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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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People in Connecticut who are in nursing homes, hospitals and other care facilities have the right to expect a reasonable standard of care and a staff that is attentive and concerned about their needs. Unfortunately, that does not always form the template of how patients are treated. This applies to any type of facility. The state is responsible for overseeing medical professionals and making certain that they adhere to proper protocols and behave professionally. When this does not happen, patients can suffer personal injury, even death.

The Board of Examiners disciplined seven nurses in the state. Five of them allegedly abused drugs and alcohol. Another provided inappropriate care for an inmate at a correctional institution. That inmate hit her head on a wall and suffered a serious brain injury, and remains in a long-term care institution.

Another nurse was alleged to have abused cocaine and alcohol. In another drug case, a different nurse tested positive for Codeine, Oxycodone and Xanax, while she was on probation. She claimed that she was receiving treatment and had her license reinstated, but again tested positive for drugs late last year.

A third nurse was found impaired while on duty after opiate use. A fourth nurse had her license revoked due to inappropriate handling of Morphine. A fifth nurse was fined and had her license placed on probation because she stole 14 Fentanyl patches.

Finally, a nurse was suspended for using drugs for panic attacks that were meant for patients, falsified records. Allegedly, she also had inappropriate contact with a patient.

On its face, these issues might not automatically be viewed as linked to an assisted living facility. But, given the litany of violations, it is a warning sign that there may ne nursing home neglect. This could be the basis for a legal filing to receive compensation and a qualified attorney can help with the investigation and in moving forward with litigation.

Source: nhregister.com, “Connecticut agency disciplines 7 nurses working in the state,” Kate Farrish, May 17, 2017