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West Haven Personal Injury Lawyers

Are you seeking legal representation for a personal injury case in West Haven, CT? You need an experienced personal injury attorney who is not afraid to battle powerful insurance companies to protect the rights of injured victims. The personal injury lawyers at the Carter Mario Law Firm are true advocates who routinely obtain favorable results in court. 

Carter Mario Law Firm Has 30+ Years of Experience

The personal injury attorneys at the Carter Mario Law Firm have been fighting powerful insurance companies in courts throughout Connecticut for over three decades. Our extensive experience in Connecticut personal injury law allows us to provide you with the highest level of legal representation. Our personal injury lawyers have a proven track record of success as seen by our achievement of obtaining over one billion dollars in financial compensation for our clients. Get in touch with us today to schedule a free initial consultation.

Personal Injury Cases We Can Handle in West Haven, CT

Many personal injury law firms are unwilling to take tough cases because they do not want to invest the time or money necessary to win. The accident lawyers at the Carter Mario Law Firm are not afraid to litigate complex personal injury cases. Our skilled West Haven personal injury lawyers handle a wide range of complex cases, including but not limited to

  • Motor vehicle collisions
  • Medical malpractice
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Truck collisions
  • Premises liability
  • Product liability
  • Dog bites
  • Wrongful death

What You Can Expect from a Personal Injury Attorney in West Haven

When you retain a Connecticut personal injury attorney from the Carter Mario Law Firm, you have hired not only a litigator but a true advocate. Our legal team provides multiple services including

  • Investigating the facts of an accident.
  • Identifying and gathering crucial evidence.
  • Case strategy development and preparation.
  • Settlement demand preparation.
  • Strategic negotiation with your insurance company.
  • Aggressive representation at trial.
  • Clear and timely communication throughout the process

We are dedicated to providing you with the highest level of legal service and guiding you through every step of the personal injury claims process.

How to File a West Haven Personal Injury Claim

Filing a personal injury lawsuit in West Haven is a relatively simple process. However, proving a civil defendant committed an act of negligence by a preponderance of the evidence — that is, 51% — can quickly become a difficult task due to the fierce defenses raised by insurance companies. A skilled West Haven personal injury lawyer can build a strong case on your behalf by:

  • Identifying the correct defendant
  • Gathering relevant evidence such as witnesses, photographs, and medical bills and records
  • Developing an aggressive case strategy
  • Retaining expert witnesses well in advance of trial
  • Anticipating and preparing for possible legal defense

Who Can File a Personal Injury Claim?

Normally, only an injured victim can file a personal injury claim in Connecticut. However, if the victim suffers a serious injury that prevents them from contributing emotional and financial support to their marriage, Connecticut law (Sec. 52-555b) then allows their spouse to pursue a loss of consortium claim. If a victim’s injuries were fatal, Connecticut law (Sec. 52.555) allows the victim’s estate to pursue a wrongful death case. 

Types Of Damages You May Recover From A Personal Injury Case

The financial compensation an injured victim can obtain is not random or arbitrary. Instead, the financial compensation is based on the injured victim’s damages — that is, losses. Pursuant to Connecticut law (Sec. 52-572h), a victim can seek two types of damages.

Economic Damages

Economic damages are the financial losses you have incurred as a result of your injury. Specifically, you can seek compensation for your past and future medical expenses. If your injuries prevented you from working, you can also claim for your past and future lost wages.

Non-Economic Damages

Unlike economic damages, a non-economic damages claim is not based on a specific financial loss. Instead, it is based on a victim’s intangible losses. Specifically, you can seek compensation for the physical pain and suffering you endured as a result of your accident and injuries.

Frequently Asked Questions in West Haven Personal Injury Cases

The time following an accident is often life-altering. Many personal injury victims have no idea how to navigate the complexities of the personal injury claims process while also dealing with their medical treatment. The attorneys and staff at the Carter Mario Law Firm always make themselves available to speak with their clients.

Is There a Time Limit to Filing a Personal Injury Case in West Haven?

Yes. Under Connecticut law (Sec. 52-584), a victim has two years to file a personal injury claim. As this two-year statute of limitations is strictly enforced, it is crucial for you to pursue your claim in a timely manner.                                        

How Much Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Cost in West Haven?

At the Carter Mario Law Firm, our lawyers understand the financial burdens you may be facing after an accident. Our attorneys work on a contingency fee basis which means you pay no upfront fees. With our Zero Fee Warranty, we only collect a legal fee if we negotiate a favorable settlement or win your case in court.

Talk with a West Haven Personal Injury Attorney at Carter Mario

If you or a loved one was injured in an accident in West Haven,CT, you need the services of a dedicated personal injury attorney. The Carter Mario Law Firm has built a powerful reputation in the West Haven, CT, legal community. Contact us today for a free consultation and to learn how you can use our reputation to get the compensation you deserve.

Areas Our Personal Injury Lawyers Serve

Our personal injury lawyers proudly serve clients throughout Connecticut. In addition to West Haven, CT, we represent clients from:

We are committed to helping accident victims throughout Connecticut, providing them with the personalized attention and legal expertise they deserve.

If you have questions regarding your case. 
Contact us today!

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Why choose Carter Mario?

We want justice and what’s best for you and your case. Here’s our promise:

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    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!

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    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.

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    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.

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    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!

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    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!

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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!

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    Client Victories

    We’ve Recovered Over $1 Billion for Clients
    Just Like You

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    Rear-End Collision

    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

    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.


    Medical Malpractice

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


    Brain Damage

    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.


    Gas Poisoning

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

    Client Testimonials

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    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.