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Posted by on March 29, 2024

Bicycle Safety Laws in Connecticut

In Connecticut, the law defines bicyclists as vulnerable road users but also expounds that bicycles are vehicles with the same rights, responsibilities, and restrictions that the law applies to motorists. Like most laws, Connecticut’s bicycle safety laws center around promoting safety for cyclists and others on the roads and sidewalks. Bicycling is a health-conscious...
Posted by on March 25, 2024

Types of Recoverable Damages From a Bicycle Accident Case

When a bicyclist has an accident they are vulnerable to severe injuries. Bicycle helmets protect against some types of head injuries, but they cannot always prevent internal trauma to the brain caused by a significant bump, shake, or blow that causes the brain to bump or twist against the bony inside of the skull....
Posted by on March 22, 2024

Who is Responsible in a Bicycle Accident?

Bicycle accidents sometimes occur when a rider makes a careless mistake or experiences a mechanical malfunction with their bicycle, but serious injuries are far more common when a bicycle accident occurs due to a collision between a vulnerable cyclist and a motor vehicle weighing an average of 4,000 pounds—or a large commercial truck that...
Posted by on March 18, 2024

Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents in New Haven

Each year Connecticut sees many deaths and hundreds of hospitalizations due to bicycle accidents—particularly accidents between motor vehicles and pedestrians. Bicycling is a health-conscious, eco-friendly option for transportation, fitness, and fun, but a vulnerable cyclist is at a significant disadvantage in a collision with an average 4,000-pound metal vehicle. Injuries and fatalities in these...
Posted by on March 15, 2024

How Can an Expert Witness Help in a Medical Malpractice Case?

There are two types of witnesses in most court cases—eyewitnesses and expert witnesses. Both are invaluable in proving a case, but expert witnesses in medical malpractice cases are especially important. Many medical malpractice cases are resolved through settlements, but when a case goes to court, jury members who typically are not doctors have the...