The Tylers died within 50 minutes of each other on June 21, 2013, when their Honda CRV sport utility vehicle was struck head-on by a distracted driver on Route 2 in Preston near the intersection of Hewitt Road. Thomas P. Flaherty, 57, of Willimantic, was sober but distracted when his GMC Sierra pickup slammed head-on […]
Polito & Harrington congratulates our triathlete and attorney James Harrington for his impressive completion of his first Ironman at the Lake Placid Ironman Triathlon on July 24, 2016. Competing in an Ironman requires careful preparation of mind and body. James’ achievement at Lake Placid mirrors the dedication, strength and tenacity he brings to his life […]
The attorneys and staff at Polito & Harrington welcomed the company of Reona Dyess, Executive Director of The Drop-In Learning Center of New London and two family members associated with the Center. Our firm was honored to be able to provide holiday gifts to these two very deserving families as part of our effort to […]
In June, Attorney James Harrington volunteered at the Valley Shore YMCA’s triathlon camp for kids. The YMCA had been chosen by CMAK as one of the locations to host a training program aimed at exposing more children to the sport of triathlon. CMAK is a non-profit organization named after Chase Michael Anthony Kowalski. Chase was […]
I am pleased to report that James Harrington of our office recently resolved a matter in the Mohegan Tribal Court for $775,000.00. James’ client was a passenger in a limousine owned and operated by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority which was transporting him and his companions from Mohegan Sun to their homes in Fairfield County. […]
Attorney Bert Polito led a seminar for attorneys from Connecticut called “Trial Skills Part III: Tactics & Techniques for Direct & Cross Examination”. It was a seminar offered on April 24th by the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.
Attorney James Harrington discussed Tribal Law and his successful resolution of a significant case in the Mohegan Tribal Court in a presentation given to Connecticut attorneys as part of the Continuing Education Program at the Annual Meeting of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association held on June 8, 2015.
Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Humbert J. Polito Jr. as the 2015 “Lawyer of the Year” for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiff’s in the New London, Connecticut area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is designated as the “Lawyer […]
Our firm was selected by the Connecticut Law Tribune as the Litigation Department of the Year for Personal Injury Litigation in 2013. We were pleased to be selected as the only firm statewide to receive such an honor from among many other personal injury law firms within the state of Connecticut. Attorneys Polito and Harrington […]
A recent Wall Street Journal article (3/19/13) reported that the American Academy of Neurology has provided stricter guidelines to deal with concussions in sports. If a concussion is suspected athletes should be taken immediately off the playing field and kept out of play until the symptoms have ceased and an exam by a medical expert […]