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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  6.  » Newest Samsung Galaxy phone recalled for battery concerns

On September 2, 2016, Samsung decided to recall its newest smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7. It has sold 2.5 million units of the phone. The recall comes less than a month after the phone’s release.

The phone’s battery has the potential to explode or catch fire. Reuters reports that Samsung says they know of 35 instances so far of batteries with these problems.

What causes the batteries to catch fire?

The Galaxy Note 7’s battery is a lithium-ion battery, which is common in products such as smartphones, laptop computers, cars and toy hoverboards. In some cases, as happened last year with hoverboards, lithium-ion batteries are prone to catching fire or exploding, especially while charging.

The heat generated by the charging process can cause the chemicals inside the battery to ignite. Samsung says it’s possible that a defect in the battery’s manufacturing process may have caused a part of the battery to coil incorrectly.

The dangers of defective products

A phone or other defective product that catches fire or explodes can cause severe injuries or property damage. Phones that explode or start a fire can damage or destroy vehicles, personal property and homes, depending on the circumstances. If a person suffers injuries from a defective lithium-ion battery, they may be left with burns, nerve damage, scarring and disfigurement.

Injuries such as these often require surgical procedures, cosmetic procedures and psychological counseling. The injury victim may be unable to work while he or she is undergoing treatment.

In these types of injury cases, the injury victim often needs financial compensation to cover medical bills, lost income and other costs associated with the injury. To fight a large corporation such as a smartphone company, most people need a lawyer on their side. The negligent company will have lawyers representing them. Victims need representation as well.