We Help After an Accident or Abuse

The personal injury attorneys of Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney have recovered more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements. Est 1960.

We Help After an Accident or Abuse

We Help After an Accident or Abuse

The personal injury attorneys of Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney have recovered more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements. Est 1960.

We are open and ready to help…

We have modified our office to help with social distancing. We are able to see clients inside or outside the office, or by video or telephone conference.

Courts are beginning to reopen, and insurance companies are resuming normal business. We are here for you and happy to help with insurance issues, medical bills and everything else.

We are open and ready to help…
We have modified our office to help with social distancing. We are able to see clients inside or outside the office, or by video or telephone conference.
Courts are beginning to reopen, and insurance companies are resuming normal business. We are here for you and happy to help with insurance issues, medical bills and everything else.

Over $70 Million

Awards and settlements collected for child victims of sexual abuse across Connecticut involving priests, clergy, teachers, coaches and family members.

$6.2Million

Landmark verdict holding an off-duty police officer responsible for failing to prevent a fatal drunk driving accident.

$6Million

Recovered award for family after proving the medical manufacturer knew about the faulty oxygen machine that killed a patient.

$5.39Million

Won settlement for truck accident victim by taking the case before the superior court after trucking company filed for bankruptcy.

$2.1Million

Largest verdict in Connecticut history involving serious injuries after a motorcycle accident.

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Attorney Cindy Robinson is often asked how to protect loved ones when they enter a nursing home. Her experience in nursing home neglect and elder abuse cases has taught her that being present and getting to know the staff who will be providing the day-to-day care are invaluable in ensuring that your loved one receives the best possible care.

Here are some tips that she shares with family members:

Tip #1: Do your homework

  • Research the nursing homes that you are considering and check for citations for any violations.
  • Talk to other families, read reviews and learn about its track record.
  • Spend some time in the facility at a time other than a prearranged open house, so you can see a typical day at the nursing home.

Tip #2: Get to know the staff

The more active you are in your loved one’s care, the better the care he or she will receive. Learn the names of caregivers and the center director. Let them know they can expect to hear from you on a regular basis.
Even if you are too far away to visit, call frequently and ask to speak to your loved one’s caregiver. Discuss any changes in your loved one’s health or care requirements. Learn how to recognize signs of abuse or neglect, and take action right away if you see something that troubles you.

Tip #3: Take action

If you are concerned about the care that your loved one is receiving, consider contacting the facility’s ombudsman to discuss your concerns. Ombudsmen identify, investigate and resolve complaints by or on behalf of facility residents.
You can also report concerns to Connecticut’s Department of Public Health at www.ct.gov/dph and view a list of licensed nursing home facilities.

Contact us if you would like to discuss when it might make sense to get an attorney involved. We’re here to listen and advocate for you and your family.