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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The topic of sexual abuse is difficult to talk about, but victims of sexual abuse must know that resources are available to them, and that they are not alone. According to the Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services, nearly 20 percent of girls and about seven percent of boys have been victims of child sexual abuse. Furthermore, about 14 percent of Connecticut residents likely experienced some kind of childhood sexual assault. Presently, an estimated 40 million childhood sexual abuse survivors live in the US.

The most vulnerable age is between the tender ages of seven to early teen age of 13. Most victims of childhood sexual abuse do not speak of it until they are older. It will take survivors time to express themselves and it may take them years if not decades, but survivors of childhood sexual abuse should understand that under current Connecticut law, any individual who is seeking compensation as a direct result of the sexual abuse has 30 years after emancipation to file a lawsuit. Thus, the typical age a childhood sexual abuse survivor can file a lawsuit is up to 48.

Childhood sexual abuse survivors need a voice and justice. Having a powerful advocate by one’s side during this time is helpful. Staff at Tremont & Sheldon P.C. can evaluate one’s specific situation and work relentlessly to get a survivor justice. In fact, Tremont & Sheldon P.C. understand how difficult this is and will not hesitate to hold powerful entities such as religious leaders who may be responsible for committing such abuses.

Additionally, we will not hesitate to hold others such as schoolteachers, healthcare providers, coaches and other people of authority who may have committed the heinous act of child sexual abuse. Our firm’s sexual abuse overview will help educate victims and their loved ones about their situation. Understanding your rights is the first step to initiating any claim of action.