Humbert J. Polito named 2019 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in the New London area

June 24, 2019 — Polito & Harrington LLC attorney Humbert J. Polito was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in the New London area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. […]


James Harrington of Polito and Harrington is Recognized with Ascending Alumni Award for 2018

Recently, the Western New England University School of Law held its Annual Alumni Recognition Reception. The event featured the presentation of the Dean’s Award, the Distinguished Alumnus Award, Ascending Alumni Award, the Distinguished Law Review Alumna Award. The Law Alumni Board of Directors recognized James Harrington of Polito and Harrington with its Ascending Alumni Award […]


Tanker Truck Spills Liquid Nitrogen Near Norwich

Driving through Norwich, it’s likely that you’ve occasionally seen a cargo truck with the warning “toxic material” displayed on the tank. Most people will drive a bit more carefully and take extra caution around these trucks, understanding that the materials they are carrying could be incredibly hazardous in the event of a spill. Although a […]


Connecticut Law Firm Offering Continued Support for Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation’s “Be a Voice” Fundraiser

The Connecticut personal injury law firm of Polito & Harrington is proud to continue its support of the Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation’s “Be a Voice” Fundraiser. With the firm’s support, last year’s event raised nearly $10,000 to help children with cancer, 100 percent of which goes to supporting the children with cancer and […]


Two Polito & Harrington Attorneys Act as Panelists for Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association

Attorneys Humbert Polito and James Harrington were recently panelists for a seminar before the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. Attorney Polito addressed the topic of taking the deposition of defendants’ corporate representatives and Attorney Harrington spoke on the use of social media in litigation.  Every year, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association puts on a number of seminars […]


U.S. Supreme Court Sides with Polito & Harrington’ Clients Over Limits to Mohegan Tribe’s Immunity

In a major victory for a Pennsylvania couple, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held on April 25 that an employee of a tribal casino is not protected by “sovereign immunity” from personal injury lawsuits in state court. Attorney James Harrington of Polito & Harrington represented the two auto accident victims at the center of this […]


MADD Connecticut names Waterford officer ‘Top Cop’

A Waterford police officer on Thursday received a top honor at the Connecticut chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving’s 31st annual law enforcement recognition ceremony. MADD Connecticut named Patrolman 1st Class Gil Maffeo ‘Top Cop’ during the ceremony, which took place at the Aqua Turf Club. The 17-year veteran of the Waterford Police Department plays […]


Victory in the United States Supreme Court!

Congratulations to James Harrington and our clients as a result of their victory in the United States Supreme Court today. In a unanimous 8-0 decision, the United States Supreme Court reversed the Connecticut Supreme Court in Lewis v. Clarke1, holding that a tribal employee sued in an individual capacity suit for a tort committed off […]


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