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Connecticut Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Accident Attorneys

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

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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. We will advance all the fees and expenses from hiring case workers and experts to strengthen your bicycle accident case. However, if we do not recover money for you, we will absorb all the costs. Here at Hastings, Cohan, and Walsh LLP, we are confident in what we do. We do not get paid until you get paid. Our bicycle accident attorneys make it as simple as that.

*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. Our cases are handled on a contingency fee basis. If no funds are recovered, you do not owe us anything and we will cover these costs.

*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.

*Drunk Driving Accidents
If you or someone you know has been involved in a drunk driving accident in Connecticut in which a person was charged with driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI), we can assist with your claim. We are here to help you effectively manage your case. All of our cases are managed on a contingency fee basis. We do not ask for any money or fees for your case up front. We will only collect fees and expenses if money is recovered from your drunk driving accident case.

*Hit and Run Accidents
If you or someone you know has been involved in a Connecticut hit and run accident, we can assist you with your claim. Put our decades of legal experience to work for you. We will advance all fees and expenses for your case including hiring experts to strengthen your case. Once the case is concluded, we will be reimbursed for costs out of the recovery. If no recovery is reached, you do not owe anything for the costs and expenses, which will be absorbed by us. All cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, which means you do not pay us until we recover money for you.

*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. We will only be reimbursed if we recover money for you. Otherwise, we will absorb all loses associated with building your motorcycle accident 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. This means, we do not get paid unless you get paid. Our pedestrian accident attorneys make it as simple as that.

*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. At the end of the case, we will only be reimbursed if you collect a settlement. If no settlement is collected, all fees are covered by us. You do not pay anything. Every case is handled on this contingency fee basis.

*Underinsured Accidents
If you or someone you know has an underinsured motorist claim in Connecticut, we can assist with your claim. Use our experienced attorneys to represent your underinsured motorist claim. There are no fees asked up front and hire expert witness to help strengthen your case. At the conclusion of the case, we will be compensated for our costs from the settlement. If not settlement is awarded, you do not owe us anything and we pay for all fees. All cases that we represent are based on a contingency fee which means you do not pay us unless you collect money.

*Uninsured Motorist Claims
If you or someone you know has suffered an uninsured motorist claim in Connecticut, we can assist with your claim. We are dedicated in helping our clients. There no out of pocket expenses or fees up front and hire experts to reinforce your case. At the conclusion of your case, we will be compensated for our costs from the recovery. If you do not collect any recovery, you do not owe us any fees or expenses and all costs will be taken care of by us. We manage all cases on a contingency fee basis and only collect money if you are awarded.

- 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. If no recovery is attained, you do not owe anything for the costs and expenses, which we will absorb. All birth injury cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, which means you do not pay us until we recover money for you.

*Doctor Malpractice
If you, or a loved one, have been the victim of doctor malpractice in Connecticut, we can assist you with your doctor malpractice claim. We coordinate advances of all fees and expenses for your doctor malpractice claim including hiring experts to strengthen the case. Once the doctor malpractice case is concluded, we reimburse the costs out of the recovery. If no recovery is attained for doctor malpractice, we absorb the costs and expenses. All doctor malpractice cases are handled on a contingency fee basis–you do not pay us until we recover money for you.

*Emergency Room Malpractice
If you or someone you know has been the victim of emergency room malpractice in Connecticut, we can assist you with your claim. We will arrange to advance all fees and expenses for your case including hiring experts to strengthen your case. Once the case is concluded, we will be reimbursed for costs out of the recovery. If no recovery is attained, you do not owe anything for the costs and expenses, which will be absorbed by us. All cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, which means you do not pay us until we recover money for you.

*Hospital Malpractice
If you or somebody you know have been the victim of hospital malpractice in Connecticut, our firm can assist with your hospital malpractice claim. We organize advances of all costs for your hospital malpractice claim including hiring expert witnesses. Once the hospital malpractice case is completed, the costs are reimbursed out of the recovery. If no recovery occurs for hospital malpractice the costs and expenses are absorbed by us. All hospital malpractice cases are handled on a contingency fee basis–you do not pay us until we recover money for you.

*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. Our nursing home malpractice attorneys will hire experts to strengthen your case. All cases are handled on a contingency fee basis. This means that we do not get paid unless you get paid. Our nursing home malpractice attorneys are known for providing accurate and prompt service. Contact one of our nursing home malpractice attorneys today.

*Surgical Malpractice
If you have been the victim of a surgical malpractice in Connecticut, we may be able to assist you with your claim. We facilitate advancement of all fees and expenses for your surgical malpractice case: hiring expert witnesses to clarify your case. Once the surgical malpractice case is resolved, the firm recuperates the costs from the recovery. If no recovery is reached, you owe nothing for the costs and expenses, which will be absorbed by us. All cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, which means you do not pay us unless we recover money for you.

- Personal Injury Claims

*All Serious Injuries
If you or someone you know has suffered a serious injury in Connecticut, we can assist you with your claim. Our experienced attorneys ready to help you. All fees are advanced at no expense including the hiring of expert witnesses. At the conclusion of the case, our firm will be reimbursed through the recovery. If there is no recovery awarded, you do not owe us any money; all expenses are covered by us. Every case is conducted on a contingency fee basis meaning you do not pay us any money until we claim money for you.

*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. If no recovery is awarded, you owe us nothing and we will cover any fees outstanding. Every case is managed on a contingency fee basis which means you do not owe us money unless we recover a settlement for you.

*Fractured or Broken Bones
If you or someone you know has suffered a broken or fractured bone due to an injury or accident in Connecticut, we can assist with your claim. Put our decades of legal experience to work for you. We will advance all fees and expenses for your case including hiring experts to strengthen your case. Once the case is concluded, we will be reimbursed for costs out of the recovery. If no recovery is attained, you do not owe anything for the costs and expenses, which will be absorbed by us. All cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, which means you do not pay us until we recover money for you.

*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. If no settlement is awarded, you do not pay us anything and we cover all costs. Every case is carried out on a contingency fee basis which means you do not pay us unless there is money recovered.

*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. If no recovery is attained, you will not be held accountable for the costs and expenses, which will be absorbed by us. All cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, which means you do not pay us until we recover you.

*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. In no recovery is awarded, you do not owe us any money and all fees are covered by us. We handle all cases on a contingency fee basis which means you do not owe us any money until we recover money for you.

*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. Our services are provided on a contingency basis. This means that we do not get paid for your wrongful death case until we recover money 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. If no settlement is collected, you do not owe us any fees and all costs are covered by us. Our cases are handled on a contingency fee basis meaning you do not pay us anything unless you collect money at the conclusion of your defective product case.

*Dog Bites – Animal Attacks
If you or someone you know has been involved in a dog bite 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. At the conclusion of the case, our firm will be reimbursed through your recovery. If no recovery is collected, you do not owe us anything and we will pay for all fees. Our firm handles all cases on a contingency fee basis. We only collect money if you are awarded a settlement.

*Lead Paint Poisoning
If you or someone you know has been involved in a lead poisoning case in Connecticut, we can assist you with your claim. Our attorneys have decades of experiences and are ready to work for you. We do not ask for money up front. We advance all fess for your case and hire experts to reinforce your case. At the conclusion of the case, our firm will be reimbursed with the recovery that is received. If no recovery is awarded, you do not owe us anything and we pay for all fees no questions asked. All cases are handled on a contingency fee basis. You only pay us if you collect a settlement.

*Recreational Injuries
If you or someone you know has been involved in a recreational injury case in Connecticut, we can assist you with your claim. We are here to put our decades of legal experience to work. We always advance fees and expenses for your case including the hiring of expert witnesses. When the case is concluded and if recovery is awarded, our firm will be reimbursed for any fees advanced. If you are not awarded with recovery, you do not owe us anything for fees or expenses, which will be covered by us. Every case is handled on a contingency fee basis which means you only pay us if we claim money for you.

*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. Once your slip and fall accident case is settled, we will be reimbursed for our costs out of recovery. If no recovery is reached from your slip and fall accident case, all costs will be incurred by us. All cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, which means if you don’t recover you do not owe us anything.

*Sports Injuries
If you or someone you know has been involved in a sports injury in Connecticut, we can assist you with your claim. Put our decades of legal experience in sports injury accidents to work for you. We will advance all fees and expenses for your case including hiring experts to strengthen your sports injury case. Once your sports injury case has concluded we will be reimbursed for our costs out of recovery. If no recovery is reached, all costs and expenses will be absorbed by us. All cases are on a contingency fee basis, which means you do not pay us until we recover money for you.



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

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