At Polito & Harrington, the health and well-being of our clients, employees and the community remains our top priority. We are closely monitoring the Coronavirus and following the guidance of local, state and federal authorities. We will be conducting all non- essential meetings via video or teleconference and remain available to service our clients’ legal needs. Essential meetings in the office will be conducted in accordance with guidance from public health authorities.Although the closure of courts and other cancellations are likely to occur, we remain fully committed to continuing to provide our clients with the same level of service and attention to their legal needs that they have come to expect from Polito & Harrington. We are also open and accepting new cases and referrals. We continue to remain available by email (info@politolaw.com) and via our office phone number (860-447-3300) should you or anyone you know needs to reach us.

Wishing everyone good health,
~ The lawyers and staff of Polito & Harrington

Personal Injury Attorneys in Stonington, Connecticut

Stonington, Connecticut is a town of about 18,500 people that is located in New London County, Connecticut. This seaside community is located in the state’s southeastern corner and includes the villages of Mystic, Lords Point, Pawcatuck, Wequetequock, and Groton, as well as the borough of Stonington.

Stonington offers visitors a number of attractions, including dining, historic sites, a sandy beach, museums, and shopping. With people milling around on a daily basis, the unfortunate reality is that accidents are bound to happen. Thankfully for people who are hurt in accidents, the lawyers of Polito & Harrington are available to help. Once your injuries are stabilized, you should discuss your case with one of our skilled attorneys. We are qualified to handle any matter related to personal injury and regularly represent clients with cases related to the following:

Stonington, Connecticut Nursing Home Injury Attorneys

There are several assisted living facilities and nursing homes in and around Stonington, including StoneRidge, Avalon Health Center, Pendleton Health and Rehabilitation Center, Apple Rehab, and Academy Point at Mystic. Facilities like these are designed to meet the needs of people who need help accomplishing everyday tasks, such as older adults or people with disabilities. Unfortunately, residents of nursing homes often receive substandard care and may even be the victims of intentional abuse. Nursing home neglect and abuse can result in injury-causing falls,  depression, bedsores, malnutrition, infections, and many more serious issues. Thankfully, Connecticut law often entitles victims of nursing home abuse and neglect to compensation for their injuries. To learn whether you or your loved one has a claim, call our office to speak with a Stonington nursing home injury lawyer.

Preventable Accidents can Leave Victims with Significant Losses

An injury-causing accident can have an extremely disruptive effect on your life. If you are even moderately hurt, you may require weeks or even months of medical treatment and physical therapy and may miss a significant amount of work. In addition, your injuries may cause significant pain that interferes with your ability to engage in daily tasks like cooking, cleaning, or getting dressed. Fortunately, these and other losses can often entitle you to significant financial compensation. Some of the damages that are available in Connecticut personal injury cases include the following:

  • Medical expenses
  • Physical and emotional pain and suffering
  • Lost income
  • Loss of quality of life
  • Loss of future earning potential
  • The cost of rehabilitative care
  • Punitive damages, in some cases

When you come to our office after an accident, our attorneys will thoroughly review your case and determine whether any evidence of negligence exists. If it does and you choose to retain us to represent you, we will aggressively defend your rights and negotiate with the insurance company handling your case and fight to get you the settlement you deserve. If we are unable to reach an acceptable settlement offer, we will not hesitate to file a lawsuit and take your case to trial. Best of all, we will not charge you any legal fees unless we successfully recover compensation on your behalf.

Call a Stonington Personal Injury Lawyer Today to Schedule a Free Case Evaluation

If you have been hurt in an accident that you believe was caused by the negligence of another person, you should contact an experienced attorney as soon as possible. The Stonington personal injury lawyers of Polito & Harrington are committed to providing individualized and effective legal representation to people who have been hurt in accidents. To schedule a free consultation with one of our lawyers, call our office today at 860-447-3300 or send us an email through our online contact form.

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