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Since 2006, Carter Mario Law Firm has hosted the CarterCares Scholarship. We have awarded over $160,000 in scholarship money.

For 2019, we are pleased to announce Anthony Kane as the recipient of our CarterCares Scholarship. Anthony was awarded a $2,000 check, a new laptop for school, and a summer internship at our firm.

We’re thrilled to be able to recognize a community leader and advocate such as Anthony and to support him as he pursues his Bachelor’s degree and JD in the future. Congratulations Anthony!

Group of People holding a large cheque

2018 Scholarship Banquet

People Holding a large cheque and awards

Carter Cares

We’re not just dedicated to getting our clients the money they deserve; we also strive to better the lives of our youth. These five high school seniors embody the honor, dedication, and integrity necessary to become exceptional young leaders.

Carter Mario Law Firm thanks our exceptional CarterCares Scholarship winners and their families for a wonderful banquet to end the school year. CarterCares awarded five high school seniors a total of $10,000 in scholarships.

Students were selected based on their academic merits, extra-curricular activities, and volunteer work for charities such as Guilford High School’s Unity Club, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Fishing with Vets, New Haven Reads, and Special Olympics.

2017 Winners’ Charities

New Haven Reads
Take a Vet Fishing

Our summer charity outing was off the hook! Experience the wonderful work that

Take a Vet Fishing does for our veterans in this video.

Special thanks to the Take a Vet Fishing crew for showing our firm how to fish, but more importantly, how to give back to veterans who nearly lost their lives for our freedom.

To find out more about Take a Vet Fishing, visit TAVF.org.

2018 Scholarship Winners

Lauren Newton
Lauren Newton
  • Cheshire High School – Cheshire, CT
  • Attending: American University in Washington, D.C.
  • Charity Involvement: Project Backpack
Sierra O’Keefe

Sierra O’Keefe

  • Notre Dame Catholic High School – Fairfield, CT
  • Attending: Assumption College in Worcester, MA
  • Charity Involvement: Closer to Free
Jeremy Perillo

Jeremy Perillo

  • New Fairfield High School – New Fairfield, CT
  • Attending: The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.
  • Charity Involvement: Crutches 4 Kids
Nicole Rizzo

Nicole Rizzo

  • Derby High School – Derby, CT
  • Attending: Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT
  • Charity Involvement: Mental Health America

Krystal Staton

  • Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School – New Haven, CT
  • Attending: Central Connecticut State University
  • Charity Involvement: Life Haven


We’ve Recovered Over $1 Billion for Clients Throughout Connecticut
  • Rear-End Collision $17,000,000

    Our client sustained a significant injury to his cervical spine after a rear-end crash. After receiving a low initial offer from the insurance company, we fought hard for our client to get him the settlement he deserved.

  • Medical Misdiagnosis $4,000,000

    Our client’s doctor misread an x-ray causing a delayed diagnosis of sarcoma, which resulted in our client’s death.

  • Failure to Treat $3,900,000

    Gastroenterologist and primary care doctor failed to treat or transfer our client who was hospitalized for GI bleeding, which resulted in our client’s death.

  • Failure to Diagnose $3,400,000

    Our client’s doctors failed to diagnose him with abdominal cancer, resulting in his death.

  • Medical Malpractice $3,400,000

    Our client suffered brain damage, paralysis, and speech deficits after undergoing a bedside procedure.

  • Brain Damage $3,300,000

    Our client suffered brain damage after their breathing tube was misplaced.

  • Failure to Diagnose $3,000,000

    Our client’s doctor failed to diagnose Fournier’s Gangrene, resulting in necrotizing fasciitis, sterility, abnormal gait, and muscle loss.

  • Personal Injury Resulting in Death $2,616,800

    Our client, an innocent bystander to a bar room brawl, required surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon. After the surgery, our client developed a pulmonary embolism, resulting in his death.

  • Gas Poisoning $2,500,000

    Our client suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning with cognitive loss after an on-site contractor ran gas engines during business hours.

  • Head-On Collision $2,500,000

    The defendant crossed the center median between the northbound and southbound sides of the interstate and struck our client’s vehicle head-on.


Client testimonials

Real Stories From Real People
  • “I had such a great experience with Carter Mario Law Firm. Everyone was amazing, helpful and comforting during this stressful time.”

    - Michelle P.
  • “My son suffered an injury after being hurt in a car accident, and it felt really good to have someone fighting for the person you love.”

    - Alex M.
  • “When I had my work-related injury, Carter Mario took on the workers’ comp insurance company that tried to belittle me and dealt with them, which took so much stress off of me. Thank you so much.”

    - Ruth H.
  • “Excellent client services and professional. The team has helped me incredibly throughout the aftermath of an accident from day one.”

    - Jeremy G.
  • “Look no further, you have found the best personal injury law firm in Connecticut. Tough and fearless, and I cannot think of anyone better to represent me.”

    - Phillip Y.


  • A Team That Puts You First

    At Carter Mario Law Firm, our clients are our number one priority. This is why we provide every client with 24/7 access to the legal team working on their case.

  • Over $1 Billion Recovered

    We have secured countless victories on behalf of injured clients throughout the state of Connecticut since 1989.

  • Experience on Your Side

    We have been fighting for personal injury victims throughout Connecticut for more than three decades, and we're just getting started. 

  • Committed to Our Community

    We are dedicated to serving our community inside and outside of the courtroom, and even run a statewide outreach initiative to give back.


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