Stamford Car Accident Attorney
Stamford, Connecticut is small city with a strong economy. Stamford is home to numerous large corporations such as UBS, Royal Bank of Scotland, General Electric Capital, Pitney Bowes and many hedge funds. Stamford is also the home of the Stamford Branch of the University of Connecticut, and branches of Sacred Heart University and the University of Bridgeport. The city has a population of 121,026, however that populations swells by an additional 21,000 consisting of the people who commute to the city for work everyday. The city benefits from its close location to the financial center in New York City, its own upscale suburban neighborhoods and its proximity to other upscale suburbs such as Greenwich, New Canaan, and Darien. Stamford is served by major transportation hubs such as Interstate 95, the Merritt Parkway, Metro North Commuter Railroad and Amtrak. Residents of Stamford have an easy commute to New York City, and easy access to the rest of New England.
Stamford is also home to the Superior Court for the Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk. This courthouse hosts all kinds of state court matters, including criminal trials, Personal Injury actions, commercial litigation, medical malpractice claims, juvenile matters and foreclosures.
The City of Stamford had Four Thousand and Sixteen reported auto collisions in 2019. None involved the death of a driver or passenger of one of the vehicles involved. There was no peak time of year for a traffic accident in Stamford, for while there were numerous peaks, there were also numerous low periods. People who have been involved in an auto collision in Stamford can get a copy of the police report from the Stamford Police Department located at 725 Bedford Street in Stamford. It is located right next door to the Stamford courthouse. The records window is open from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Mondays and from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The phone number for the records division is 203-977-4409. In the time of the Coronovirus Pandemic you should call ahead to make sure you are aware of any special hours. You can also buy a copy online at buycrash.com.
Attorney Hoffkins has represented many people who have been injured in auto collisions in Stamford or in auto related incidents. For instance, he recently represented a person who was struck by an automobile while crossing high ridge road in a cross walk near the High Ridge Shopping Center. Attorney Hoffkins was able to obtain a substantial settlement that included the full value of the insurance policy in that case. In fact, vehicles striking pedestrians has been an ongoing problem in Stamford on High Ridge Road and in downtown Stamford. I-95 is notorious for traffic jams at rush hour in the morning and after work. These traffic jams also cause numerous collisions on I-95. Attorney Kevin L. Hoffkins is a car accident lawyer who will travel to your home or hospital room for an initial interview if you cannot come to him.
People who live in Stamford, or who have had an auto collision in Stamford can have their case heard in the Superior Court for the Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk at Stamford. Attorney Kevin L Hoffkins is a car accident lawyer who has litigated many cases concerning auto collision injuries in this court. He is very familiar with the judges and the clerks who work in that Court. The address of this court is 123 Hoyt Street, in Stamford, Connecticut. The issue of where a case is heard can also depend on where the other party lives.
In addition to High Ridge Road, there are several other roads in Stamford on which we see many auto collisions. Long Ridge Road runs North to South in the City, roughly parallels with High Ridge Road and has many accidents also. The downtown area can be very congested along Atlantic Street, Broad Street, Bedford Street and Washington Boulevard.
People from Stamford often also get suffer injuries from slipping and falling on commercial property. Whenever any individual is injured from a trip and fall on another person’s, or a business’s property, then there is the potential for liability. Major commercial properties in Westport include high Ridge Shopping Center, Ridgeview Shopping Center, Stamford Towne Center or in any one of Stamford’s restaurants.
To succeed on such a claim you must also show that the condition that you tripped on was unreasonably dangerous for the conditions. The owner must also have had notice of the dangerous condition. For instance, if a slippery substance is spilled on the floor of a supermarket, and a person falls on it one minute later, then the owner would claim he had no notice and no liability. The difficulty with these cases is proving notice. Attorney Kevin L. Hoffkins has had substantial success in proving notice in slip and fall cases.
Stamford calls itself the City that Works. It has successfully developed itself in the thriving city that is home to many large corporate offices including, Union Bank of Switzerland, Nestle Waters, Synchrony, Gartner Group, Henkel and World Wrestling Entertainment.
Attorney Kevin L. Hoffkins represents clients who have received personal injuries in a car accident. Attorney Kevin L. Hoffkins has over twenty years of experience in litigating cases involving these issues. He regularly sees clients at his office at Six Landmark Square, however his main office is located at 8 Wright St #107, Westport, CT 06880.