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Take these 5 steps to reduce the risk of a crash

There are many times when car accidents are unavoidable. Even if you take every precaution, you can't make someone else obey the rules of the road. As someone who has been in an accident, you have a right to pursue compensation from the person responsible for your accident. If someone you love is killed in an accident, you may be able to seek compensation in their stead.

You deserve compensation after being involved in a crash

When you're involved in a drunk driving crash with a dangerous driver, you probably know that what the driver was doing was illegal. However, while that may be, the case that you bring against the driver goes through his or her insurance or through a civil lawsuit. Essentially, you sue the driver for damages.

You can fight for compensation after an auto accident

Car accidents are one of the most common causes of injuries in the United States. In 2012 alone, there were over 5.6 million car accidents with over 30,000 of those being fatal in nature. It's not always possible to avoid being in an accident, especially when other drivers don't obey the rules of the road.

Pedestrians: Stay safe by staying off the highway

It's important that pedestrians understand the risks of being on the side of a road. Unlike when you're in a city in a crosswalk or other obvious location, standing on the side of a highway, even after an accident, can result in you being hit. Drivers don't always pay attention, and it's possible that even if you're off the roadway, a negligent driver could hit you.

You deserve fair compensation if you've been in an accident

The winter months come with hectic, busy times thanks to the holiday season moving at full force. Car accidents happen, and some may be unavoidable, but many can be avoided by taking a few tips to heart. For instance, if you're traveling on a highway, avoid speeding in the fast lane, since this lane is where most highway accidents take place. You should stay in the middle lane, since this lane gives you the most escape routes, IE: You can move to the right or left in case of an emergency.

You can prevent accidents this holiday season in Connecticut

When you're driving to work, home or school, you want to know that you're going to be safe. Most of the time, you don't think about getting into a car accident; you might even think it could never happen to you. The truth of the matter is that crashes take place every day, and there are risks on the roads.

Man charged for crash that killed driver on Interstate 95

As someone who drives to work, school or activities, you know that even if you drive safely, there are people who don't. Those people, those who are distracted, drunk or negligent behind the wheel, put your life and the lives of others at risk. If you're injured, you have every right to pursue compensation from the negligent party. You could sue or seek a settlement from their insurance carrier requesting compensation for damages like medical costs and lost wages. If you lose a loved one in a fatal motor vehicle crash, then you can pursue a claim for compensation for your loss.

You deserve compensation after a distracted driver causes a crash

Distracted driving may seem like it describes when someone is texting or talking on a phone while behind the wheel, but it's actually a term that is much more generalized. Distracted driving is any activity that takes someone's mind off the road and the act of driving. Any kind of distracted driving can be dangerous to the driver, one's passengers, and others on the road.

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