Car Accident Attorney
Powerful Personal Injury Representation in Hamden & New Haven – Call (203) 800-1697
Have you been injured in a car accident and are struggling to keep up with the resulting medical bills and repair costs? Have your injuries and the loss of use of your vehicle caused you to miss valuable time at work? Depending on the circumstances surrounding your collision, you may have grounds to seek monetary damages for your losses. As a passionate car accident lawyer in Hamden, I, Attorney Christopher Donlin, understand your struggles and am prepared to go the distance to help you recover the compensation you deserve. If you have been injured in a car accident you believe was not your fault, I urge you to contact my firm as soon as possible to review your legal options.
Your case matters – call my firm today to schedule your free case evaluation.
Numerous clients have chosen my firm for the following reasons:
What to Do After Being Involved In a Car Accident
It can be easy to lose your cool amidst the shock and confusion following a collision. From minor fender benders to major multicar pileups, it is understandable that you will likely feel a sense of frustration or panic. Despite these feelings, it is imperative you maintain your composure and focus on the task at hand. Knowing what to do after a car accident can allow you to protect protect yourself and maximize your chances of filing a successful personal injury claim.
It is crucial you do the following after a collision:
- Stay at the scene and call for help if anyone is injured
- Exchange contact and insurance information with the other driver(s)
- Refrain from discussing the accident or apologizing
- Get detailed photos of the damage and your injuries
- Speak to witnesses and record their contact information
- Comply with police and request a copy of their report
- Seek medical attention as soon as possible
- Contact a Hamden car accident attorney from my firm
Establishing Fault After the Collision
It is almost a certainty that all involved drivers will attempt to dodge blame for the collision. Whether you were hit by the driver of a commercial truck or a distracted driver, you will need to be able to prove your accident was caused by the other driver’s negligence in order to collect compensation. This is because car accident claims in Connecticut are governed by an at-fault insurance system, meaning that the at-fault driver’s insurance will be financially responsible for the resulting damages.
Driver negligence can take any of the following forms:
- Driving at unsafe speeds
- Driving while distracted
- Driving while exhausted
- Driving while intoxicated
- Texting while driving
- Ignoring stop signs and red lights
- Failing to check blind spots
Upon a detailed examination of witness testimonies, police reports, photographic evidence, and surveillance footage, I can craft a custom-tailored strategy that seeks to clear you of liability and maximize your chances of securing a fair settlement from the responsible parties. I can negotiate with the involved insurance companies on your behalf, allowing you to focus on your recovery with peace of mind.
Seeking Justice for Your Injuries
A car accident can expose you to a myriad of different injuries, some of which can result in permanent debilitation. While some injuries are obvious, others can have delayed symptoms that can worsen over time if left untreated. If you have been involved in a car accident of any kind, it is vital you seek a thorough medical evaluation as soon as possible.
I can help you seek compensation for the following injuries:
- Psychological distress
- Spinal cord damage
- Brain injuries
- Broken bones
High-Caliber Advocacy with Zero Risk
Nobody should be left to fend for themselves after a car accident. Throughout my time as a New Haven & Hamden personal injury lawyer, I have seen firsthand the immense financial, emotional, and physical burden that a sudden car accident can place on a person and their family. For this reason, I choose to offer my services on a risk-free contingency basis. In other words, you will not pay me a dime for my services unless I am successful in securing the financial recovery you deserve. We are proud to serve clients injured in car accidents in Hamden, West Haven, New Haven, and surrounding communities.