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.

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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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  4.  » Two men abused by Connecticut teacher settle their cases

Sex abuse in Connecticut is one of the worst acts that can be committed. Often, it is a person who is in a position of power over a younger person. It can cause long-term psychological, emotional and personal problems for the victim. Legal filings seek to take those who have been alleged to have committed sexual abuse to task and garner compensation for the victims. One recent series of settlements negotiated by Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney, PC, helped gain closure for victims of a substitute teacher.

The victims, two males, reached settlements with the Newington Board of Education after the substitute physical education teacher was alleged to have sexually abused children in 1989 and 1990. The victims stated that the man watched them as they showered. If they refused, he threatened to fail them.

In other instances, the man showered with the boys. They said that he tried to touch them and showed his genitals as he demonstrated the proper method of using a jockstrap.

The teacher’s behavior was reported to his supervisor and the principal, but he kept teaching. The school did not report the behavior to law enforcement or any other authorities. There were other complaints that he took boys in the fifth grade to a whirlpool naked and lifted one up so the boy’s genitals were close to the teacher’s face.

Even after there was an investigation, a member of the schoolboard wrote a letter of recommendation for the teacher. In 1995, he was threatened with being dismissed, but they let him resign. He taught at another school and, in 1999, was arrested for improper conduct with students.

It is unfortunate that this case is not unusual. Sexual abuse happens in schools, and those who are supposed to be in authority fail to take proper steps to put a stop to it. Although, it is difficult to come forward, those who have been abused have the right to be compensated and to report what occurred, so it does not happen again. Discussing the case with an attorney experienced in sex crimes can help to file a case and pursue compensation and justice.