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Common Causes of Large Truck Accidents

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The number of fatal truck accidents on Connecticut roads concerns everyone in the community. This is especially true in Hartford, where many Northeast highways intersect. These semi-trucks are critical for transporting goods up and down the coast, but they also pose a serious danger to local drivers. Semi-trucks are significantly larger than the average passenger car. Due to this, the occupants of the passenger vehicle will suffer the most trauma during an accident. Although there are more motor accidents involving passenger cars, accidents involving semi-trucks often end in fatality. Truck drivers must complete specific training before operating a 40-ton vehicle. They must maintain vigilance when operating on the open road…. Read More

Walsh Woodard LLC honored by Best Lawyers® in its 2022 edition

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Walsh Woodard LLC is happy to announce that all of the firm’s attorneys have been honored by Best Lawyers® in its 2022 edition of either The Best Lawyers in America© or Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. According to Best Lawyers, its methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. For the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 10.8 million votes were considered, resulting in the recognition of approximately 5% of lawyers in private practice throughout… Read More


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Over the past six and a half years, Walsh Woodard has been privileged to represent a local Bristol couple whose dream of growing their family was tragically shattered because of negligent treatment rendered by the University of Connecticut Health Center (UConn) and the Center for Advanced Reproductive Services (CARS), a fertility clinic closely affiliated with UConn. Aaron Lynch and Jean-Marie Monroe-Lynch underwent fertility treatment at CARS in 2013 and 2014, which resulted in a twin pregnancy. Jean then received her prenatal treatment at the University of Connecticut Health Center. Unfortunately, multiple errors by UConn’s medical providers caused Aaron and Jean to suffer an unimaginable tragedy. On January 13, 2015, their… Read More

Delayed Injuries After a Car Accident

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Car accident injuries are not always apparent after a wreck. For this reason, it is possible to mistakenly believe you did not suffer an injury after a car crash. Although many injuries cause immediate pain and symptoms, some types of injuries can take hours, days or even weeks to develop. Delayed car accident injuries can even cause permanent disabilities or death in some cases. For instance, intracranial internal bleeding can lead to permanent brain damage if it is not promptly treated. At Walsh Woodard LLC, we want to emphasize how important it is that you seek medical care after a car accident. So, our Hartford person injury attorneys have created… Read More

What Can I Do to Avoid a Connecticut Truck Accident?

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The number of trucking accidents has increased by 20 percent over the last two decades. This is despite newer trucking regulations and safety features. Connecticut truck accidents are unfortunately common. Whether you are traveling along I95, I84 or a local highway, truck accidents can occur at any time. These tractor-trailer accidents are often catastrophic and can result in serious injury. Large commercial trucks are difficult to maneuver due to their size and weight. In fact, a fully-loaded tractor-trailer can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. A small passenger car weighs just 3,000 pounds. Due to these size and weight discrepancies, passenger vehicle occupants suffer the majority of the injuries during… Read More

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