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Speeding Accidents in Connecticut

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Speed limits are established on roads and freeways to keep motorists, passengers, and pedestrians safe. Unfortunately, many people choose to ignore these signs and proceed to travel well beyond the posted limits. A speeding driver doesn’t have enough time to properly react and avoid a collision, resulting in injuries and even fatalities.

At Fitzpatrick Mariano Santos Sousa P.C., we understand what it takes to recover your entitled compensation from a negligent party. With nearly 30 years of experience, our Connecticut car accident lawyers possess a comprehensive knowledge of state driving laws and court proceedings in order to obtain the outcome you desire and the justice you deserve.

Why Do Drivers Speed?

Speeding is excessively common the road. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), speeding has been a factor in about 30% of crash fatalities since 2005. Injuries sustained from a high-speed crash are generally much more severe. Each year, approximately 13,000 lives are lost annually due to speeding.

The following are the common reasons why drivers speed in Connecticut:

  • They’re in a hurry or rush
  • They don’t believe the laws apply to them
  • They’re not paying close attention to their driving
  • They don’t think they will get caught
  • They don’t think their driving is considered dangerous or reckless

Obtain Legal Services from Our Connecticut Car Accident Lawyer

If you or a loved one has suffered injuries as a result of another driver’s speeding, you may be entitled to financial compensation to cover medical expenses, loss of income when you’re not at work, as well as pain and suffering. Our Connecticut car accident lawyers can perform a thorough investigation into the accident and collect crucial evidence in order to determine that speeding was a factor and develop a strong settlement or case strategy for you.

Contact our firm and request a free consultation today.

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