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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.

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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.  » At least 6 killed in Connecticut holiday car accidents

As we mentioned a couple weeks ago, travel on Connecticut’s roadways tends to increase around the winter holidays. The weeks between Christmas and New Year’s Day generally find heavy traffic on the highways that transect the state, as well as in urban areas like Bridgeport. Unfortunately, this, coupled with the penchant for residents to be going to and from parties where alcohol is served during this time period, as well as the often inclement winter weather the state experiences, can contribute to a rise in serious accidents. The results of these crashes can be serious, with injuries and death as potential consequences.

This year, the Connecticut State Police have reported at least 6 fatalities in accidents in the state between Dec. 22, 2016 and Jan 2, 2017. These included a pedestrian hit by an alleged drunk driver, and a man who was ejected from a vehicle that rolled down a slope. The latter individual was not wearing a seatbelt. Over 1,100 accidents were reported during this time period, including 125 that caused injury to people. Further, there were 81 arrests for Driving Under the Influence (DUI), and 705 individuals cited for speeding.

As can be seen, the holidays can be a dangerous time to be on the road. However, car accidents can occur at any time of the year. When individuals eschew their responsibilities and act negligently, whether by drinking and driving or going too fast for the road and the conditions, people can be injured or killed.

Those hurt in accidents caused by another’s negligence, or the loved ones of someone who was killed, may be able to receive monetary compensation in the form of legal damages. These awards serve not only to hold the negligent individual responsible, but to help cover the costs of the victims, and perhaps compensate victims to some extent for their pain and suffering.

Source: Bridgeport.dailyvoice.com, “State Police Report 6 Fatalities, Thousands Of Violations During Holidays,” Donna Christopher, Karen Tensa, Jan. 3, 2017