Legal Blog of Attorney Jim Miron
Connecticut Injury Attorney Serving Bridgeport, New Haven, Stamford & Waterbury, CT
In Connecticut, not all highways and driving times are equal when it comes to safety. Certain roads and times of the day face a significantly higher risk of car crashes than others. Being aware of these trends can help you avoid placing yourself in a situation where you’re at an increased risk of getting into a collision.
The University of Connecticut’s Crash Data Repository has compiled comprehensive information regarding the car crashes across the state over the past few years. The following trends are based on all wrecks occurring in Connecticut between…Read Full Post
If you’ve suffered an injury due to the negligent actions of another, you may be entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit to recover compensation for your damages. The financial hardships associated with costly medical bills and lost wages can often be crippling. A personal injury settlement can help you and your family stay afloat during this difficult time.
Due to the high stakes associated with these cases, choosing the right personal injury lawyer is one of the most important decisions you will ever have to make. When you work with an experienced attorney, your chances of maximizing your compensation are much higher than…Read Full Post
The holiday season is a great time to celebrate with family and friends. However, it is also one of the most dangerous times of the year to be on the road. Car wrecks typically spike each year during December. As someone that has seen too many holidays ruined by unsafe driving attorney Jim Miron wants you to be safe when driving this month, and here are a few tips to help you avoid a holiday car wreck.
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Thanksgiving is almost here and if you’re planning on driving to your holiday gathering, you should be aware that this is by far the most dangerous holiday to be on the road. According to the Insurance Information Institute, Thanksgiving has experienced more car wreck fatalities than any other holiday every year over the past five years.
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It’s never an easy decision to place your elderly loved one in a nursing home. While this may be the best way to provide them with the care they need, it also involves placing a great deal of trust in the nursing home. All too often, nursing homes fail to provide the quality care your loved one deserves. Nursing home abuse and neglect is a serious problem in our country, and it’s important to be on the lookout for warning signs that your loved one is receiving this subpar treatment.
If you suspect your loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, you have rights. Jim Miron has helped elder…Read Full Post
Brain injuries can have a catastrophic impact on your life, affecting your cognitive, emotional and sensory functioning. While mild brain injuries, such as concussions, often result in a full recovery, more severe brain injuries don’t always carry a good prognosis. Often, victims of a traumatic brain injury require lifelong care and experience drastic alterations in the quality of their life.
Due to the serious consequences associated with these injuries, it’s crucial that you seek medical attention anytime you’ve suffered a blow to the head. In many instances, it can take days or weeks for brain injury symptoms to develop, and receiving…Read Full Post
If you’ve suffered a catastrophic injury, you may be wondering about your legal options. If your injuries were caused by the negligence of another, you may be entitled to recover compensation for your damages in a personal injury lawsuit.
Take our quiz below to see whether you may have a valid case. Jim Miron will discuss the details of your catastrophic injury with you free of charge. During this initial consultation, he’ll review your rights and options, and recommend the best way to proceed.
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The actions you take after a car crash are critical to ensuring your rights are protected. Often, the mistakes made in the aftermath of a collision can potentially jeopardize your ability to recover compensation for the damages you’ve suffered. When facing costly medical bills and lost wages from time missed at work, losing your right to compensation can have devastating consequences for you and your family.
Here are 7 common mistakes made after a car crash:
- Failing to call the police
- Admitting fault
- Failing to document evidence at the scene
- Failing to seek medical attention
- Accepting the initial…
Car crashes can be extremely stressful events. It’s common to feel flustered or overwhelmed in the aftermath of a wreck, but unfortunately you don’t have this luxury. The actions you take immediately following a car wreck can significantly impact your ability to recover compensation in a future lawsuit. Will you know what to do?
We’ve created the following slide presentation containing all the necessary steps you need to take after a crash. Take a look and make sure you’re aware of everything that needs to be done during this important time.
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In order to have a valid case after a car wreck, you must be able to demonstrate that you suffered damages in the collision. In most instances, this damage involves bodily injury. If you sustained damage to your vehicle but weren’t injured, you can generally work directly with your insurance company to recover money for the repairs.
Unfortunately, not all car wreck injuries are visible immediately following the crash. Certain injuries can often take days or even weeks to develop symptoms. To protect your rights and your ability to recover the compensation you deserve, it’s important to file a police report before leaving the scene and seek medical…Read Full Post