Connecticut Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Accident Attorneys

Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP

Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP
440 Main Street
2nd Floor

Ridgefield, Connecticut 06877

Phone(203) 438-7450 or(877) 801-6202
Fax (203) 438-0263

Website www.hcwlaw.com
E-mail  Contact Richard Hastings

Free ConsultationFree ConsultationContingency Fee CasesContingency Fee

Law Firm Overview

Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP is a personal injury law firm in Ridgefield, Connecticut providing legal counsel and representation to victims of injury throughout the surrounding areas of Connecticut.
The firm’s attorneys have several decades of legal experience between them and have successfully resolved or overseen thousands of cases. Their unmatched work ethic has earned them several professional distinctions and recognitions, including membership into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum (an honor reserved for less than 1% of the top trial attorneys around the country).

The attorneys at Hastings, Cohan & Walsh have helped several thousand clients with injury claims get the justice they deserve, and are extremely knowledgeable in all types of matters relating to personal injury and negligence. The firm has handled accidents like slip-and-fall injuries and dog bites all the way to matters of catastrophic injuries, such as injuries to the brain or spine, or injuries causing permanent disfigurement/dismemberment. They are also adept at handling cases involving exposure to toxic substances such as asbestos or lead paint poisoning.

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury due to the negligence of others, a consultation with a knowledgeable and experienced injury attorney is strongly advised. In your compromised physical and emotional state, you may be liable to make a hasty decision and settle out of desperation to an amount that heavily favors the insurance company. The team at Hastings, Cohan & Walsh will examine your case and take full stock of the costs of your injury – not just the immediate medical costs, but also lost wages, loss of ability to earn, and pain and suffering to you and your loved ones, as well as diminished quality of life. They have helped countless clients receive millions in compensation and will fight to make sure you get what is rightfully yours.

Year this Office was Established: 1988

Languages: English, Spanish

Areas of Law


Additional Areas of Law: Drunk Driving Accidents; Hit and Run Injuries; Underinsured Motorist Claims; Uninsured Motorist Claims; Sports Injuries; Recreational Injuries; Lead Poisoning; Doctor Malpractice; Hospital Malpractice; Emergency Room Malpractice; Nursing Home Malpractice; Head Injuries; Traumatic Brain Injuries; Fractured or Broken Bones.


Areas of Law Description

Our practice areas include:

- Motor Vehicle Accidents

* Bicycle Accidents

Accidents happen. We are here to help. If you or someone you know has been involved in a bicycle accident, our bicycle accident attorneys can put our decades of bicycle accident case experience to work for you. We provide our services to you through a contingency fee basis.

* Bus Accidents

If you or someone you know has been involved in a bus accident in Connecticut, we can assist you with your claim. We have experienced attorneys ready to help you. Our firm does not ask for money up front for legal fees or expert witnesses for your bus accident case. We only collect money if you recover funds at the conclusion of your trial.

* Car Accidents

Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP is experienced with handling car accident cases. Our injury cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, which means you pay nothing unless we recover compensation for your car accident claim. If no compensation is obtained, we will absorb all expenses.

* Motorcycle Accidents

If you have been a victim of a motorcycle accident in Connecticut, our experienced attorneys are available to help. We have decades of legal experience and are committed to our clients. All of our cases operate on a contingency fee basis. You will pay nothing out of pocket or up front. We advance all costs, expert witness fees, and other expenses to build your case.

* Pedestrian Accidents

There is one pedestrian injured every fifty nine minutes of every day in the United States. Could the injured pedestrian be you or a loved one? Misfortunate accidents can greatly alter an individual’s lifestyle. If you or someone you know has been involved in a pedestrian accident in Connecticut, our pedestrian accident attorneys can put our decades of pedestrian accident case experience to work for you. Our services are provided through a contingency fee basis.

* Truck Accidents

If you or someone you know has been involved in a truck accident in Connecticut, we can assist you with your claim. Our firm will put decades of legal experiences to good use for you. Money is never asked for upfront. Fees and expenses are advanced for you as well as hiring experts to reinforce your truck accident case.

- Medical Malpractice

* Birth Injuries

If you or your newborn baby has suffered from a birth injury in Connecticut, our law offices can assist with your claim. Put our decades of legal experience to work for you. We will advance all fees and expenses including hiring experts to strengthen your case. Once the birth injury case is concluded, we will be reimbursed for the costs out of the recovery.

* Nursing Home Malpractice

Nursing home malpractice is the intentional or negligent act performed by a nursing home professional that can place the individual nursing home resident in harm’s way. Whether it is mental or physical, the ramifications can be both emotionally and financially costly. If you or a loved one has been the victim of nursing home malpractice in Connecticut, our nursing home malpractice attorneys can assist you with your claim.

- Personal Injury Claims

* Burn Injuries

If you or someone you know has suffered a burn injury in Connecticut, we can assist with your claim. Let us use our decades of experience to help your case. We do not ask for money up front. We advance all fees and also hire expert witnesses to strengthen your case. At the conclusion on the case, our firm will be reimbursed through the recovery.

* Head Injuries

If you or someone you know has suffered a head injury in Connecticut, we can assist with your claim. Our law firm has decades of experience ready to work for you. We do not ask for any money. We advance all fees and expense for your case plus hiring any expert witnesses. At the conclusion of the case, we will be compensated out of the settlement.

* Spinal Cord Injuries

If you or someone you know has suffered a spinal cord injury in Connecticut, we can assist you with your claim. We will advance all fees and expenses for your case including hiring experts to strengthen your spinal cord injury case. Once your spinal cord injury case has concluded, we will be reimbursed for our costs out of the recovery.

* Traumatic Brain Injuries

If you or someone you know has suffered a traumatic brain injury in Connecticut, we can assist with your claim. Our decades of legal experience are ready to work for you. All of our fees are advanced and we also hire expert witnesses. When the case is concluded, we will be reimbursed through the recovery which you are awarded.

* Wrongful Death

Life is precious. Here at Hastings, Cohen, and Walsh, that is something we understand all too well. If someone you know has been involved in a wrongful death case, it is imperative that you seek experienced, professional advice. Our firm has been practicing for over twenty years and we will put our decades of legal experience to work for you.

- Negligence Cases

* Defective Products

If you or someone you know has been injured by a defective product, we can assist you with your claim. We can help you with our decades of legal experience. All fees and expenses for your cases including hiring experts are advanced. At the end of the case, we will be compensated for our costs from your settlement.

* Dog Bites – Animal Attacks

If you or someone you know has been involved in a dog bites incident or animal attack in Connecticut, we can assist you with your claim. We can use our decades of experience to help your legal issues. We never ask for money up front. We advance all fess and hire expert witnesses to help strengthen your dog bite case.

* Slip & Fall Accidents

If you or someone you know has been involved in a slip and fall accident in Connecticut, we can assist with your claim. Put our decades of legal experience to work for you. Put our decades of legal slip and fall accident experience to work for you. We will advance all fees and expenses for your case including hiring experts to strengthen you slip and fall accident case.



Lawyers

Richard Hastings Mr. Richard P. Hastings
Attorney
Bad Faith Insurance, Boating Accident, Business and Industry, Business Law, Car Accident

  

Affiliations

  • New York Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Associations

More Information on Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP

Personal Injury Attorneys in Ridgefield, CT
Ridgefield, CT Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
Truck Accident Law Firm in Ridgefield, Connecticut
Ridgefield, Connecticut Wrongful Death Lawyers
Doctor Malpractice Attorneys in Ridgefield, CT
Ridgefield, CT Hospital Malpractice Law Firm
Birth Injury Attorneys in Ridgefield, Connecticut
Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP Blog
Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP News and Publications

Articles Published by Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP

 Connecticut Rules For The 'Spite Fence'

Neighborly interactions can be less than neighborly at times.

Read Article

 Before You Fight the State of City Hall – Give Them Notice

The time and requirements to take legal action against municipalities may vary considerably depending on the exact case.

Read Article

 Save Yourself the Hassle: Call BEFORE You Dig

Digging even a few inches in the wrong spot may impact your health and wallet.

Read Article

 Underinsured And Dangerous

How not complying with your policy's provision could result in the dismissal of your case...

Read Article

 How Using Social Media Can Harm Your Case

An innocent "tweet" could cost you big money.

Read Article

 Avoiding Motorcycle Accidents

Here are important facts about Motorcycle Accident Prevention. Remember to Share the Road with Cyclists and Motorcycles.

Read Article

 The Ins-and-Outs of the Connecticut's Motor-Vehicle Point System

Have you ever wondered how many points you receive on your driver's license for rolling through that stop sign?

Read Article

 Preventing Medical Errors Related to Prescription Medication

Take the proper steps to avoid becoming a victim of medication errors.

Read Article

 Strategies for Dealing with Insurance Company Claim's Adjusters

How insurance companies try to deny or not pay you full value for your claim and what you can do about it.

Read Article

 Sobriety Checkpoints in Connecticut - Rules and Obligations

What police must do to make DUI spot checks constitutionally permissible.

Read Article

 Issues in Connecticut Dog Bite Cases, Liability and What You May Do

A surprising liability twist in dog attack cases and who may be responsible for the damages.

Read Article

 Dram Shop Liability in Connecticut and Drunk Driving Accidents

Obtaining additional compensation in certain cases when hit by a drunken driver.

Read Article

 How to Protect Yourself from under Insured and Non Insured Drivers When You Are Injured in an Accident

How to get money when you are injured in a motor vehicle accident case when the at fault driver has little or no insurance.

Read Article

 Parental Liability In Alcohol Cases Involving Minors

What problems does a parent face in hosting a party for minors where alcohol is served?

Read Article

 Avoiding Hazardous Springtime Driving Conditions

April showers and melting snow bring hydroplaning situations and accident conditions.

Read Article

 Secrets Lawyers Want to Keep from You When Committing Legal Malpractice

Unfortunately a small percentage of any type of profession whether legal, medical or otherwise commit professional malpractice. So what secrets does your attorney want to conceal from you while committing professional negligence.

Read Article

 The Most Common Causes of Wrongful Death Cases

Wrongful death can occur in a number of circumstances, which include.

Read Article

 Preserving Your Evidence to Increase the Value of Your Personal Injury Case

Determining who was at fault in your personal injury, accident or injury case can sometimes be determined by physical evidence-something you can touch, see, or examine, as opposed to just describing or talking about it. There are a number of things that should be done to help improve the value of your case.

Read Article

 Preparing to Testify for Your Connecticut Personal Injury Case

No matter how well prepared you are, it is impossible to predict what will happen when you give sworn testimony under oath for your personal injury lawsuit. The best advice you can have is to relax, be yourself, take your time and give all answers truthfully and to the best of your knowledge.

Read Article

 Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in a Personal Injury Case

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an emotional illness that affects men, women and children of any age. PTSD originates when a person endures a horrific or life-threatening event in which they experience intense fear, horror and helplessness.

Read Article

 Spinal Cord Injuries in Connecticut

Usually injuries to the spinal cord, as opposed to a spinal fracture, do not result in a cut through the spinal cord but instead they crush the thin extension of nerve cells that are surrounded by the vertebrae.

Read Article

 How You Can Bolster Your Loss of Income Claim

One of the many elements of your personal injury case or accident claim is the amount of income that you lose as a result of the negligence of another. The calculation of your loss of income can be either very easy or extremely complicated, so it is a good idea to follow the following suggestions:

Read Article

 How to Properly Document Your Personal Injury Case to Maximize Your Financial Recovery

Document all evidence and matters related to your car accident, motor vehicle accident or personal injury case so that the information can be reviewed and used by your attorney in helping to properly develop your case to get you more money. Specifically, you should at least do the following:

Read Article

 How to Get Better Health Care Concerning Your Connecticut Personal Injury Case

When you are a patient with a serious injury, medical malpractice case, condition, or other health care challenge, there are many things you can do to get the best care from your medical providers. What you must remember is that you are the captain of your health care team, and, ultimately, it is you who makes the decisions that affect your care and treatment.

Read Article

 How Returning to the Site of Your Accident Can Get You More Money for Your Connecticut Personal Injury Case

If you have been involved in some kind of accident-whether it is a motor vehicle accident, a slip and fall accident, or an accident whereby you received some type of injury through someone else's fault-you should return as soon as possible to the site where you were injured (preferably by the next day).

Read Article

Videos Provided by Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP

Sh*t Motorcycle Injury Lawyers Say

Sh*t Injury Lawyers Say





Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP
Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP Office Location

Firm's Social Networks

Find a Local Lawyer