At Polito & Harrington, the health and well-being of our clients, employees and the community remains our top priority. We are closely monitoring the Coronavirus and following the guidance of local, state and federal authorities. We will be conducting all non- essential meetings via video or teleconference and remain available to service our clients’ legal needs. Essential meetings in the office will be conducted in accordance with guidance from public health authorities.Although the closure of courts and other cancellations are likely to occur, we remain fully committed to continuing to provide our clients with the same level of service and attention to their legal needs that they have come to expect from Polito & Harrington. We are also open and accepting new cases and referrals. We continue to remain available by email ( and via our office phone number (860-447-3300) should you or anyone you know needs to reach us.

Wishing everyone good health,
~ The lawyers and staff of Polito & Harrington

Personal Injury Attorneys Helping Clients in Groton, Connecticut

More than 40,000 people make their homes in the city of Groton, Connecticut,1 located on the picturesque Thames River. From people working at Naval Submarine Base New London2 to students attending the University of Connecticut’s Avery Point campus, many people live, study, and work in the area. In addition, thousands of people visit the area to see various points of interest, including the USS Nautilus, the Pequot Fort, the Groton Monument, and more. Many historical figures, respected Naval officers, athletes, and their families have called Groton home.

As with any location in Connecticut or across the United States, being in or around Groton is not free of risks. Accidents and injuries can happen when you least expect them and it is difficult to know where to turn for help if you have been injured. At the law office of Polito & Harrington LLC, our dedicated personal injury lawyers are here to help people injured in the Groton area and throughout the state of CT.

Our attorneys have experience handling many different types of cases and we have helped victims of the following accidents and more:

Following an accident, it can be difficult to know whether you have the right to financial recovery. Our skilled attorneys will fully evaluate your situation and determine whether any other person or party can be held liable for your losses. Whenever possible, we will help recover losses including medical bills, lost earnings, pain and suffering, permanent disability, future losses, and more.

Helping Injured Nursing Home Residents in Groton

Groton has a number of quality long-term care facilities for its older residents, including Groton Regency Center, Windham Falls Estates, and Old Fellows Home. Nursing homes have the legal duty to provide a high standard of care for residents. Unfortunately, both nursing home neglect and abuse can occur. Victims of nursing home abuse and neglect can suffer severe injuries, including broken bones, malnutrition, and emotional trauma. If your loved one has been injured in their nursing home, you should first ensure their safety and then call our committed nursing home abuse attorneys to discuss their legal rights to hold the nursing home responsible.

Accidents in Groton can Cause Serious Injuries

Victims of accidents in Groton sustain a wide array of injuries. The losses you incur will depend on the nature and severity of your injuries and some of the most common injuries involved in personal injury cases can include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Fractured and broken bones
  • Jaw and facial fractures
  • Paralysis
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Internal injuries
  • Whiplash and neck injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Amputations
  • Burns
  • Death

Whether your injuries were relatively minor or life-changing, you deserve to receive compensation for any expenses and losses from any party that caused your accident. We can help you pursue an insurance claim or a personal injury lawsuit, and we will take your case all the way to trial in necessary to obtain the recovery you deserve.

Contact our Groton Personal Injury Lawyers for a Free Consultation

With an office located in Waterford, the personal injury attorneys of Polito & Harrington are here to help accident victims in and around Groton, CT. We are here to help you and your family, so please do not hesitate to call our team for help at 860-447-3300 or use our online contact form to schedule a free consultation, ask for directions, or to discuss a possible case today.


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