Dynamic Bridgeport Litigators With a Wealth of Experience
Compassionate, Analytical Connecticut Attorneys Established in 1971, the firm of Weinstein, Weiner, Ignal, Napolitano & Shapiro, P.C. brings together six of the finest legal minds in the state of Connecticut and serves clients' needs from Bridgeport, Fairfield, Stratford, Milford, Trumbull and Easton all the way to New Haven. Together, our clients represent a diverse cross-section of Connecticut residents, including small businesses and individuals from every economic stratum. Seasoned lawyers When you choose a firm to represent your legal needs, the first thing you should ask yourself is, "Do these attorneys have the experience to guarantee me the highest probability of success?" At Weinstein, Weiner, Ignal, Napolitano & Shapiro, P.C., the answer is a resounding, "Yes." Although the firm itself has been in existence for more than four decades, our combined experience is in excess of two centuries. That's 230 years of legal knowledge. All at one firm all fighting for you. Attorneys at Weinstein, Weiner, Ignal, Napolitano & Shapiro, P.C. have been community fixtures since the 1950s. We know the ins and outs of the local courts, and we have contacts throughout the legal system. Use our established presence to your advantage, and let the opposition know that you mean business by retaining the services of Bridgeport's Weinstein, Weiner, Ignal, Napolitano & Shapiro, P.C. A deeper understanding Our experience lends itself to a more critical approach to the law, which gives us a deeper philosophical understanding of not only its essence, but also how to apply it in our clients' favor. Although our winning record reflects our drive to succeed, we refuse to take the rote, formulaic approach to representation that some of our firm's peers subscribe to. Here, you will find well-versed attorneys who consider themselves craftsmen at their particular areas of legal focus. Simplifying the process Our attorneys understand that, when dealing with the complexities of Connecticut's court system, you may find yourself feeling intimidated or confused. We are here to put your mind at ease. Patiently, in a warm, polite and welcoming manner, we will educate you as to the particular legal issues surrounding your case. From us, you will gain a full understanding of your options and the ways in which we can help, as well as all possible outcomes. After receiving our counsel, you will feel confident in making well-informed decisions. Highly rated The firm of Weinstein, Weiner, Ignal, Napolitano & Shapiro, P.C. boasts some of the most highly rated and well-qualified attorneys in the area. Gerald T. Weiner (Member), Burton M. Weinstein (Of Counsel), and Judith A. Mauzaka (Member) are all AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell the highest recognition possible in the legal industry for their professionalism and ethics. Howard Evan Ignal (Member), Roberta Napolitano (Member), and Richard J. Shapiro (Member) have all earned a BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell for their professionalism and ethics. Roberta Napolitano (Member) is also listed as a "Super Lawyer." Areas of Practice Our attorneys have a wide breadth of legal experience and are ready to help you with cases involving: Personal Injury / Workers' Compensation Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Real Estate Transactions Commercial and Residential Civil and Criminal Litigation Begin with a free consultation from one of the meticulous attorneys at Weinstein, Weiner, Ignal, Napolitano & Shapiro, P.C. Get in touch with us via phone at 203-333-1177 or online. Take the first step in your legal journey by scheduling a free consultation at our conveniently located Bridgeport, Connecticut, office. You will meet with an attorney who will perform a precursory analysis of your case and listen to what you have to say. From there, we can offer our preliminary opinions, and you can decide how you would like to proceed. You deserve the very best shot at a positive outcome, and Weinstein, Weiner, Ignal, Napolitano & Shapiro, P.C. is the firm that can help. Contact us today.
350 Fairfield Avenue, P.O. BOX 9177
Bridgeport CT 06601
Bridgeport Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation Attorneys
Providing compassionate assistance for victims in Connecticut Personal injury is a serious matter that can drastically affect your health, your job, your family and your future. If you have suffered an injury because of somebody else's negligence, you need an experienced personal injury attorney by your side. While you concentrate on getting well, we diligently pursue the compensation you need to get your life back on track. Experienced lawyers on your side Our personal injury lawyers at Weinstein, Weiner, Ignal, Napolitano & Shapiro, P.C. have more than 230 years of combined experience in this area of the law. We have witnessed the heartache that results from serious injury and wrongful death. With compassion and resolve, we have achieved justice for families devastated by motor vehicle accidents, defective products, dangerous prescription drugs, unsafe work conditions and professional medical negligence. We take great satisfaction in helping injured victims obtain full compensation for their past and future medical bills, lost income, emotional distress, and pain and suffering. By teaming with the finest physicians, engineers, and other experts, we are able to maximize your recovery. The inability to work combined with the accumulation of medical bills adds financial strain to the stress of injury. At Weinstein, Weiner, Ignal, Napolitano & Shapiro, P.C., we handle your personal injury claim on a contingency basis. That means you don't have to pay us to represent you until we recover compensation for you through a settlement or a trial. Knowledgeable help when you need it most Consulting an attorney immediately after an injury is essential to the preservation of crucial evidence and witness testimony. Also, Connecticut law places time limits on filing personal injury claims. To ensure timely investigation of your claim, the attorneys at Weinstein, Weiner, Ignal, Napolitano & Shapiro, P.C. can schedule appointments on weekends or evenings, and we can make hospital and home visits. Our offices are conveniently located in Bridgeport. Bridgeport attorneys protecting Connecticut workers When, after all your hard work and commitment to the job, you are injured abruptly in a workplace accident, it can have devastating consequences for you, your family and your future employment prospects. The distressing aftermath of a workplace injury can leave you feeling vulnerable and alone. The dedicated attorneys at Weinstein, Weiner, Ignal, Napolitano & Shapiro, P.C., in Bridgeport, can help you obtain the compensation for your injuries or illness that you rightfully deserve, including: Compensation for permanent disability Dependents' recovery for worker's death Lost wages or salary Rehabilitation expenses Retraining costs Qualifying for workers' compensation You are entitled to workers' compensation for an injury or illness that occurred at your workplace or while you were engaged in a work-related activity, regardless of whether the injury or illness occurred in connection with your job. Even in the absence of your employer's fault or negligence, you can still receive the help you need through workers' compensation benefits. Waiving workers' compensation When you accept a workers' compensation payment, you forfeit your right to pursue other remedies against a negligent employer. If your employer has acted negligently, you may deserve award of pain and suffering and other damages not granted through a workers' compensation claim. At Weinstein, Weiner, Ignal, Napolitano & Shapiro, P.C., our attorneys carefully review your case to determine how you can best recover the compensation you deserve. Appealing a workers' compensation decision If your workers' compensation claim is unfairly denied, you have only a short window of opportunity to appeal the unjust decision. Weinstein, Weiner, Ignal, Napolitano & Shapiro, P.C. can help you maneuver through the overwhelming bureaucratic process of appealing to the Connecticut workers' compensation board. Contact us now To schedule your free consultation, call Weinstein, Weiner, Ignal, Napolitano & Shapiro, P.C. at 203-333-1177, or contact us online. Discuss your situation with a personal injury and workers' compensation attorney who will treat your case with the compassion and attentiveness it deserves.
1985, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
University of Connecticut, J.D.
Bridgeport and Connecticut (Member: Executive Committee, Commercial Law Section; Standards of Title Review Committee, Commercial Bar Section) Bar Associations
Member, Panel of Chapter 7 Trustees for District of Connecticut
Jamaica, New York
In re Kujan, 286 B.R. 216 (Bkrtcy. Conn. 2002)
In re Raytech Corp., 242 B.R. 222 (Bkrtcy. Conn. 1999)
Fichera v. Mine Hill Corporation, 541 A 2d 472, 207 Conn. 204 (1988)
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