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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Connecticut residents may find it interesting to learn that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, slips, trips and falls are the second leading cause of injury and are a major cause of workplace injuries. In fact, they account for nearly 15% of all accidents. Furthermore, according to the National Safety County, approximately 25,000 slip, trip and fall accidents happen in the U.S. every day.

Anyone can suffer slip-and-fall injuries. But establishments and employers can take active steps to ensure that their premises do not pose a slip and fall hazard to their visitors, customers and employees. Erroneously, many people may be under the impression that slip-and-fall incidents are unpreventable. However, hazards such as a wet, slippery surface, uneven walking areas, dimly lit areas, and unmaintained areas can be fixed, and the corresponding risk of injury reduced or eliminated.

Some measures employers and property owners can take to minimize slip-and-fall accidents include implementing a policy to periodically conducting walk around on the premises to identify problem areas and promptly fix them. Generally, good housekeeping practices will reduce slippery floors and other dangerous conditions. However, despite these proactive steps, premises liability accidents can still happen and victims can suffer serious injuries.

Individuals who have been injured because of a hazardous condition on a premise may want to consider their legal options by consulting with a personal injury lawyer. The specifics of one’s case can be evaluated to determine if one has legal recourse. However, it is important to keep in mind that every slip-and-fall incident should be evaluated to ensure that the individual has a case.

Source: Travelers, “Tips for avoiding slip, trip and fall accidents,” accessed on Sept 29, 2014