Yes. The police officer’s findings in the police report do not determine whether or not you can bring a claim. Remember, the police office was not there. He or she did not see the crash. They did not witness the crash. So, the police officer’s findings do not limit your rights in any way. Obviously, if the accident was your fault then you cannot bring a claim. And presumably, if you received a ticket at least someone-the police office-things you did something wrong. But the fact of the ticket alone does not prevent you from bringing your claim.

If you or anyone you know has a question about a serious car or truck accident or car insurance please call one of the Car Accident Lawyers at The Bartinik Law Firm PC, 100 Fort Hill Road, Groton, Connecticut at 860 445 8521 or toll free at 888 717 4211.

Peter J. Bartinik, Jr.
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Civil Trial Attorney, Practicing Law in Connecticut