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Richard P. Hastings
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Jeep drivers are suing Fiat Chrysler over a gear shift defect that likely lead to the death of 'Star Trek' actor Anton Yelchin over the weekend.
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A baby died after being left in a hot car on Tuesday afternoon near the town of Melissa.
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Does this include you? Find out how to check. #connecticut  
Consumers in Connecticut will begin receiving account credits or checks on Tuesday, June 21, through the settlement of the eBook price-fixing lawsuit again
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This New Haven, CT pit bull attack is being compared to the Stamford chimpanzee attack due to the very brutal nature of the circumstances and the very serious injuries suffered by the victim. Thoughts and prayers go out to this poor woman. #CTdogattack  
The incident is being compared to a famed Stamford chimpanzee attack in 2009, due to the brutal nature of both instances.
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If you're in the #RidgefieldCT area this Wed thru Sat night, make sure to come out and support the @RidgefieldVFD!
Fireworks and an old-fashioned carnival — rides, games, cotton candy — will start off the summer in Ridgefield. The Ridgefield Volunteer Fire Department’s
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Great share on the dangers of texting and driving from +Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers  #donttextanddrive  
10 Statistics That Capture The Dangers of Texting and Driving
Texting and driving can lead to dangerous even fatal accidents. Make sure to #drivesmart. Read all the stats:
On June 8, a report was released stating that Tennessee bus crash that left two young girls and a teacher's aide dead last December was the
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Parents, we know you may have questions. Check out our #blog for more info! #FAQ #TeenDrivers #Safety
How often does distracted driving result in a teen’s car crash? Find out the results of a new AAA Foundation–University of Iowa study that examined the problem.
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  • Hastings, Cohan & Walsh LLP
    CT Injury & Accident Attorney, 1988 - present
    Connecticut Personal Injury & Accident Attorneys
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Hastings, Cohan & Walsh LLP
Connecticut Personal Injury and Accident Attorney
Attorney Hastings has been named one of the top 100 trial lawyers in CT by The National Trial Lawyers. Mr. Hastings is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum which is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the U.S. The membership is limited to attorneys who have won million dollar verdicts or settlements. Less than 1% of all lawyers in the country are members. He has also been named a Connecticut Super Lawyer, a peer evaluated award limited to only 5% of the state’s attorneys. He has also been named a New England Super Lawyer which is limited to the top 5% of all lawyers in ME, NH, VT, MA, RI and CT. He is listed as one of the Top Rated Lawyers in New England’s Leading Leaders Magazine. He has also been named one of the New York Area’s Top Rated Lawyers. He has been named a Top Lawyer by Greenwich Magazine, New Canaan Darien Magazine, Stamford Magazine, Westport Weston & Wilton Magazine and Fairfield Magazine. He is rated AV by Martindale Hubbell, its highest rating, and is included in the Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers.
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Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, co-author of Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing published by CelebrityPress which was #1 on the Insurance Best-Seller list on, member of the National Academy of Best-Selling Authors and is a member of America’s PremierExperts, hold the title of Distinguished Toastmaster from Toastmasters International, its highest designation, trained as a mediator by Harvard Law School and the Center for Mediation in Law
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Fire Department issues Halloween safety tips | The Ridgefield Press

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Toddler who died in car identified

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Injured worker awarded record settlement

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