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John A. Collins, III

Accident & Injury, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Car Accident, Animal Bite

www.suismanshapiro.com

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John A. Collins, III, is a Director/Shareholder who concentrates in the areas of Personal Injury Law and Civil Litigation. Attorney Collins currently serves as the Managing Partner of Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law. He is a member of the Connecticut Bar. Mr. Collins received his B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross (1978) and his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law (1981) where he was a member and Notes Editor of the Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law. Attorney Collins is a member of the American, Connecticut and New London County Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Connecticut Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Attorney Collins has successfully obtained verdicts or public settlements on behalf of clients ranging from a $10 Million settlement for a young girl badly burned in a school fire, a 2008 verdict of $379,000 (including interest and costs) for a 22 year old woman injured in an automobile collision, a recent $225,000 settlement for an individual wrongfully deprived of 401k funds and a $1 million judgment for a victim of sexual abuse. Disclaimer: Of course, past results are no indication as to the value or results likely to be obtained in any present and future claims.
Position Organization Location Duration
Managing PartnerSuisman ShapiroNew London, CTPresent
School Degree Major Graduation
Case Western Reserve University School of LawJD Law School1981  
College of the Holy CrossBAPolitical Science1978
State / Court Date
Connecticut1981
United States District Court--Connecticut1981
  • Connecticut Bar Association
    Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association        
    Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association        
    New London County Bar Association
    American Association for Justice
  • Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury-Plaintiffs, 2012 - 2018
    Super Lawyers, 2006 - 2007, 2009-2018
    Martindale Hubbell AV rating, 5.0/5.0 2014-2018
    Avvo 10.10 2018
    Connecticut Bar Foundation: Life Fellow, 2005
  • Personal injury/Plaintiff's verdict: $1,000,000: John Doe1 v. David Zaharie, CV-99-0552498S ---injuries from sexual abuse of a minor;

  • Personal injury | Plaintiff's Verdict: $475,000 | Injury involving defective garage automobile lift

  • Personal Injury | Plaintiff's verdict: $315,000 | Rear end collision

  • Personal injury | $1,053,356 | Arbitration award resulting from serious personal injuries sustained in a pedestrian/auto accident

  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association publication, Pursuing Negligence Actions Arising From Construction Site Injuries, 2004
    Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Self Determination in International Law, 1981
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(1981) Licensed as Attorney in Connecticut. Verified with Connecticut Bar Association.July 05, 2016

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Suite 200, P.O. Box 1591
New London, CT 06320
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