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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.

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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.

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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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Wounded Teen Settles for $750,000

As reported by the Connecticut Post, a Shelton teenager, shot at a party, was paid $750,000 in an out-of-court settlement. The settlement for Jessica Scinto, 17, was reached as jury selection in a lawsuit against Craig and Maria Bursey, owners of the home where the party was held, was to begin in Superior Court.

“The settlement allows my client to pay for her medical bills, which were substantial, and allows her to be fairly compensated for all she has been through,” said Scinto’s lawyer, Douglas Mahoney of the Bridgeport law firm, Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney. Scinto, then 15, was attending a party of Shelton High School students organized by Craig Bursey Jr., then 18, in his parents’ home on Gray Street, police said. The parents were not home at the time.

During the party Bursey bragged about his father’s handgun and offered to show it to the other teens. He removed the .32-caliber handgun from a sock drawer in his parents’ bedroom and was showing it off when it discharged, shooting Scinto once in the chest.

Attorney Mahoney said Scinto was rushed into emergency surgery at Bridgeport Hospital where it was determined the bullet had lacerated her liver and caused a blood clot in her heart. “There was a lot of internal bleeding and she is very, very lucky to be alive,” he said. Mahoney said the girl suffered permanent scarring from the surgery, but was eventually able to return to school. Bursey was initially charged with second-degree assault and later granted accelerated rehabilitation, a special form of probation for first-time offenders.