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

Common Back to School Injuries for Children

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Next to the Fourth of July, Labor Day is one of the biggest summer holidays that we celebrate in the United States. This holiday is synonymous with backyard BBQs, fireworks, and the unofficial end of summer. Along with the Labor Day celebration is the tradition of enjoying a few drinks with friends. Unfortunately, people sometimes […]


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Massachusetts Claim

James Harrington of Polito and Harrington resolved a claim this week stemming from a Massachusetts motor vehicle accident in which his client sustained a serious back injury ultimately requiring surgery.   Prior to our firm being retained, the client was offered $250.00 by an insurance adjuster to settle her case.   After bringing suit in […]


When Is a Property Owner Liable for a “Slip and Fall” Injury?

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Bert Polito Has Been Named Best Lawyers© 2015 “Lawyer Of The Year” in New London, CT

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 […]


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