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Connecticut Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
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Because of their lack of overall protection, motorcyclists are in danger of suffering devastating injuries and even death as a result of an accident. Those who are injured could require prolonged hospitalization and years of therapy. You need strong representation in order to recover compensation in a lawsuit, and the Law Offices of Brian J. Mongelluzzo, LLC can provide you with just that.
Highways and intersections are getting busier and the number of motor vehicle accidents are on the rise. Car accidents statistics related to distracted driving are increasing, which means that motorists who are operating a vehicle are even less likely to look out for motorcycles on the road. According to the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration* (NHTSA), the state of Connecticut recorded 57 fatalities as a result to motorcycle accidents in 2017. This is the highest number of motorcycle fatalities Connecticut has experienced since 2013.
Need assistance with your motorcycle accident lawsuit in Connecticut? Call (203) 663-3695 or fill out our online form to request your free consultation.
What are Connecticut Motorcycle Laws?
According to Connecticut state law, a motorcycle is a motor vehicle that does not have more than three wheels in contact with the ground and whose motor produces more than five brake horsepower. Due to the fact that these motor vehicles are becoming more and more popular on roads, Connecticut motorcycle laws include the following requirements for the safety of all drivers:
5 Important Motorcycle Laws in Connecticut:
- Headgear and vision protection are mandatory
- The insurance minimum for motorcycle coverage is a $20,000 claim for damages policy
- 16 and 17-year-old drivers are prohibited from carrying any passengers on their motorcycle for six months after obtaining a motorcycle endorsement
- Must have at least one tail lamp mounted on the rear
- The rear registration license place must be illumined with a white light to render it legible from a distance of 50 feet to the rear
What Can Be Claimed In A Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit?
When you are working to recover from a motorcycle accident, the last thing you want to worry about is the legal process of a personal injury claim. This is why you hiring our firm can be extremely beneficial to your case, as we can take the legal burden off of your shoulders.
When you team up with our car accident attorneys, you can seek compensation that helps you pay for:
You should avoid speaking with the other driver’s attorney regarding the accident until you have obtained representation from BJM Law. When you work with our New Britain or Waterbury personal injury attorneys, we can handle all legal work and communication on your behalf to ensure that your case is not damaged by another party’s actions.
Don’t Wait to Begin Your Case – Call (203) 663-3695
Our motorcycle accident attorneys in New Britain and Waterbury can stand up for your rights and begin crafting a claim on your behalf today. If negligence on the other driver’s part can be proved in court, you could stand to recover damages to pay for your medical and non-economic needs. We can argue vigorously on your behalf to secure a positive settlement or a favorable verdict!
* Source: https://cdan.nhtsa.gov/stsi.htm#
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