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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  4.  » Reasons to work with an attorney after a serious auto accident injury

A serious injury can turn your life upside-down, especially if you become disabled and lose your income. When another driver caused the accident, you may have legal recourse to cover medical bills, lost wages and other associated costs of your injury.

These are some of the reasons you may want to consider consulting an attorney if you or a family suffered a debilitating injury in a car accident.

Negotiate with the insurance provider

Often, the first step to recoup your costs after a car accident injury is a claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance company. However, the insurance adjuster’s priority is to settle your case quickly at the lowest possible cost to the company. For this reason, he or she may offer a settlement that does not cover the full costs associated with the accident. In this case, your attorney will negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf, giving you the benefit of his or her industry knowledge and experience.

Gather evidence

The insurance adjuster may attempt to prove that their client did not cause the accident. An attorney can gather evidence to refute those claims and support your case, including photo and video of the accident scene as well as witness statements.

Pursue noneconomic losses

When you settle with the insurance company, the adjuster will not offer compensation for noneconomic losses, such as pain and suffering. You must file a lawsuit to recoup these costs in Connecticut. If you do so, an attorney can also help you seek punitive costs if applicable. Connecticut law allows the court to double or triple your injury damages when the other driver acted recklessly or deliberately.

You only have two years to file this type of lawsuit in Connecticut, so it is important to move quickly after a serious and disabling injury.