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The Law Office of Romania & Kenworthy in Hamden CT

The attorneys at The Law Office of Romania & Kenworthy in Hamden CT, have dedicated their careers to helping injury victims and their families recover full and fair compensation for medical bills and other losses. Our attorneys have more than 25 years of experience and has resolved thousands of cases.

Understanding Connecticut's Personal Injury Court Procedures

Many individuals have questions about the personal injury litigation process before calling our firm. There are several aspects of the legal process that we feel people should know about, including:
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Statute of Limitations

If your accident was caused by the negligence of another person or corporate entity, under Connecticut law, you generally have two years to file a personal injury lawsuit, beginning from the date of the injury. It is possible, however, that the time limit will include notice requirements based on the type of claim. It is crucial that you discuss your case with a New Haven attorney as soon as possible to get your questions answered.

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Contingency Fees

Connecticut is like many states — personal injury cases are handled on a contingency fee basis. This means that fees are paid based on the amount of the judgment or settlement. Attorney fees and additional costs (such as medical records, court filing fees, etc.) are deducted at the conclusion of the case.

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Litigation

If a case does not settle through negotiation, it will typically reach trial two years after it is filed. Most cases, however, settle through negotiation. This process can entail answering questions at a deposition and submitting to a medical evaluation.

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Settlement

It is not uncommon for an insurance carrier to attempt to settle your claim out of court. Often, traditional litigation can be costly and time-consuming. If a settlement can be reached through negotiation, then it is not necessary to have your case heard in a courtroom. We will fight to ensure that your settlement is fair and maximizes the monetary compensation you are owed following a serious accident.

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