Old Saybrook is a town with about 10,000 residents that is located in Middlesex Country, Connecticut. It is approximately 100 miles from both New York and Boston and has many attractions for visitors, including casinos, the Mystic Seaport & Aquarium, public beaches, and marinas.
While it is no metropolis, accidents can happen in Old Saybrook just like they can happen anywhere else. Fortunately, the experienced personal injury attorneys of Polito & Harrington are available to help victims and are qualified to represent people injured in any type of accident, including the following:
- Automobile/distracted driving accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Tractor trailer 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
- Tribal law
If you have been injured in an accident, you should be sure to have your case reviewed by an attorney familiar with representing personal injury victims. At attorney can inform you as to whether you have a case and determine who, if anyone, can be held liable. In addition, your lawyer will negotiate with the insurance company handling your case to maximize your chances of getting the best settlement available.
Old Saybrook Car Accidents
As in any other part of the country, motor vehicle accidents are consistently one of the main causes of accidental injury in the town of Old Saybrook. When people are involved in traffic accidents, they can be seriously injured, particularly if they were on foot or riding a bicycle. Some of the more common injuries that motor vehicle accident victims sustain include the following:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Head and neck injuries
- Back and spinal cord injuries
- Leg, knee and foot injuries
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- Broken bones
Old Saybrook Nursing Home Injury Lawyers
There are several nursing homes and assisted living facilities around Old Saybrook, including The Saybrook at Haddam, Gladview Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Essex Meadows, and Apple Rehab. Individuals who live in these and other facilities like them do so because they need a high-level of care and are unable to adequately care for themselves. For this reason, it is simply unacceptable when nursing home residents are the victims of abuse or neglect. Nursing home abuse and neglect can result in falls, inadequate medical care, emotional injuries, bedsores, infections, and many other serious issues and injuries. Fortunately, many victims are entitled to compensation. To learn whether you or your loved one can recover, call Polito & Harrington LLC to speak with an Old Saybrook nursing home injury attorney today.
What Should Victims do after an Old Saybrook Accident?
If you have been hurt in an accident, you are probably concerned about the future and uncertain as to what to do next. If you are seriously injured, you are probably looking at significant medical expenses and missing weeks or even months of work. This situation can cause significant financial strain during a time that you should be focusing on your recovery. Fortunately, there are steps that accident victims can take to ensure that they can recover compensation, including the following:
- Document information about your accident – Make notes about basic facts about your accident, including the names of the people involved, identifying information about any vehicles that were involved, and any hazardous conditions that you believe may have caused your accident.
- See a Physician – You should always see your doctor after being involved in an accident even if you think that your injuries will resolve on their own. Not only does seeing your doctor ensure that your injuries are properly treated, but it will result in the creation of an official record that establishes that your injuries were caused by your accident.
Call an Old Saybrook, Connecticut Personal Injury Lawyer Today
If you have been hurt in an accident, do not hesitate to call Polito & Harrington today. Our Waterford office is a short 20-minute drive from Old Saybrook via Interstate 95, making it simple to come in for a free consultation. To set up an appointment with one of our lawyers, call our office today at 860-447-3300 or send us an email through our online contact form.