First settled in about 1697, Shelton, CT is a city with a population of more than 41,000 people. Originally a logging town, it got its name from Edward N. Shelton, the founder of the Outsatonic Water Power and Shelton Companies.
There were many factories in the city until a rubber production plant was burnt down by arsonists 1975. After that, industrial activity declined as factories relocated or closed down. Now there are a very few factories in Shelton, CT.
Just 61 miles northeast of New York, it’s a great place for people who love the outdoors. The city boasts beautiful scenery and is close to several parks, including the popular Webb Mountain Park and Indian Well State Park.
Like every other city in the world, Shelton has its share of accidents. No matter how careful you are, there is always a chance that you could become a victim. If you are a personal injury victim, and you want to claim compensation, the attorneys at Lemberg Law can help you.
How a Shelton, CT Lawyer Can Help With Your Claim
Personal injuries can happen anywhere and at any time. You have insurance coverage, so you might be wondering why you need a lawyer for a personal injury claim.
As seasoned personal injury lawyers, we have wide experience of the many complexities that result from claims. We commonly see those who are to blame for accidents denying responsibility. We also see insurers refusing to pay. More often, we find insurance companies offering settlements that are much less than our clients deserve.
A good personal injury lawyer will give you the support and advice you need. There is always a large amount of paperwork to gather and analyze. This includes medical records and invoices, police reports, and statements made by witnesses. You also need proof of any other costs or injury, whether physical or emotional.
A lawyer will build a strong, persuasive claim and negotiate with guilty persons and insurers to get the compensation you deserve. This usually results in a settlement that avoids a court case. But if you need to go to trial, your personal injury attorney will handle everything. A trial attorney has the knowledge and experience to develop your case and represent you.
Tell us what happened. We’ll tell you what you can expect to recover for your injuries.
We fight to win.
The Most Common Causes of Claims in Shelton, CT
Common types of personal injury claims in Shelton, CT including auto accidents. These invariably involve insurance claims. Motorcycle and bicycle accidents are also common, many of which involve cars. Pedestrians also often end up with personal injuries, many of which are serious.
Dog bites are fairly common as well, particularly amongst children. We also handle claims for injury caused by defective products.
FAQs From Our Shelton, CT Clients
Our clients ask our team of attorneys many questions about personal injury claims. These are just a few common ones that relate to auto accidents:
If I have an auto accident, what compensation can I claim?
Depending on the circumstances of your accident, you can claim:
Medical expenses and future medical costs
Lost wages and compensation for future earnings you will lose
Damages for pain and suffering
What are common causes of auto accidents in Shelton, CT?
General negligence like ignoring traffic signals is a common one. Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs is also very common. Distracted driving is another common cause, especially when drivers text or talk on their cell phones while driving.
Should I visit a doctor even if I am not badly injured?
It is always wise to see a doctor after an accident. You might underestimate your injuries, so it’s best for a professional medical person to check you out. Also, you won’t be able to claim medical costs unless you have seen a doctor or checked into a hospital.
Why Choose Lemberg Law?
The highly qualified team of attorneys at Lemberg Law has handled numerous personal injury cases. We take every case personally, providing our clients with constant feedback on developments. Our track record is excellent, and if for some reason we don’t win, you don’t pay.
So, if you’ve suffered a personal injury and the accident wasn’t your fault, call us now for a free consultation.
Who are we? We are Lemberg Law, a Consumer Law Firm with an excellent reputation for compassionate and aggressive lawyering
Lemberg Law has a reputation backed by 13 years of service and $50 million in recovery for 25,000 clients nationwide. We know personal injury law. You have rights, and you deserve the best representation available. All you need to do is send us your information for a free case evaluation, or call our Helpline today. We’re knowledgeable; we’re friendly; and we’re here to help. There is no charge unless we win.