Lawyers Devoted To Education

Polito & Harrington, a Waterford – New London, CT Personal Injury Law Firm

Bert Polito is an adjunct professor at The University of Connecticut School of Law.  Attorney Polito has taught a semester-long course in Trial Advocacy at his alma mater every year since 1998.

James Harrington has been a guest lecturer at The University of Connecticut School of Law.

In addition, Attorney Harrington and Attorney Polito have been active providing presentations in continuing legal education programs sponsored by the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.

CT Personal Injury Lawyers Devoted To Education

Attorneys Who Understand the Value of Education

The process of becoming a licensed attorney in the state of Connecticut undoubtedly requires a significant level of education. In order to become an attorney in the state, a person must complete an undergraduate program as well as earn a Juris Doctorate degree, which generally takes 7 years. In addition, upon graduating from graduating from law school, and aspiring lawyer must still pass the bar exam, a two-day test covering a variety of areas of law.

While a person who has completed the hurdles outlined above may be able to call himself or herself an attorney, a lawyer’s education is never really complete. Each area of law is highly specialized, and one could devote an entire career to learning the practice of a very narrow field.

The attorneys of Polito & Harrington understand this fact and are committed to staying abreast of changes in the law and helping other aspiring attorneys gain a thorough understanding of legal issues and practice techniques that will help them throughout their legal careers.

Skilled Personal Injury Lawyers Serving Clients throughout Connecticut

The lawyers of Polito & Harrington focus their practice on helping people who have been injured by the negligence of others. Negligence can result in a wide variety of accidents, and often victims are injured unexpectedly and through no fault of their own. Our firm regularly represents people injured in the following kinds of accidents:

  • Car accidents
  • Drunk driving accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Trucking accidents
  • Slip and falls
  • Nursing home injuries
  • Nursing malpractice
  • Dog bites and animal attacks
  • Wrongful death
  • Traumatic brain/spinal cord injury
  • Tribal law
  • Medical malpractice
  • Workplace injuries
  • Construction accidents

In many cases, people who are injured in these and other accidents sustain substantial losses, including medical expenses, pain and suffering, property damage, lost income, and loss of quality of life. Under Connecticut law, if they can show that their accident was the result of someone else’s negligence, they will likely be able to recover compensation for these losses.

Call Polito & Harrington LLC Today to Speak with a New London, CT Personal Injury Lawyer

People who are careless or reckless should be held accountable when their actions result in serious accidents that hurt others. At Polito & Harrington, we understand this fact and will do everything we can to ensure that our clients obtain justice. To schedule a free consultation with one of our lawyers, call us today at (860) 447-3300 or contact us online.

At such a scary time in our lives, it was so reassuring to have Bert represent us. He and everyone we dealt with at his office were invariably professional, compassionate, and responsive to our many questions and concerns. We knew that we could trust Bert to always act in our best interest.
Mr. Harrington was very professional and kept us well informed. We are very pleased in every aspect and we recommend him to other people.
Attorney Bert Polito and Harrington helped reassure my family through the entire process. We are extremely grateful to him and his staff.
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