East Lyme is known for its diverse environments–from the beaches1 of the Niantic side to the forest and nature of the Flanders side.2 Not only is East Lyme home to nearly 20,000 people, but nearly just as many tourists visit the many public and private beaches that the area has to offer every summer. The East Lyme area is picturesque and attractive for visitors and residents alike, and it has attracted notable residents including professional baseball and football players, illustrators and artists, actor Charles Drake, and many more successful professionals.
Whether you are here for the summer or year-round, there are many different activities in which to engage and many sights to see. As you travel through or around this area, however, accidents can occur in many ways. Fortunately, if you are injured in an accident, the personal injury attorneys of Polito & Harrington LLC are here to help you.
We handle a wide variety of personal injury cases in and around East Lyme and regularly handle claims involving the following and more:
- Automobile accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Trucking accidents
- Drunk driving accidents
- Nursing home injuries
- Nursing malpractice
- Construction accidents
- Slip and fall
- Dog bites
- Wrongful death
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Medical malpractice
- Workplace injuries
- Accidents involving tribal law
Whether you or your child was injured at a beach, on a roadway, at school, at a business, or any other location in East Lyme, you should not hesitate to discuss a possible claim with our skilled legal team today.
Accidents commonly happen on roadways throughout the state and, unfortunately, East Lyme is no different. Traffic and roadway accidents can involve cars, large commercial trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, pedestrians, and more. The injuries that can result from any kind of traffic accident can be devastating.
If you have sustained injuries in a traffic accident, you are likely facing many losses, including:
- Medical bills
- Future medical costs
- Lost income
- Future loss of earning capacity
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional trauma
These losses can have lasting effects on you and your household and our main goal is to help you recover for those losses whenever possible. Whether you can seek compensation directly from an insurance company or you need to file a legal claim in Connecticut civil court, our lawyers will find the best possible solution in your case.
Assisting Nursing Home Injury Victims in East Lyme
Many elderly individuals or couples in the East Lyme area need to or choose to live in a nursing home or assisted living facility such as Bride Brook Health and Rehabilitation, Crescent Point, or Masonic Care. Unfortunately, many residents of nursing homes fall victims to nursing home neglect or abuse. Staff members can act in many negligent or intentional ways that will cause severe physical and emotional injuries to residents. Family members should always be on the watch for any signs of potential neglect or abuse, such as unexplained injuries, bedsores, behavioral changes, and more. Injured nursing home residents have the right to seek financial recovery from the nursing home where the neglect or abuse occurred and anyone who has suffered this type of injury should discuss their situation with our nursing home abuse attorneys today.
Call an East Lyme Personal Injury Attorney for Help Today
At the law firm of Polito & Harrington LLC, our attorneys work hard to protect the rights of individuals injured in the East Lyme area and throughout the state. If you have been in a car accident or have been injured at the fault of another person, please call our office at 860-447-3300 to discuss a possible claim for free today. Please also feel free to reach out via our online contact form. Our office is conveniently located in Waterford, Connecticut, only minutes from East Lyme. We look forward to helping you and your family.