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.
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.