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Duty of Care in a Personal Injury Case

To obtain compensation through a personal injury claim, you will need to prove the other party owed you a duty of care. Before you file your claim, it is important to understand this legal obligation and when it may exist during an accident. In most… Read More

Filing a Personal Injury Claim as a Passenger Injured in an Auto Accident

Although car accident claims are often filed by the vehicles’ drivers, passengers may also file a personal injury claim if they are injured in the collision. However, many people might be unaware of their rights as a passenger after being injured in… Read More

What Should I Say to an Insurance Adjuster After a Car Accident?

After an auto accident, victims may be contacted by an insurance adjuster who works for the insurer that covers the at-fault party. When this occurs, it is important to understand your rights after filing a personal injury claim and what you should to… Read More

Types of Car Accident Claims

Car accidents can happen in a variety of ways, with some resulting in minor injuries, such as cuts and bruises, while others may cause injuries resulting in permanent damage. However, every type of car accident can result in a serious injury.   If you… Read More

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