Legal Blog of Attorney Jim Miron

Connecticut Injury Attorney Serving Bridgeport, New Haven, Stamford & Waterbury, CT


Types of Distracted Driving

August 26, 2020

Connecticut sees more than 100,000 car wrecks every year. Unfortunately, the overwhelming majority of these crashes were completely preventable, and many were the direct result of distracted driving. The most important things you can do as a driver, to ensure the safety of yourself and those with whom you share the road, is to always keep your hands at 10 and 2 and your eyes on the road.

Experienced attorney Jim Miron has seen the…

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Category: Car Wrecks

What Damages Can Be Recovered in a Wrongful Death Claim?

July 10, 2020

Losing a loved one is never easy, but this loss can be especially hard to process when it was caused by an act of negligence. In addition to experiencing confusion, frustration and anger as you wonder how such an avoidable incident could have occurred, it’s common to feel overwhelmed by the financial burdens caused by a wrongful death. This is particularly true if your deceased loved one provided for your family.

Fortunately, you have rights after losing a loved one due to the negligence of another. You may be eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit to recover compensation for your damages. While it’s impossible to put a dollar value on your…

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Category: Wrongful Death

Common Hazards that Can Result in a Premises Liability Case

February 24, 2020

Premises liability is the area of law that governs injuries occurring on someone else’s property. Property owners have an obligation to maintain safe conditions for guests. When they fail to address hazardous conditions in a timely manner, you may be able to file a premises liability lawsuit to recover compensation for any injuries suffered as a result of the property owner’s negligence.

Just about any injury on someone else’s property may give rise to a premises liability lawsuit if the property owner acted negligently. This includes private homes, businesses, public locations and even government buildings. There are also a wide range…

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Category: Slip And Fall

Stages of a Car Crash Lawsuit

January 31, 2020

If you were injured in a car crash caused by the negligence of another driver, you may be entitled to recover compensation in a lawsuit. It’s important to understand that car crash lawsuits involve a long, complex process, and you should be aware of all the steps associated with filing and pursuing your case.

We’ve created a slide presentation detailing the car crash lawsuit process. You can learn more about the process and find out whether you have a case by speaking with Jim Miron in person. Your consultation is free, and it provides you with an important opportunity to learn about your legal rights and options.

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Category: Car Wrecks

What Are the Most Dangerous Roads and Driving Times in Connecticut?

January 17, 2020

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…

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Category: Car Wrecks

8 Characteristics to Look for in a Personal Injury Lawyer

December 20, 2019

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…

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Category: Personal Injury

7 Safe Driving Tips for the Holiday Season

December 06, 2019

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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Category: Car Wrecks

Thanksgiving Is the Most Dangerous Holiday for Fatal Car Wrecks

November 19, 2019

family eating Thanksgiving dinnerThanksgiving 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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Category: Car Wrecks

What Are the Most Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse?

October 25, 2019

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…

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Category: Personal Injury

15 Signs You May Have Suffered a Brain Injury

September 30, 2019

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…

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Category: Personal Injury