About Melissa Brescia
At Carter Mario Law Firm, Attorney Melissa Brescia is able to exercise her greatest passion: advocating for injured individuals. She has built her reputation of helping people who could not advocate for themselves in the areas of Family Law and Personal Injury. Throughout her career, she’s worked with organizations such as Brighter Tomorrows, which provides legal services and shelter for domestic violence victims, and the New York Department of Human Rights, where she investigated workplace discrimination claims.
Attorney Brescia’s study of Human Rights Law and Mediation in Berlin, Germany led her to work with the Veterans and Servicemembers Rights Clinic to advocate for veterans. She worked with the United States Senate, where she assisted constituents faced with foreclosure in applying for Federal services that would allow them to retain their homes. She was selected as a 2019 Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine. Attorney Brescia has extensive experience in pro bono work, litigation, education law, and employment law.
Attorney Brescia’s zealous desire to help those in need drove her to obtain her law degree from Touro College after earning her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Connecticut. She is a proud member of the Fairfield County Bar Association and the CT Trial Lawyer’s Association. When she’s not advocating for her clients, Attorney Brescia enjoys hiking with her rescue dogs.
Attorney Brescia’s approach is tailored for each individual case in order to provide her clients with personalized representation. She strives to negotiate and mediate issues outside of court in order to reduce the emotional and financial burden on her clients; however, her extensive courtroom experience allows her to passionately litigate cases when negotiations fail. If you have a personal injury case on your hands, Attorney Brescia can help you take legal action by filing an injury claim. During a free initial consultation, she can help you understand the claims-filing process and inform you on what you can expect. Let Attorney Brescia aggressively advocate on your behalf!
Awards, Associations, & Memberships
We’ve Recovered Over $1 Billion for Clients
Just Like You
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.
Our client’s doctor misread an x-ray causing a delayed diagnosis of sarcoma, which resulted in our client’s death.
Failure to Treat
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
Our client’s doctors failed to diagnose him with abdominal cancer, resulting in his death.
Our client suffered brain damage, paralysis, and speech deficits after undergoing a bedside procedure.
Our client suffered brain damage after their breathing tube was misplaced.
Failure to Diagnose
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
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.
Our client suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning with cognitive loss after an on-site contractor ran gas engines during business hours.
Why choose Carter Mario?
We want justice and what’s best for you and your case. Here’s our promise:
A Team That Puts You First!
Our clients are our #1 priority and everything we do is focused on getting you the best result! You are the reason we became lawyers. To the insurance company, you are no more than a claim number but to us, it’s personal. We’re here for you 24/7, 365 days a year. We communicate often and call you back the same day or lunch is on us. We believe an informed client is a happy client. You are the reason we fight!
Over $1 Billion Recovered!
For over 30 years, we’ve fought fiercely and tirelessly against Big Insurance and won countless victories for our clients. You were already hurt physically when you came to us, but we make sure you aren’t hurt financially when you leave. Our goal is to give you a better tomorrow.
Experience On Your Side!
No obstacle is too big. Our seasoned attorneys were handpicked and know how to hold the insurance companies accountable. We have experience in and out of the courtroom. Our attention to detail and in-depth investigation helps identify key evidence we use to prepare your case. Our attorneys have the knowledge, the dedication, and the passion it takes to win. They love what they do.
We Have a Large War Chest!
When we go to trial, we are battle ready, but taking a case to trial takes more than confidence, experience, and commitment. It takes cutting edge technology and a War Chest to support the costs of zealous representation. Many firms aren’t willing or don’t have the resources and financial stability to front your costs and maximize your case. We’ll spend whatever it takes to get you every penny you deserve!
Making the Law Make Sense!
At Carter Mario Law Firm, our mission is to make the law make sense. You’ve been injured and it wasn’t your fault. Life is suddenly overwhelming and confusing, and you don’t know where to turn. You need help, but it matters who you get. Let us come to your rescue. We’ll do the work, so you don’t have to. You can focus on you!
You Pay Us Nothing Unless
We Win Your Case
Call (203) 876-2711 or Contact Us For a No-Obligation Case Evaluation. Our attorneys are standing by to evaluate your case, answer any questions, or discuss your next steps. Getting the compensation you deserve starts here!
Such a great experience
"I had such a great experience with Carter Mario Law Firm. Everyone was amazing, helpful and comforting during this stressful time."- Michelle P.
It felt really good to have someone
"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.
Tough and fearless
"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.
Attention to detail
"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."- John L.
Took so much stress off of me
"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.