Practice Areas

Personal Injury Law

Our personal injury lawyers can help you seek compensation to pay for the medical expenses that resulted from your recent accident. Furthermore, insurance claims and adjusters may need to be dealt with legally in order to secure you the money due.

Our team is dedicated to handling every aspect of our clients' personal injury cases in order to assist them in recovering full financial compensation for the injuries they have experienced. We know this is a difficult time to go through and therefore provide personal attention as well as aggressive attorney representation to help you rebuild, recover and move on with your life.

Employment Law

 

The Hardman Law Offices, LLC, employment attorneys provide counseling and litigation services to clients on a wide range of employment law issues. We have represented individuals in claims relating to employment discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, whistleblower activities, breach of restrictive covenants, ERISA, federal and state wage statutes, unemployment compensation, and in hearings before the Human Rights Commission.

Workers Compensation

Injured on the job in Connecticut

Knowing that you could possibly be out of work due to an accident that happened at your place of employment is something that many people deal with on a daily basis. Fortunately, our law firm is dedicated to providing the highest quality of legal representation to ensure that all injured workers are properly compensated for their losses. If you were injured at work, you may have the right to seek benefits for medical care and living expenses while you are injured.

An Connecticut workers' compensation lawyer at the The Hardman Law Offices, LLC can talk to you about your particular case and options. Our office understands that every case is unique and the injuries you have sustained are painful, both physically and emotionally.​​

Criminal Law

 

Attorney Tracey Hardman offers straightforward advice and representation to individuals who may be suspected of criminal activity, arrested or formally charged in Connecticut. At the The Hardman Law Offices, LLC, you will talk directly to criminal defense attorney Hardman, not to a junior associate or a paralegal.

If you or a loved one is faced with a criminal charge, do not talk to the police without first seeking legal advice. Contact first the The Hardman Law Offices to speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney in Middlesex County, who can advise you of your options and help you avoid self-incrimination.

 

Medical Malpractice Law

Every year, thousands of people are injured or even die because of mistakes made during their medical care. Known as medical malpractice, these preventable mishaps can take place in hospitals, private surgeries, medical clinics, or when receiving treatment from any other kind of healthcare provider. Mistakes in healthcare have the potential to become life-changing, leading to loss of income, pain and suffering, ongoing medical needs, and long-term care bills. These errors can also cause significant emotional distress.

The Hardman Law Offices, LLC, has represented many clients in Connecticut who have been affected by medical negligence. By holding the doctor or physician responsible for their actions, our firms medical malpractice attorneys can help recover your losses and help you move forward with your life.

Wrongful Death Law

 

Hardman Law Personal Injury Attorneys

 

Death is, unfortunately, something that none of us can avoid. However, loved ones are tragically lost every day to due to negligence and recklessness that could have been avoided. If this has happened to you, and you have prematurely lost someone you love as a result of someone else’s carelessness, we want to help. We have nearly 50 years of legal experience and know that it takes to get the compensation you deserve.

 

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim?

 

The term, “loved ones” is abstract and needs to be more clearly defined. In Connecticut, the “personal representative” of the deceased is allowed to file a wrongful death claim, and the personal representative is most often a relative but does not necessarily have to be.

Damages To Be Recovered

We understand that it may seem vulgar to assign a monetary figure to the loss of a loved one. Relationships such as these far exceed the limits of money, but this is the only way our current court system can do its best to rectify an injustice such as losing a dear parent, child, sibling, or spouse.

The courts will often recognize the following damages and order compensation for them:

  • Funeral and burial costs

  • The deceased’s pain and suffering between injury and death

  • The deceased’s loss of wages, benefits, and earning capability

  • Grief and mental anguish of the deceased’s survivors

  • Loss of companionship, guidance, and consortium

  • Punitive damages to punish and make an example of the liable party

Family Law

The Hardman Law Offices, LLC, handles domestic relations cases which include the entire spectrum of family-related legal issues such as: separation, divorce, custody, visitation, alimony and spousal support, child support, prenuptial agreements, protection from abuse, adoptions, guardianship's, termination of parental rights, criminal matters involving family members and delinquency cases.

DUI Defense 

 

Unlike other criminal cases, many DUI cases are very different. More often than not, the people we represent in need of a DWI in drunk driving arrests are people who have never dealt with the criminal justice system.

People charged with driving under the influence suffer consequences far beyond just a court case. For example, many arrested for DUI find themselves scrambling to keep their job as there’s an immediate impact on their ability to commute back and forth to work, not to mention those people who drive during the workday, such as salespeople that cover a particular territory or region.

Additionally, those arrested for driving under the influence are also confronted with the Department of Motor Vehicle’s Administrative Per Se suspension and hearing process. As a result, in addition to criminal court, this is another venue (DMV) where they need to appear. This results in higher legal costs, more stress and another layer of bureaucracy.

For those that live outside the city, and need to commute to work or school, or just need to go grocery shopping, average everyday tasks become virtually impossible. Being able to drive is like breathing because we don’t notice that we’re breathing until someone takes away the oxygen; then we panic! Once we can’t drive, everyday life becomes a nightmare.

Driving under suspension is NOT an option because if someone was arrested for driving while under suspension for drunk driving, they would be charged with a new and separate criminal offense of driving under suspension. That particular charge requires a mandatory 30-day jail sentence, above and beyond any punishment for the drunk driving case.

We have represented many people who have arrested for driving with an elevated blood alcohol level. We work to try and bring some order back into their lives.

 

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