Injury Attorneys Serving Connecticut
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RisCassi & Davis has represented Connecticut’s injured for over 65 years. Our nationally recognized trial lawyers have won some of the largest personal injury verdicts and settlements in Connecticut history.

Connecticut Personal Injury Attorneys

For more than 65 years, the attorneys at RisCassi & Davis, P.C. have fought for justice for our clients, winning some of the largest personal injury verdicts and settlements in Connecticut history. We are an experienced and dedicated injury law firm ready to protect your rights and fight for rightful compensation for your injuries. Whether you were injured in a car accident, suffered harm as a result of medical malpractice or a defective product, or need someone to guide you in any other type of personal injury case, our firm will always do what is necessary to protect your rights.

Fighting for Injury Victims Since 1955

We were one of the first law firms in the country to fight effectively for consumer rights, and very few law firms in this region have received the honors and recognition we have. We are proud of our many successes in the area of personal injury law, as they demonstrate the tangible ways in which we have helped ordinary individuals and families obtain justice.

If you or someone you love was harmed by another person or party’s negligence, turn to our Connecticut personal injury lawyers for the personalized representation you need. We can travel anywhere in the state to meet with you.

Call (860) 245-2412 or contact us online for a free, no-obligation consultation with our personal injury attorneys in Connecticut.

Why Choose Us?

  • Significant Honors & Recognition

    In our 65+ years of experience, we have received both national & regional recognition for our handling of injury cases, and many honors from our legal colleagues.

  • An Expert Team Approach

    We have an extensive national network of experts available to us in the fields of medicine, engineering, traffic safety, accident reconstruction, and more – each available to work on your case should it require their expertise.

  • Over Half a Billion Dollars Recovered

    We've taken hundreds of cases to trial and we've won some of the largest personal injury verdicts and settlements in Connecticut history.

  • Board-Certified Trial Lawyers

    Our seven attorneys who have achieved this honor demonstrated they have the training & depth of experience to help you get the best possible outcome for your case.

A Proven Record of Success

  • Wrongful Death $12.6 Million

    Injury and death damages as a result of an explosion at the Kleen Energy plant.

  • Truck Accident $11 Million

    Collision with commercial delivery truck results in brain injury.

  • Paralyzed Worker $9 Million
  • Medical Malpractice $8.1 Million

    Improperly performed biopsy lead to wrongful death.

  • Automobile Accident $7.5 Million

    Nursing student who was rendered a paraplegic as the result of a motor vehicle accident.

  • Wrongful Death $7.5 million

    Attorney John Houlihan, a partner at RisCassi & Davis, has settled a case for $7.5 million involving a remarkable 22-year-old woman who was tragically struck and killed in a crossover collision.

  • Truck Accident $7.35 Million

    Severe injuries as SUV was struck in the rear by a tractor-trailer whose driver fell asleep while driving.

  • Wrongful Death $7.29 Million

    A jury in Hartford Superior Court today found the Wisconsin trucking company PTX Services negligent in an accident that took the life of our client.

  • Personal Injury $7.2 Million

    Young child suffered brain damage after undergoing surgery.

  • Personal Injury $6.5 Million

    Brain injured 5-year old following cardiac surgery.


Making a Difference in the Lives of Our Clients

We know that many personal injury cases are won in the courtroom, which is why we prepare every single claim as if it will be taken to trial. This approach, along with daily collaboration between our attorneys and our attention to detail, gives you a decided advantage at the negotiating table, significantly improving your chances of receiving fair compensation for your injuries.

We are proud to have earned the respect of our clients and our peers alike. We believe that client testimonials and reviews are a critical component of finding the right legal team for you and your case. We invite you to browse our reviews from past and current clients to learn more about the ways in which we have helped people like yourself recover from devastating accidents and move forward with their lives.

Our firm is committed to the highest standards of ethics, client advocacy, and legal expertise. RisCassi & Davis, P.C. is recognized as a “Top 50 Law Firm” by the National Law Journal—the only personal injury law firm in Connecticut to be so honored. Additionally, our attorneys have received numerous distinctive awards and accolades from their peers and prestigious legal organizations, including Martindale-Hubbell®, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Super Lawyers®, and many others. Seven of our attorneys are Board Certified as Civil Trial Law Advocates by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, an exceptional honor limited only to those attorneys who have extensive trial experience, pass a written examination, and meet all other certification requirements.

    We are very pleased with the settlement, but will always be grateful for the honest professional service you shared with us.

    We are very pleased with the settlement, but will always be grateful for the honest professional service you shared with us.

    - Michael and Linda
    My case was handled by an extraordinary group of dedicated, experienced and caring professionals.

    My case was handled by an extraordinary group of dedicated, experienced and caring professionals.

    - Ann S.
    I Came to the Right Firm to Handle My Matter

    “I want to thank you for how you handled my case and for your generosity in bringing it to conclusion; particularly your patience and calm.”

    - Ilona
    Thank You and Your Exemplary Staff

    “Thank you and your exemplary staff for all of the good work you did on my behalf to achieve a settlement of my case.”

    - Susan
    Diligence, Experience & Reputation

    “I'm able to overcome minor permanent damage to my body. I have been able to use the settlement money to help me transition into a physically lighter work.”

    - Joe

How Our Firm Can Help You

At RisCassi & Davis, P.C., we focus our practice entirely on plaintiffs’ personal injury representation. This means that we only represent injured individuals and others who have suffered as a result of another person, company, or entity’s negligence. Our Connecticut personal injury attorneys have a proven record of success in handling complex motor vehicle accident claims, medical malpractice lawsuits, product liability cases, workplace accident claims, and all other types of personal injury and wrongful death matters. Because every case is different, we tailor our legal services to the unique needs of each individual client and, in every instance, we seek to maximize their recoveries, whether through aggressive settlement negotiations or at trial.

Our goal is to ease the stress you are under by handling all of the various legal aspects of your claim, allowing you to focus on healing. We offer same-day appointments, including in the evening and on weekends upon request. Additionally, because we provide our legal services on a contingency fee basis, you do not owe any out-of-pocket expenses; we only collect attorneys’ fees if and when we win your case.

If you've been injured in an accident of any kind, our personal injury lawyers in Connecticut can help you. Call (860) 245-2412 today for a free consultation.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is My Case Worth?

    Many clients wonder about the value of their cases. It is a natural curiosity. However, in the early stages of your case, it is usually impossible to know what a reasonable recovery would be. Early guesses as to the possible value of a case are not helpful nor likely to be correct. It is not possible to evaluate a claim until all of the information has been developed, and the various factors have been assessed. Each case is unique. We need all of your medical bills, records and reports, documentation of lost wages, and other damages to evaluate your claim. Small factual differences between cases may make very large differences between verdicts or settlements. Furthermore, even if the identical case, with the identical parties, were presented 10 times to 10 different juries, there would likely be 10 different verdicts. In some cases, the plaintiff may win; and in others, the plaintiff may lose. In those cases in which the plaintiff wins, there would likely be a wide range of monetary awards. Ultimately, we try to assess the chance that you will win your case and the likely range of jury verdicts, if you do win. We are then guided by that in our evaluation of any settlement offers, taking into account any benefit which you might realize from obtaining the money sooner, with less costs of litigation. Whether to accept or reject any settlement offer is ultimately your decision. We will try to give you our advice on the adequacy of any offer, based upon what we think would likely happen at trial, and the amount of time and money that would be spent to prosecute the case through verdict. Our advice to you is based upon our experience in handling these matters. We always try to get you the best offer possible. However, we cannot force a defendant to increase a settlement offer, or to make any offer at all. Ultimately, you may have a choice between accepting the best offer available from the defendant, or having us try your case to a conclusion. Thus, whether your claim ultimately goes to trial, or is settled, may be in your control.

  • How Long Will My Case Take?

    There are substantial delays built into the procedures for bringing claims for damages. Some of this delay may actually be beneficial to claimants. Many claims that might have been resolved for less immediately after the incident become more valuable later after some permanent effect of the injury is noted. The time may allow us to fully appreciate the permanent effects of your injuries and their impact upon your activities. However, many clients understandably feel that the wait for trial in Connecticut is too long. This feeling is not necessarily limited to clients who want a trial. Some clients who would rather settle than try their claims may find that they cannot obtain a suitable settlement offer until the case is near trial. Sometimes, insurers will not offer a realistic settlement until the case is near trial. Most Connecticut judicial districts have delays of several years in bringing claims to trial, after they are filed in Court. We cannot always predict which judicial districts will be the most efficient because that may vary with the presiding judge, the nature of the case, and the amount of court business in the district. In addition to court delays, it is not uncommon for there to be rescheduling of depositions or other preliminary matters associated with your case. These occur for a variety of reasons, such as a lawyer being on trial with another case in another location, a witness or expert being unavailable, etc. It will require a degree of patience on your part to see your case through to a successful conclusion. In many cases, we will make an effort to resolve a claim first, by settlement, without filing suit. Sometimes this works and saves our client considerable expense. Sometimes, it doesn't work; and the case needs to go into suit. Whether we make an initial effort to settle your case before suit will depend on a number of factors, including the time remaining on the limitations period, the nature of your injuries, and the attitude of the defendant's insurance company.

  • How Much Time Do I Have to Make a Claim or File a Lawsuit?

    Time limitations apply to most claims, especially those alleging personal injury. For example, in claims against the State of Connecticut or in claims involving municipalities, there are statutes which require very specific and written notice to be provided within a relatively short period of time from the date of the injury or harm. The same is true when making a "Dram Shop" claim against the seller or purveyor of alcoholic beverages. There are statutes of limitations which limit the time when a lawsuit may be brought. If a case is filed beyond the statute of limitations time period, the claim will be considered to be barred. The timeliness of an investigation can also be very important to the ultimate resolution or disposition of a case. For these reasons, among others, we encourage people with potential claims to contact us as soon as possible after an injury or an event in order to discuss your rights.

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