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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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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.  » Halloween was fun — but dangerous — for Connecticut kids

Recently, throughout the country, kids everywhere dressed up as their favorite superheroes or cartoon stars and enjoyed trick or treating to get candy. In many cases, the parents have just as much fun as the kids to see them with smiles on their faces having fun. But, as fun as Halloween might be for families in Connecticut and throughout America, there is a dangerous reality to acknowledge: kids, as pedestrians on Halloween, are more likely to be hit and killed in a pedestrian accident.

In fact, according to a recent report that examined data from 2015 collected by the National Safety Council, a large percentage of pedestrian deaths in car collisions that year were attributed to dark clothing or low lighting conditions making it harder for drivers to see the pedestrians – the exact type of conditions present on Halloween for trick or treaters. In addition to that data, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that children are twice as likely to die in a pedestrian accident on Halloween.

Although it is incumbent on parents and kids to look after their own safety on Halloween by being aware of traffic and avoiding erratic, darting movements into the street, drivers must also be aware of their surroundings at all times, not just on Halloween. Many of our readers in Connecticut who took their children trick or treating probably shook their heads more than once as a vehicle sped down a street crowded with trick or treaters.

Pedestrian accidents can be avoidable if drivers pay attention to their surroundings and focus their full attention on driving. However, when a child or adult is injured in a pedestrian accident, the injured party may be able to pursue financial compensation from the negligent driver who caused the collision.

Source: Fortune, “The Real Halloween Horror: Kids Are Twice as Likely to Be Killed in Car Accidents,” Sy Mukherjee, Oct. 31, 2017