When Cheering On UConn Here Are Some Ways To Stay Safe

April 8th, 2024

If you’re planning on attending tonight’s National Championship game between the defending National Champion UConn Huskies and Purdue in Glendale, AZ, you will be among nearly 63,000 of your closest friends. Some might argue that holding a basketball game in a football arena is a little bit silly, but the NCAA would disagree. However you slice it, that’s where the game will be played tonight and whether you’re watching in person or at home on your couch, it is a great time to be rooting on the UConn Huskies. With all of that said, attending sporting events where you will be sharing the arena with thousands of people is one way you may find yourself experiencing an unfortunate injury that could lead to a New Haven personal injury case. Anytime you find yourself in a crowded space there are chances that you might become injured and while we don’t wish Read the full article…

Avoiding A New Have Auto Accident During Construction Season

April 4th, 2024

The sun is shining and the warm weather is upon us which means many things, but when it comes to your safety it means that road construction season has begun. You may be traveling around the city, hearing and seeing more construction vehicles and more construction sites popping up as the city tries to repair roads that were damaged throughout the winter months and as they try to make infrastructure improvements during the warmer weather window that they have. This is good for the long-term health of our city, but it can present some interesting challenges for you and if you’re not careful you might wind up getting into a New Haven auto accident as the result of this activity. Before you even consider passing through a construction work zone there are some things you will need to know to help keep you and the workers safe. First of all, Read the full article…

When The Weather Is Unpredictable Here’s How To Look Out For A New Haven Slip And Fall Accident

March 30th, 2024

The spring season is upon us and in full swing and it is the time of the year where the weather can be the most unpredictable. Unpredictable weather can result in uncertain situations, especially if you are traveling around the city on foot. The weather conditions can put you in a situation, if you’re not careful, where you could have one small misstep and end up being affected by a New Haven slip and fall accident which leads to a significant injury. As the weather gets more and more unpredictable so to do the conditions you might face when you’re walking or running through the city. For instance, the change from freezing temperatures to warmer temperatures can lead to certain sections of sidewalks and roads lifting up and causing frost heaves which can be difficult to traverse. You may also find some fallen debris and leaves on the roads or Read the full article…

Consider These Three Factors When Thinking About The Safety Of A Pickup Truck

March 29th, 2024

With the prevalence of SUVs on the road these days it can be easy to forget about pickup trucks, but these types of vehicles have unique challenges when thinking about how to avoid a New Haven auto accident and prevent injuries. While there are many of the same concerns like not driving while distracted or under the influence of drugs and alcohol, not speeding and wearing a seat belt, there are some additional things you will need to think about when driving a pickup truck. Pickup trucks can be quite convenient as they make transporting goods much easier than driving a standard sized vehicle. The design of a pickup truck gives the driver a lot more flexibility when it comes to traveling and storing items that are large and would not fit in a traditional vehicle. Pickup trucks also provide the ability to tow items that are heavy and need Read the full article…

Electric Vehicles May Increase The Risk Of A New Haven Pedestrian Accident

March 28th, 2024

The emergence of electric vehicles (EVs) in recent years is leading to some concerns over their safety and how they may impact the risk of a New Haven pedestrian accident. There is limited data on the risks that these vehicles present to pedestrians, but some people are concerned that there will be a learning curve for pedestrians as they get acquainted with the differences that EVs present as opposed to gas-powered vehicles. Many people believe that EVs are a large part of the solution to climate change and that we should fast track the manufacturing and roll out of these vehicles and limit the number of gas-powered vehicles that are being sold in Connecticut. State legislators and the Governor of Connecticut have expressed an interest in mandating the sale of electric vehicles and the reduction of sales of gas-powered vehicles but have faced some significant push back. However, this is Read the full article…

Three Reminders For Your Teen Driver On Spring Break

March 26th, 2024

In the next few weeks, schools will let out for spring break and there will be a lot more activity on the roads as teens, especially those who have just gotten their licenses will be headed out on to the road. It is well-documented that teen drivers, due mainly to inexperience, are often the most susceptible to getting into a New Haven auto accident. As a parent, you may want to wrap them up in bubble wrap and never allow them to get behind the wheel of a vehicle, but let’s be honest, that’s not quite a realistic solution to your fears of them driving. What is realistic is to be open and honest with them about the dangers that driving presents and help them with reminders on how to keep themselves and their passengers safe. Before you or your teen gets behind the wheel you should understand the laws Read the full article…