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Connecticut Personal Injury Attorney

Regardless Of Your Injury, So Long As It Was Caused By Someone Acting In A Careless Or Negligent Manner, You Have The Right To Take Action For Compensation. Call A Connecticut Personal Injury Lawyer To Help You Obtain Compensation For Your Damages That Include Medical Bills, Lost Wages, Pain And Suffering, And Other Issues That You May Face Because Of Your Injury

Injuries caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongful conduct can be life-altering. You were healthy and vibrant one minute, and the next, you were dealing with painful injuries, doctors’ appointments, and lost wages. Then, there is the emotional toll caused by your personal injury. You might feel angry at the person that caused the injury and depressed and anxious about your physical and financial issues.

Time Limit For Claims Against A Government Entity

You must notify a city or county of your intent to sue within six months. The State Claims Commissioner must be notified of a claim against the state within one year.

Statute Of Limitations For Personal Injury In Connecticut

Connecticut law allows for only Two Years to file a personal injury claim. This deadline is critical to your rights because if you don't get your lawsuit started in court before Connecticut's two-year filing window closes, you'll lose your right to have your case heard. Call our offices today to avoid missing your window of opportunity.

Why Choose The Doctor Lawyer Team For Your Personal Injury Case?

  • Combined Medical and Legal Expertise – Dr. Giordano is a board certified neurosurgeon with over a decade of personal injury legal experience. Our in-house medical expertise helps maximize recoveries and saves clients time. It can also help clients get on a path to full recovery when possible.
  • Highly Reviewed & Rated – Superb 10.0 rating on respected legal site AVVO. 10.0 Justia Lawyer rating. AV Preeminent Martindale Hubbell High Ethical Rating 2019,2020 & 2022, and Top 100 Trial Lawyers by National Trial Lawyers Association.
  • Highly Responsive – We pride ourselves on fast response times when communicating with our clients. We will never let your questions or concerns go unaddressed.
  • Efficient – Our approach focuses on efficiency and speed to resolve cases as quickly as we can to get you your money faster.
  • No Case Is Too Difficult or Complex – This is where tenacity and knowledge of the law matter. We do what is necessary, even in difficult cases.
  • Straight Shooters – You’ve made an important decision in your life. We respect you for that. Our approach focuses on efficiency and speed to resolve cases as quickly as possible to get your life back to normal sooner.
  • Caring & Compassionate (truly) – We’re sorry for what happened to you or your loved one. Our team is incredibly experienced, and they truly understand the complications that Personal Injury can bring upon a family.
  • Personalized Attention – We understand and respect that every client’s needs are unique. We treat all of our clients with the attention they deserve.
  • We Keep You Updated – Transparency is critical. We want you to know what’s happening with your case at all stages.
    Flexible Meeting Times – We accommodate your busy schedule.
  • 2nd Opinions Available – Already have a lawyer? Let us provide you with a second opinion on your case.
  • Experienced – Our firm has over 40 years of trial experience. We have a proven track record of success. Attorney Paul McConnell is a former Marine Corps infantry officer, federal prosecutor, trial judge, and federal tort claims attorney. Dr. Giordano has an active background in reviewing personal injury and medical malpractice cases for over 18 years, including several years at one of Connecticut’s most respected personal injury and medical malpractice firms.

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Aspects Of Personal Injury We Assist You With

Regardless of your injury, so long as it was caused by someone acting carelessly or negligently, you have the right to take action for compensation. We can help you obtain compensation for your damages, including medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other issues that you may face due to your injury.
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Truck & Semi Accidents
  • Drunk Driver
  • Hit and Run
  • Scooter Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Slip And Fall
  • Wrongful Death
  • And Other Personal Injury Matters

Components Of A Personal Injury Case

You must prove that the other party caused your injury to have a successful personal injury claim. First, you have to show that the other party owed you a duty of care and breached it. Connecticut defines duty of care as a statewide, legal obligation that requires individuals to take responsibility for any injury resulting from their negligent action. For example, Connecticut motorists have a duty of care to follow the rules of the road. That includes stopping at red lights. If a driver runs a red light, he or she has breached the duty of care. That breach put you and other motorists at risk.

Finally, you must prove that by breaching the duty of care, the other party caused your injuries. Using the previous example, if a driver runs a red light, hits your car, and breaks your leg, you can prove causation. By running the red light, the driver caused an accident. The accident resulted in a broken leg. This is a straightforward example, but personal injury cases are generally much more complicated. That’s why it’s vital to hire a Connecticut personal injury attorney.

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What To Do If You’ve Been Injured In An Accident:

  1. Report your accident to the appropriate authorities ASAP. Whether it is the police, an employer, a store employee, or a supervisor. Get medical treatment for any injuries you have sustained, don’t “shake it off.” Some injuries, like traumatic brain injuries or internal injuries, can have delayed symptoms. The sooner you receive medical attention, the better for your health and your case.
  2. Collect as much information as possible. You or someone you trust should attempt to get information from any involved parties. Important information can be the names of all parties involved and any eyewitnesses. If you were in a car crash, get the other driver’s insurance information.
  3. Take photographs. Photograph the scene, your injuries, the causing factors of the accident, and anything you think may be relevant. If you were injured on someone’s property due to a dangerous condition, take photos of the dangerous condition.
  4. Get copies of all relevant documents. Relevant documents can include police reports, incident reports, medical records, and communications with insurance companies.

The more information about your case, the stronger your claim will be. If you were injured due to another’s carelessness, contact one of our experienced Connecticut Personal Injury lawyers to learn more about filing a claim.

Should I Get A Personal Injury Lawyer?

Maybe you are the type of person who is hesitant to sue anyone. Still, you could be experiencing pain, suffering, and discomfort, dealing with piles of unexpected medical bills, time off work, and confusion about moving forward.

Shouldn’t someone really pay for what happened? If so, hiring a personal injury attorney is, unfortunately, a reality for ensuring you get what you deserve and what is right.

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“Attorney Paul McConnell and his team are the best of the best,” “worked on my case with respect and professionalism,” “one of the most professional and respected law firms in Connecticut,” “If you are looking for the real-deal, you've come to the right place,” “these are the people you want in your corner,” “Attorney Paul McConnell and his team are down to earth and very patient,” “They listened to my legal concerns and issues and worked on my case with integrity,” “really listened to me and understood the challenges I face on a daily basis,” “I appreciated Paul's direct and honest approach and have no hesitation recommending him to others facing similar circumstances,” “I recommend Attorney McConnell for his competence in law and professionalism,” “you will receive a person with professional knowledge and experience, a person with high integrity, a person who will work for you and with you to attain an outcome that you will be satisfied with,” “The Doctor Lawyer Team was indeed a "team.",” “Dr. Giordano was super helpful in guiding me for treatment,” “I highly recommend the Doctor Lawyer Team if you are in an accident or have a potential medical malpractice lawsuit,”

If these things are what you are looking for in a law firm, then contact us to see how we can help you and your family.

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Our Location

We are a Connecticut wide firm with offices in Hartford, New Haven, Greenwich, New Canaan, and Niantic. From those offices we serve all surrounding towns and counties.

What To Do Now

We welcome your questions and want to understand your situation to help you move forward and get the compensation you or your loved one deserves. Call our office at (860) 829-9467 with questions and a description of your situation to see if we can assist or schedule a consultation. Or you may simply fill out the form above on this page. Your form will be directly emailed to our office, and you can expect a reply within one business day and often within hours of the same day. All information you share is confidential.

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Paul McConnell and Dr. Michael Giordano are trial lawyers that have the experience and success in medical malpractice claims and Personal Injury to ensure that you enjoy your legal rights. We have unparalleled and uncompromising professional standards.

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