Wrongful Death

Waterford – New London, CT & RI Wrongful Death Lawyers

It is impossible to describe the grief felt by those who have lost a loved one in a fatal accident. That grief is intensified when the loss is caused by someone’s negligence. At Polito & Harrington, our goal is to bring our clients comfort and peace of mind. Providing compassionate, caring service, we’ll do everything we can to help you move forward and prepare for the future.

Our Waterford – New London, CT & RI wrongful death lawyers, Humbert Polito and James Harrington provide very personal, hands–on service, working directly with each personal injury client.

What Kind of Compensation Is Permitted With a Wrongful Death Case in CT & RI?

Wrongful death compensation cannot replace a loved one. No amount of money could ever accomplish that. In calculating a settlement for a CT or RI wrongful death case to support you and your family in the future, the law relies on a few metrics:

  • Loss of future earnings
  • Loss of life’s enjoyment, the ultimate loss
  • Medical and burial expenses
  • The victim’s pain and suffering before death
  • Survivors’ inability to carry on activities that they did before

Typically, this compensation is paid by the insurance company. In litigation, insurance companies often make “low–ball” offers. The insurance companies try to minimize the survivors’ future needs, and instead focus on decreasing the amount of money they have to pay.

Do not let yourself be victimized again. You can only stand up to these tactics with the help of an experienced wrongful death lawyer in CT or RI. We strongly encourage anyone who lost a loved one to hire a wrongful death lawyer as soon as you can, even if it is not our personal injury firm in CT. Any delay could hurt your case.

At Polito & Harrington, we believe that legal service is about more than just winning big settlements. It is about helping people who are going through one of the toughest times of their lives. Our Waterford – New London, CT & RI wrongful death lawyers strive to form meaningful, lasting relationships with personal injury clients.

We will work hard to hold people and companies responsible for a death, caused by their carelessness.

How We Can Help You

For a free consultation to discuss a wrongful death case in CT or RI, call 1.860.447.3300 or contact us online. Personable, attentive, approachable advocates, we will respond promptly to any questions or concerns.

We are proud of our long record of successful personal injury verdicts and settlements in CT & RI, achieved for the benefit of our clients.

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