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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 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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Medical malpractice legal resources provide protections for victims. A Connecticut chiropractor, based about a half an hour north of the Bridgeport area, recently settled a medical malpractice lawsuit. The victim will receive a $940,000 settlement for the care he received from the chiropractor. In his lawsuit, the victim asserted that the chiropractor failed to refer him for an MRI when he showed symptoms of a spinal cord infection. The victim later required spinal cord surgery.

The victim’s medical malpractice lawsuit further asserted that the doctor was medically negligent by performing six chiropractic manipulations rather than referring the patient for an emergency MRI after the medical symptoms the victim presented with indicated the victim was suffering from a serious medical condition. The victim had a 2-month history of back pain and intermittent fevers. As a result, lab work was ordered for the victim by the chiropractor and revealed an elevated indicator for inflammation in the body.

According the lawsuit, the lab results indicated that the victim had a serious medical condition. Unfortunately, the chiropractor missed the red flag and continued to work on the victim for a week. Following the victim’s first visit to the chiropractor, 8 days later, he went to an emergency room with midabdominal numbness radiating down both legs. The MRI that was performed revealed he had an epidural abscess that was compressing his spinal cord. He had to have immediate spinal cord surgery and spent months in in-patient and out-patient rehabilitation therapy to re-learn how to walk.

It was proven that the week-long delayed diagnosis resulted in a worsened condition for the victim, as a timely diagnosis would have likely resulted in the condition being treated with antibiotics before it worsened to spinal compression, numbness and paralysis and one expert noted that the chiropractor’s care fell below the standard of care. The victim was able to recover damages for lost wages and other damages. Medical malpractice claims provide a legal option for victims of medical malpractice to seek compensation for the physical, financial and emotional damages they have suffered which is an important legal remedy to be familiar with.