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.

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.

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.  » Alcohol and drug use can lead to devastating car accidents

Most people in Connecticut are responsible when it comes to drinking alcohol. However, there will always be those who make the dangerous decision to drive drunk, causing accidents that injure or kill other people on the road. These car accidents can be very devastating. It is important for everyone in the state to understand just how alcohol impairs their ability to drive.

Alcohol can change the way a person’s brain functions. A motorist who has consumed alcohol may have a reduced ability to judge where they are in relation to other motorists, their reaction time can be slowed, and they can be uncoordinated. Alcohol can also make it difficult for a motorist to concentrate, use common sense, be courteous and be a responsible driver altogether.

It is important to note that while alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine or liquor can intoxicate a driver, drivers who have taken certain drugs — even over-the-counter drugs such as cold medicine and antihistamines — can find that the side effects they experience impair their ability to drive safely. It is important to read the warning labels on any medications you take before driving, to ensure you will be able to safely operate an automobile.

While all of this is good advice, the fact remains that driving while intoxicated can lead to a motor vehicle accident. All motorists are tasked with driving in a manner that is safe and reasonable under the circumstances. Driving while intoxicated violates this duty. If an intoxicated driver strikes another automobile, causing those in that automobile to suffer injuries or death, the intoxicated driver should be held responsible for the incident.