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The following summaries are intended to provide quick summaries of some aspects of recent CT legal developments on accident and insurance issues.  Most of these matters were not handled by Jackson O'Keefe, LLP.  The summaries are provided as a news summary only.  The summaries are not comprehensive, and readers are referred to the primary sources for full details.  These summaries are not legal advice.  You should consult with an attorney with regard to your situation.

Category: Motorcycle Accidents

Pedestrian Struck by Motorcycle in Middletown

2013-09-27 | Joseph M. Busher
jmbusher@jacksonokeefe.com

A city police motorcycle struck a pedestrian September 26, 2013 during the evening. The crash happened on Saybrook Road. The officer and the pedestrian were taken to the Hartford Hospital. The pedestrian was in the street, attempting to cross. He was apparently not at a crosswalk. Our law firm understands how devast ...

October 1, 2013 car versus motorcycle accident on Route 9

2013-10-01 | Joseph M. Busher
jmbusher@jacksonokeefe.com

On October 1, 2013 a motorcycle versus car collision occurred on Route 9 in Middletown, CT, near the Arrigoni Bridge. At least one person was believed to be injured. The southbound travel lanes of Route 9 were temporarily closed to through traffic. Our law firm understands how devastating motorcycle accidents can be ...

October 2, 2013 motorcycle accident fatality on Route 9

2013-10-02 | Joseph M. Busher
jmbusher@jacksonokeefe.com

On October 2, 2013, at about 6 am, a motorcyclist died as a result of a collision with a stopped car on Route 9, southbound, in Middletown, CT. The occupants of the car were not injured. The accident occurred near Exit 16. The roadway was closed temporarily following the collision. The decedent was Mark Lemanski, ag ...

October 2, 2013 motorcycle accident fatality on Route 9

2013-10-02 | Joseph M. Busher
jmbusher@jacksonokeefe.com

On October 2, 2013, at about 6 am, a motorcyclist died as a result of a collision with a stopped car on Route 9, southbound, in Middletown, CT. The occupants of the car were not injured. The accident occurred near Exit 16. The roadway was closed temporarily following the collision. The decedent was Mark Lemanski, ag ...

Two-motorcycle accident in Coventry CT on October 5, 2013

2013-10-07 | Joseph M. Busher
jmbusher@jacksonokeefe.com

Two motorcycles were involved in a collision Coventry on October 5, 2013 just before midnight. The crash occurred on Merrow Road. The drivers are Shawn Willis, 45, of Vernon, and Louis Ciampa, 41, of Manchester. Both motorcyclists were injured and treated at an area hospital. Our law firm understands how devastating ...

October 21, 2013 Farmington motorcycle versus car collision

2013-10-22 | Philip R. Dunn
prdunn@jacksonokeefe.com

On October 21, 2013 at about 12:25 pm, a motorcycle and car collided near Westwoods Drive and Route 177 in Farmington. The motorcyclist suffered injuries and the car driver reportedly suffered minor injuries. The roadway was closed for a few hours. Our law firm understands how devastating motorcycle accidents can be ...

Hartford scooter driver critically injured in crash on October 22, 2013

2013-10-23 | Kathryn M. Cunningham
kmcunningham@jacksonokeefe.com

A pickup truck struck a scooter being operated by a 76 year old man on October 22, 2013 at about 9:12 am. The crash happened at the junction of Arnold Street and Hillside Avenue. The truck was apparently owned by a landscaping company and was pulling a trailer. The truck was heading east on Arnold Street, and the sc ...

November 2, 2013 Wallingford car crash kills motorcyclist

2013-11-04 | Joseph M. Busher
jmbusher@jacksonokeefe.com

The collision occurred at about 1:15 pm on Rote 5/North Colony Road in Wallingford, near the intersection with Chester Avenue. The motorcyclist died. The driver of the car was treated for injuries. The details of how the accident occurred have not been reported, and fault remains unclear based on the limited informa ...

November 4, 2013 Shelton SUV versus motorcycle fatal crash

2013-11-06 | Kathryn M. Cunningham
kmcunningham@jacksonokeefe.com

The collision occurred on Leavenworth Road, near the White Hills Shopping Center, at about 6:45 pm. The cause of the accident has not been reported. The motorcyclist has been killed. Our law firm understands how devastating motorcycle accidents can be. We vigorously pursue all available remedies on behalf motorcycle ...

November 7, 2013 Coventry car versus motorcycle crash

2013-11-07 | Kathryn M. Cunningham
kmcunningham@jacksonokeefe.com

The crash occurred at about 3 pm on Route 44 in Coventry. LifeStar brought the motorcyclist to St Francis Hospital in Hartford for treatment. The motorcycle apparently struck a Jeep. Our law firm understands how devastating motorcycle accidents can be. We vigorously pursue all available remedies on behalf motorcycle ...

November 30, 2013 Vernon motorcycle versus car accident

2013-12-02 | Kathryn M. Cunningham
kmcunningham@jacksonokeefe.com

The crash occurred on November 30, 2013 during the afternoon near Dobson Road on Route 30. Our law firm understands how devastating motorcycle accidents can be. We vigorously pursue all available remedies on behalf motorcycle accident victims throughout the state of Connecticut. Call us today at (860) 278 4040 to di ...

January 12, 2014 Barkhamsted motorcycle versus car crash

2014-01-13 | Philip R. Dunn
prdunn@jacksonokeefe.com

The accident occurred on Sunday January 12, 2014 on Route 44 and Old North Road in Barkhamsted, CT, at about 3:35 pm.  The motorcycle reportedly struck the rear of a car that was coming to a stop.  The motorcycle operator was taken to Hartford Hospital by helicopter with leg and head injuries. Jacks ...

CONNECTICUT ACCIDENT LAW – JACKSON O’KEEFE obtains dismissal of motorcycle versus pedestrian collision suit

2014-11-03 | Peter K. O'Keefe
pkokeefe@jacksonokeefe.com

The firm congratulates managing partner Peter K. O’Keefe on this dismissal.  Both the motorcyclist and pedestrian were killed.  The estate of the motorcyclist brought suit, alleging that the pedestrian improperly crossed the road and failed to keep a proper look out.  The defendant effectively l ...


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