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How to Handle Back Injuries from Car Accidents

Car accidents happen every day. Some of them result in severe injuries, and some result in no injuries at all. Some of the most common injuries are back injuries, which can be painful and debilitating. If you have been injured in a car accident, make… Read More

How to Avoid Accidents in the Snow

More than 1,300 people are killed and more than 116,000 suffer injuries in automotive accidents because of snowy, icy or slushy roadways every year, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration. Connecticut is known… Read More

Why You Should Seek Medical Care After a Car Accident

One of the most important pieces of advice you may receive after a car accident is to seek medical attention as soon as possible. There are many important reasons why you should see a doctor after a crash, which the experienced attorneys at D’Amico &… Read More

3-Year-Old Killed When Hit by a Car Fleeing Police

On Nov. 21, a three-year-old was killed after being hit by a car that was fleeing police. The car hit another vehicle before going off the road, hitting a light pole and crashing into four people on the sidewalk, including the toddler. Connecticut State… Read More

What Drivers Need to Know about Drowsy Driving

Drowsy driving causes approximately 100,000 accidents each year, leading to more than 1,500 deaths and 71,000 injuries, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The trusted Waterbury car accident attorneys of D’Amico & Pettinicchi… Read More

The Basics of Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Connecticut

Uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage provides benefits to policy holders for bodily injury caused by another driver who left the scene of the accident, has no insurance or does not have enough insurance to adequately cover your losses. If you have… Read More

Car Accident Statute of Limitations in Connecticut

A statute of limitations is a law that outlines how long an individual has to file a lawsuit within his or her state. Each type of case has its own statute of limitations that must be followed. If this deadline is missed, the individual will lose the… Read More

Six Killed, Five Injured in Four Area Collisions

Local police responded to four fatal collisions in Waterbury and the surrounding area over the weekend that killed six and injured five people. Our Waterbury car crash attorneys have seen the devastation that a serious accident can have on the victim… Read More

Study Says Many MRI Scans Failed to Detect Whiplash in Thousands of Patients

Whiplash is a painful neck injury that often occurs in car accidents, particularly rear-end accidents. It is caused by quick back-and-forth movement of the neck, which can damage muscles, ligaments, and bones or nerves in the spine. Unfortunately, an… Read More

Obtaining Compensation After a Hit and Run Crash

One of the worst things about a hit and run crash is that some victims are unable to obtain the compensation they deserve from the driver who caused the collision and fled the scene. If you are ever injured in a hit and run car crash, there are several… Read More