Racing Drivers
  • Uninsured Motorist Accidents
  • Underinsured Motorist Accidents
  • Intersection Accidents
  • Highway Accidents
  • Defective Roadway Accidents
  • Road Rage Accidents
  • Left Hand Turn Accidents
  • Reckless Driving Accidents
  • Hit and Run Accidents
  • Defective Equipment Accidents
  • Distracted Driving Accidents
  • Texting Accidents
  • Cell Phone Accidents
  • Driver Fatigue Accidents
  • Improper Licensing or No License Accidents
  • Improper Lane Change Accidents
  • Accidents Involving Drug Usage
  • Parking Lot Accidents
  • Accidents Involving Vehicles Backing Up
  • All Other Types and Causes of Motor Vehicle Accidents

 

No matter what type of accident you have or what injuries you sustain we can help you to maximize the amount of money you can recover for your case. If you delay in contacting an experienced personal injury lawyer you could harm your case by not getting much needed information which might otherwise not be available. Contact us today by filling out our online form, calling us toll free or by scheduling an appointment to see us, we will even travel to meet with you. Tell us about your case so we can explain your rights to you and tell you what to do and advise you what not to do. Our consultations are always free. The call is free. We handle all accident and injury cases under a contingency fee agreement where we are not paid unless we collect money for you. We also advance all costs of investigating and developing your case. We never ask you for money. All fees and costs are paid after we collect money for you. If there is no recovery you owe us no fees and no costs. You have no financial risk in hiring us. You concentrate on getting better. Let us handle everything else! Visit us at www.hcwlaw.com or call us toll free at 888.842.8466.

CT Motorcycle Accidents: Law, Cases, & Potentially Responsible Parties

Bridgeport, Norwalk, Danbury, Ridgefield, Stamford, Connecticut

CT motorcycle accidents occur often in Danbury, Ridgefield, Stamford, Fairfield, and throughout Connecticut roads . While many accidents are simple “fender benders,” others may result in substantial property damage and serious injury or even death. Although motorcyclists are often stereotyped as reckless and fast drivers, it is negligent automobile drivers who cause most motorbike accidents. An injured victim of a motorcycle accident can seek damages from the responsible party for the injuries, damages and pain suffered as a result of the accident. The victim must show that the defendant was negligent and responsible for the injuries and other damages that were sustained. A motorcycle accident lawsuit must also be filed before the expiration of applicable statutes of limitation which varies from state to state. The victim can seek compensation for related medical expenses, loss of income or earning potential, partial or permanent disability, psychological suffering, and property damage.

Some motorcycle accidents can be so severe that they result in death. Each state has its own law on fatal accidents and wrongful death claims. Although independent of each other, these laws share some common features. If a death is caused by a motorcycle accident, there will losses associated with the wrongful death including medical expenses incurred as a result of the accident, funeral and burial expenses, pain and suffering of the deceased, future financial support to the heirs, loss of love, society, and companionship.

For a wrongful death claim to arise from a fatal motorcycle accident, the accident must have been caused by another person who has acted negligently. The must be a wrongful act or an act of negligence in the part of the other person. Other responsible parties could include: the motorcycle manufacturer; or the maker of any part of the motorcycle; or other vehicle involved in the accident. The person or party responsible must have adequate insurance or assets to provide the basis of a recoverable legal claim.

There are different laws that apply to a motorcycle accident cases depending on the circumstances of the accident and the jurisdiction in which the accident took place. Sometimes the other driver or person might not be responsible for the wrongful death from the fatal accident. The cause of the accident will determine the type of wrongful death case, and the responsible party. It could have been caused due to a defect in the motorcycle’s manufacturing or design. For instance, the breaks fail to work when applied. In such cases, the law of product liability will apply. In certain cases, you can seek damages for wrongful death from the designer or manufacturer. Sometimes, the mechanic who did not repair the vehicle property can be held liable if the improper repairing is a factor which caused the accident. Even poorly maintained roads, messy and confusing construction, unclear signage, improperly designed roads and similar problems can be the cause of a fatal accident. The Government agencies responsible for the roads and highways can be liable for damages in such cases. However, there are special rules that apply to lawsuits against government entities which can have very short notice provisions which must be met in order to have a viable claim.

If you or someone you know has been involved in a motorcycle accident, it is recommended that you seek legal advice immediately.

Before you hire a lawyer, speak to an insurance adjuster, or sign any paperwork contact Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP to get our FREE copy of our book The Crash Course on Personal Injury Claims in Connecticut. Don’t delay, order it today!

CT Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Motor Vehicle Accident Law & Attorneys

Bridgeport, Norwalk, Danbury, Ridgefield, Stamford, Connecticut

You might be involved in a motor vehicle accident in Connecticut at some point, so it is important to find out what you should and should not be doing to help develop your personal injury case.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports there were 6,024,000 police-reported motor vehicle accidents in 2007. There were 2,491,000 people injured on those accidents. These figures demonstrate the odds are one day you may be involved in a motor vehicle accident. After the motor vehicle accident has occurred, the first thing to think about is safety. You want to prevent another vehicle becoming involved in the collision.

If it is a minor accident, it may be wise to move your vehicle out of traffic flow. If you cannot move your vehicle, turn on your hazard lights and place warning cones or triangles behind and in front of your vehicle. Dependent on the location of the accident, determine whether it is safer to remain in your vehicle with your seat belt on or to stand away from traffic hazards.

Safety is a priority and good judgment is required. It is imperative you keep calm after a motor vehicle accident. This will protect you in the event you suffer personal injuries and need the assistance of witnesses and others in pursuing compensation. All drivers should have a crash kit in their vehicle. Items to include in your crash kit are a cellphone, hazard cones or triangles, pen and paper and digital camera. This article details information you should obtain after an accident and would be helpful to keep in your crash kit.

After you have ensured the safety of yourself and others, you should do the following:

1) Take photographs of the accident scene. The pictures should show the relative position of the vehicles involved, together with damage to those vehicles.

2) Note the location of the motor vehicle accident. Write down the intersection or closest address, time of day and date.

3) Exchange information with the other driver(s). List the names of the owner and driver of the other vehicle(s). Include their address, driver’s license number, telephone number, year and make of their vehicle, license plate number, whether they were wearing their seatbelt or suffered any injuries. If there are other occupants in the vehicle, obtain their names, addresses, telephone numbers, whether they were wearing seatbelts or suffered injuries.

4) If the police attend the accident scene, obtain the name of the investigating officer, law enforcement agency name and case number. Also indicate if any citations were issued and to whom.

5) Document the road conditions. Were the roads wet, dry, icy? Were your headlights on? Did the other vehicle have their headlights on? Were the brake lights functioning on your vehicle? Did the other vehicle have working brake lights? Was your turn signal on? Was the other vehicle’s turn signal blinking?

6) Detail your actions and the other driver’s actions just prior to the motor vehicle accident. Indicate the speed you were traveling, the estimated speed of the other driver and the posted speed limit. Describe any evasive actions you took to avoid the accident, as well as maneuvers by the other driver to avoid the accident. If there are traffic controls at the motor vehicle accident site, specify what the controls were, the traffic signal color, if applicable, and who had the right of way.

7) Get the full names of any witnesses to the motor vehicle accident. Be sure to include their complete address and telephone number.

A motor vehicle accident is traumatic. Being fully prepared beforehand will help eliminate some stress and ensure that you are in the best position possible to begin the process of obtain compensation for damages to your vehicle and injuries suffered.

Before you hire a lawyer, speak to an insurance adjuster, or sign any paperwork contact Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP to get our FREE copy of our book The Crash Course on Personal Injury Claims in Connecticut. Don’t delay, order it today!